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    Ukrainian Pilot Goes on Trial in Russia
    Sep23

    Ukrainian Pilot Goes on Trial in Russia

    A Ukraine helicopter pilot accused in the deaths of two Russian journalists last year in war-ravaged eastern Ukraine has formally denied charges from Russian prosecutors, calling the case against her “a piece of rubbish.” Pilot Nadiya Savchenko spoke Tuesday from a glass cage inside a courtroom in southwestern Russia, at the opening...

    OSCE Envoy Regrets Lack of Progress in Ukraine Talks
    Sep23

    OSCE Envoy Regrets Lack of Progress in Ukraine Talks

    An envoy from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has voiced regret over the intransigence of Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine, who have insisted on holding local elections in defiance of the Ukrainian government.Ambassador Martin Sajdik, the… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s richest man plays both sides of war’s front line
    Sep23

    Ukraine’s richest man plays both sides of war’s front line

    KRASNODON, Ukraine — In this town deep in eastern Ukraine’s rebel heartland, about a quarter of the population works in the coal mines owned by billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man. Here and elsewhere in territory controlled by the separatist insurgency, the tycoon keeps the lights on and people clothed and fed, with a...

    Food trucks stopped entering Crimea – here’s why
    Sep23

    Food trucks stopped entering Crimea – here’s why

    Activists in Ukraine have set up road blocks to stop supplies entering Russia-controlled Crimea to protest the treatment of Tatars …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Tatars blockade Russian-held Crimea
    Sep22

    Ukrainian Tatars blockade Russian-held Crimea

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to press the Crimea issue at the UN next week. …read more Source: USA...

    OSCE envoy regrets lack of progress in Ukraine talks
    Sep22

    OSCE envoy regrets lack of progress in Ukraine talks

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — An envoy from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has voiced regret over the intransigence of Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine, who have insisted on holding local elections in defiance of the Ukrainian government.Ambassador Martin Sajdik, the OSCE’s representative at the Contact Group talks,...

    High-profile trial of Ukrainian officer begins in Russia
    Sep22

    High-profile trial of Ukrainian officer begins in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Tuesday began hearing the high-profile case against a Ukrainian officer who is charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    OSCE envoy upset by intransigence of Russia-backed rebels in talks with Ukraine
    Sep22

    OSCE envoy upset by intransigence of Russia-backed rebels in talks with Ukraine

    An envoy from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has voiced regret over the intransigence of Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine, who have insisted on holding local elections in defiance of the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: FOX...

    OSCE Envoy Regrets Lack of Progress in Ukraine Talks
    Sep22

    OSCE Envoy Regrets Lack of Progress in Ukraine Talks

    OSCE envoy upset by intransigence of Russia-backed rebels in talks with Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Media freedom declining in Europe, free-press advocate warns
    Sep22

    Media freedom declining in Europe, free-press advocate warns

    WARSAW — A leading advocate for media freedom warned Tuesday that the climate for journalists in Europe is deteriorating as governments react to political crises with restrictions that include physical harassment, bans on freedom of movement and limits on freedom of expression. Dunja Mijatovic, media freedom representative for the Organization...