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    Ukrainian Government’s New Ethics Code Bans Officials From Criticizing State Authorities
    Mar01

    Ukrainian Government’s New Ethics Code Bans Officials From Criticizing State Authorities

    Ukraine has banned government officials from publicly criticizing the work of state institutions and their colleagues. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ousted Yanukovych Plans to Return as Ukraine’s President
    Mar01

    Ousted Yanukovych Plans to Return as Ukraine’s President

    Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych plans to return to Ukraine and assume his old post, the politician’s legal representative told Ukrainian news agency Glavkom on Tuesday. Yanukovych was toppled in early 2014 after months of protests against his pro-Russian government in Kiev’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti square. He fled to Russia...

    Ukrainian Pilot on Trial in Russia Threatens Hunger Strike
    Mar01

    Ukrainian Pilot on Trial in Russia Threatens Hunger Strike

    An imprisoned Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia has threatened to go on hunger strike unless she is extradited back home after the verdict, her sister says. Closing arguments in the trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko begin on Wednesday, and the verdict is due shortly. Russian authorities have indicated that they expect Savchenko, who is...

    Next Up in the EU: Czexit?
    Mar01

    Next Up in the EU: Czexit?

    With four months to the Brexit vote, EU referenda seem to be getting more and more popular in Europe. Open Europe reports: Czech President Milos Zeman yesterday voiced support for a potential referendum on EU exit in the country, arguing, “I’m on the side of those who are against a [Czech] EU exit, but I also oppose those who want to...

    Ukrainian Pilot Pledges Full Hunger Strike As Trial In Russia Nears End
    Mar01

    Ukrainian Pilot Pledges Full Hunger Strike As Trial In Russia Nears End

    A Ukrainian pilot imprisoned and on trial in Russia has threatened to go on hunger strike unless she is extradited back home after the verdict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry Announces New Plan Not to Talk About Failed Ceasefire
    Mar01

    Kerry Announces New Plan Not to Talk About Failed Ceasefire

    Long, talk drink of failure John Kerry is on his second failed ceasefire in Syria in a matter of weeks. And he’s got a bold new plan for dealing with the fact that everyone is still shooting up Syria. Don’t ask, don’t tell. John Kerry said on Monday he had agreed with his Russian counterpart not to discuss alleged violations of...

    Russian Warplanes Sit Idle on Syria Base During Cease-Fire
    Mar01

    Russian Warplanes Sit Idle on Syria Base During Cease-Fire

    HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria—Dozens of Russian warplanes sat idle Tuesday on the tarmac at this Russian air base in Syria on the fourth day of a cease-fire brokered by Moscow and Washington. The apparent lull in action witnessed by the AP on a trip to the base, which was organized by the Russian defense and foreign ministries, contrasts with the...

    Lawyer Says Yanukovych Wants To Return To Ukraine, Serve As President
    Mar01

    Lawyer Says Yanukovych Wants To Return To Ukraine, Serve As President

    A lawyer for Ukraine’s ousted former president, Viktor Yanukovych, says his client now wants to return to Ukraine and serve as its president. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian pilot threatens to go on hunger strike
    Mar01

    Imprisoned Ukrainian pilot threatens to go on hunger strike

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The sister of an imprisoned Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says her sibling will go on hunger strike unless she is extradited back home after the verdict. Closing arguments in the trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko begin on Wednesday with the verdict expected to follow shortly. Savchenko, who then fought in a...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian pilot threatens to go on hunger strike
    Mar01

    Imprisoned Ukrainian pilot threatens to go on hunger strike

    The sister of an imprisoned Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says her sibling will go on hunger strike unless she is extradited back home after the verdict. …read more Source: FOX...