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    Mikhail Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine After Crimea Comments
    May26

    Mikhail Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine After Crimea Comments

    Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) has banned former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev from entering Ukraine for a period of five years, news site Ukrainskaya Pravda has reported. Gorbachev is held in high esteem by many Western politicians for his attempts to reform the Soviet Union and presided over the successful declaration of independence...

    Ivan The Terminator: Russia Is Showing Off Its New Robot Soldier
    May26

    Ivan The Terminator: Russia Is Showing Off Its New Robot Soldier

    Russia is touting its Iron Man a humanoid military robot in the new global arms race that has sprung up over high-tech weaponry. “The development of a special military robot is one of the priorities of military construction in Russia,” the Russian daily newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda reported recently.The purpose of Iron Man, the...

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine
    May26

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — After being freed from a Russian jail, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko stands to emerge as a wild new force in Ukraine's already volatile politics…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Savchenko’s Return Heralds New Turmoil in Ukraine
    May26

    Savchenko’s Return Heralds New Turmoil in Ukraine

    After being freed from Russian jail, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko is likely to become a new wild force in the volatile Ukrainian politics, posing a tough challenge to the nation’s political clans already locked in fierce battles for power …read more Source: ABC...

    Gorbachev Banned From Entering Ukraine For Five Years Over Crimea Remarks
    May26

    Gorbachev Banned From Entering Ukraine For Five Years Over Crimea Remarks

    The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) has imposed a ban against former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev that forbids him from entering Ukraine for five years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Nadiya Savchenko released, lawyer says
    May26

    Ukrainian Nadiya Savchenko released, lawyer says

    Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who became a national hero during her two years of detention by Russia, has been released, her lawyer said Wednesday on Twitter. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians Ponder Savchenko’s Future
    May26

    Ukrainians Ponder Savchenko’s Future

    What does the future hold for freed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko? After nearly two years of imprisonment, she was released by Russia on May 25 in a prisoner exchange. Savchenko’s defiance behind bars helped make her a hero for many Ukrainians. People on the streets of Kyiv weighed in on what might await her. (RFE/RL’s Current Time...

    Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks
    May26

    Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks

    The Ukrainian intelligence agency SBU says it has barred the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, from visiting Ukraine for the next five years. …read more Source: FOX...

    Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks
    May26

    Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian intelligence agency SBU says it has barred the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, from visiting Ukraine for the next five years. The SBU said in a statement Thursday that this was a reaction to Gorbachev’s public condoning of the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea. The Sunday Times quoted 85-year...

    Gorbachev Barred From Visiting Ukraine for Crimea Remarks
    May26

    Gorbachev Barred From Visiting Ukraine for Crimea Remarks

    The Ukrainian intelligence agency SBU says it has barred the last leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev from visiting Ukraine for the next five years …read more Source: ABC...