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    Russian Actor Put On Ukraine’s ‘Wanted List’ For Shooting At Troops
    Jan27

    Russian Actor Put On Ukraine’s ‘Wanted List’ For Shooting At Troops

    The Ukrainian Interior Ministry has added a prominent Russian actor to a wanted list for firing a machine gun towards Ukrainian armed forces in eastern Ukraine in October. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Agrees €1.8 Billion For Ukraine
    Jan27

    EU Agrees €1.8 Billion For Ukraine

    EU finance ministers agreed on Tuesday to loan Ukraine 1.8 billion euros ($2.0 billion) to help save it from bankruptcy, leaving open the option of increasing aid at a later stage. Diplomats at the meeting in Brussels said several European governments including Britain pushed for as much as 2.6 billion euros in medium-term loans for this year and...

    Ukrainian Veteran Recalls Liberation Of Auschwitz
    Jan27

    Ukrainian Veteran Recalls Liberation Of Auschwitz

    Mykola Karpenko was just 17 when he was drafted into the Soviet Army from his village in Ukraine. His unit was among those that freed the prisoners of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland on January 27, 1945. Karpenko, now 86, recalls the horrors he witnessed at the Nazi death camp. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more...

    Russian Deputy: Savchenko Cannot Be Released On Immunity Status
    Jan27

    Russian Deputy: Savchenko Cannot Be Released On Immunity Status

    A senior Russian lawmaker says immunity granted by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is no grounds for the release of a Ukrainian pilot who is in the seventh week of a hunger strike in a Russian jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Leaders Mark Auschwitz Liberation 70 Years On
    Jan27

    Leaders Mark Auschwitz Liberation 70 Years On

    BRZEZINKA, Poland (AP) — When the Soviet army entered Auschwitz exactly 70 years ago, finding piles of corpses and prisoners close to death, a Russian soldier took a small and hungry 11-year-old girl into his arms and rocked her tenderly, tears coming to his eyes. That girl, today 81-year-old Paula Lebovics, doesn’t know who that soldier...

    Schäuble Urges Ukraine to Start Talks With Creditors
    Jan27

    Schäuble Urges Ukraine to Start Talks With Creditors

    Germany’s finance minister said that Kiev should begin negotiations on how to restructure its debts as part of a wider plan to stabilize the conflict-ridden country. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine rebels “knowingly targeted civilians”
    Jan27

    Ukraine rebels “knowingly targeted civilians”

    Security Council told shelling of eastern town may amount to war crimes, as U.S. ambassador says bloodshed “made in Moscow” …read more Source:...

    Dutch judge approves hacking suspect’s extradition to US
    Jan27

    Dutch judge approves hacking suspect’s extradition to US

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch judge on Tuesday approved the extradition to the U.S. of a Russian suspected of involvement in a multimillion-dollar computer hack. The ruling at The Hague District Court clears the way for Vladimir Drinkman to be sent to New Jersey, where he is one of four Russians and a Ukrainian charged in a sophisticated...

    Ukraine Parliament Calls Russia ‘Aggressor State,’ Seeks More Aid, Sanctions
    Jan27

    Ukraine Parliament Calls Russia ‘Aggressor State,’ Seeks More Aid, Sanctions

    Ukraine’s parliament has adopted a statement branding Russia an “aggressor state,” a move that deputies hope will pave the way for punishment under international law. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow Court Refuses to Lift Navalny’s House Arrest
    Jan27

    Moscow Court Refuses to Lift Navalny’s House Arrest

    MOSCOW— The Moscow City Court has refused to lift the house arrest of anti-corruption campaigner and leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny. Navalny was convicted in late December of fraud and given a 3 1/2 -year suspended sentence, but was ordered to remain under house arrest until his appeals were exhausted. Navalny claimed this was illegal...