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    Moscow Court Considers Extending Savchenko’s Pretrial Detention
    May06

    Moscow Court Considers Extending Savchenko’s Pretrial Detention

    A court in Moscow was considering on May 6 whether to extend the pretrial detention of Ukrainian pilot and parliament member Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed in action against separatists as cease-fire deal teeters on brink
    May06

    5 Ukrainian troops killed in action against separatists as cease-fire deal teeters on brink

    Ukraine says five government troops battling separatist forces in the east have been killed in one of the worst single days of bloodshed since a cease-fire was declared in February. …read more Source: FOX...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brink
    May06

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brink

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine says five government troops battling separatist forces in the east have been killed in one of the worst single days… …read more Source:...

    More Fighting Reported in Eastern Ukraine
    May06

    More Fighting Reported in Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine’s military said on May 6 that five of its soldiers were killed and 12 wounded during the previous 24 hours amid reports of more fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Over 38 million people ‘internally displaced by conflicts’
    May06

    Over 38 million people ‘internally displaced by conflicts’

    Geneva (AFP) – Conflicts and violence in places like Syria and Ukraine have displaced a record 38 million people inside their own countries, equivalent to the total populations of New York, London and Beijing, a watchdog group said Wednesday.Nearly one third of them — a full 11 million people — were displaced last year alone,...

    French Foreign Minister To Attend Moscow’s Victory Day Celebrations
    May06

    French Foreign Minister To Attend Moscow’s Victory Day Celebrations

    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says he plans to take part in Moscow’s May 9 celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure
    May06

    As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure

    Trenches fortified by timber have been hollowed out for soldiers to take up positions. […] bulky, metallic obstacles looped together with more barbed wire are laid across the fields to halt advancing tanks and infantry. With much of eastern Ukraine in the hands of Russian-backed separatists, large swaths of the border remain impossible to...

    As Ukraine erects defensive fence on Russian border, critics fear expensive failure
    May06

    As Ukraine erects defensive fence on Russian border, critics fear expensive failure

    The flimsy, razor wire-topped fences popping up along bare expanses of Ukraine’s eastern frontier are the first line of defense against a much-feared Russian invasion. …read more Source: FOX...

    As Ukraine Erects Defenses, Critics Fear Expensive Failure
    May06

    As Ukraine Erects Defenses, Critics Fear Expensive Failure

    As Ukraine erects defensive fence on Russian border, critics fear expensive failure …read more Source: ABC...

    As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure
    May06

    As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure

    HOPTIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The flimsy, razor wire-topped fences popping up along bare expanses of Ukraine’s eastern frontier are the first line of defense against a much-feared Russian invasion. Trenches fortified by timber have been hollowed out for soldiers to take up positions. And bulky, metallic obstacles looped together with more...