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    Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife
    May22

    Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, including torturing prisoners and summarily killing them, the Amnesty International rights group said in a report Friday. Amnesty said in a statement that it has heard from former captives of both Ukrainian government and separatist forces who say...

    EU Eastern Partnership Summit Hangs On Wording
    May22

    EU Eastern Partnership Summit Hangs On Wording

    The European Union’s Eastern Partnership summit in Riga enters its second and final day on May 22 with the biggest issues likely to be the wording of the summit’s final declaration and prospects for eventual visa liberalization for Ukraine and Georgia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU, Ukraine sign $2 billion loan deal at Eastern summit
    May22

    EU, Ukraine sign $2 billion loan deal at Eastern summit

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The European Union offered more money and the promise of visa-free travel to some post-communist nations Friday in an East-West partnership that has tempered its ambitions after Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife
    May22

    Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, including torturing prisoners and summarily… …read more Source:...

    EU, Ukraine sign $2 billion loan deal at Eastern summit
    May22

    EU, Ukraine sign $2 billion loan deal at Eastern summit

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The European Union offered more money and the promise of visa-free travel to some post-communist nations Friday in an East-West partnership that has tempered its ambitions after Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife
    May22

    Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Amnesty International says both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are almost daily perpetrating war crimes, including torture and summary killings of prisoners. …read more Source: CNS...

    The New Cold War Is Getting Serious: US To Send B-52s To Sweden
    May22

    The New Cold War Is Getting Serious: US To Send B-52s To Sweden

    The ultimate symbol of the Cold War is back to play a leading role in the confrontation between NATO and Russia that began last year over the Ukrainian conflict. The United States is sending the B-52 Stratofortress, the giant nuclear bomber that stood on alert for decades to strike the Soviet Union, to take part in an exercise in Sweden next...

    Ukraine crisis: Kiev prisoners ‘admit to being in Russian army’
    May22

    Ukraine crisis: Kiev prisoners ‘admit to being in Russian army’

    Two men captured by Ukrainian troops on Saturday have confessed to being members of the Russian armed forces, a report by European mediators says. The pair were interviewed at a military hospital in Kiev by members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). “They were armed but had no orders to attack,” the security body...

    EU, Ukraine Sign $2 Billion Loan Deal At Eastern Summit
    May22

    EU, Ukraine Sign $2 Billion Loan Deal At Eastern Summit

    The European Union and Ukraine have signed a 1.8 billion euro ($2 billion) loan deal to help revive Ukraine’s ailing economy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Amnesty International: All sides in Ukraine fighting are perpetrating war crimes almost daily
    May22

    Amnesty International: All sides in Ukraine fighting are perpetrating war crimes almost daily

    Amnesty International says both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are almost daily perpetrating war crimes, including torture and summary killings of prisoners. …read more Source: FOX...