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    The Daily Vertical: A Contrast, A Lie — And A Deal?
    May26

    The Daily Vertical: A Contrast, A Lie — And A Deal?

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU’s Tusk ‘Quite Sure’ Russia Sanctions Will Be Extended
    May26

    EU’s Tusk ‘Quite Sure’ Russia Sanctions Will Be Extended

    EU Council President Donald Tusk says he is “quite sure” that the bloc will renew its economic sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine “in the next two or three weeks without huge discussions.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN Torture Group Suspends Ukraine Visit Over Obstructions
    May25

    UN Torture Group Suspends Ukraine Visit Over Obstructions

    A United Nations torture prevention group has suspended its visit to Ukraine after being denied access to places in several parts of the country where it suspects people are being deprived of their liberty by the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Who Pretended To Be High Schooler Faces U.S. Fraud Charges
    May25

    Ukrainian Who Pretended To Be High Schooler Faces U.S. Fraud Charges

    A Ukrainian man accused of faking his name and age while attending a central Pennsylvania high school and having sex with an underage girl is facing federal passport fraud and social security fraud charges in the United States. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Swiss Law Makes It Easier To Seize, Repatriate Funds Plundered By Dictators
    May25

    Swiss Law Makes It Easier To Seize, Repatriate Funds Plundered By Dictators

    Switzerland’s government says it will implement a new law in July that will make it easier to seize and repatriate illicit wealth that has been stashed in its banks by foreign dictators. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s New Hope
    May25

    Ukraine’s New Hope

    Nadia Sacvhenko could just turn out to be Ukraine’s Vaclav Havel; or its Lech Walesa; or its Nelson Mandela. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s New Hope
    May25

    Ukraine’s New Hope

    Nadia Sacvhenko could just turn out to be Ukraine’s Vaclav Havel; or its Lech Walesa; or its Nelson Mandela. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Savchenko Released, But Fate Of Other Ukrainians Imprisoned In Russia Unclear
    May25

    Savchenko Released, But Fate Of Other Ukrainians Imprisoned In Russia Unclear

    With Russia’s release of Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who returned to a hero’s welcome in Kyiv, attention now shifts to the fate of other Ukrainians jailed in Russia on charges their supporters say are dubious. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Savchenko Vows To Fight To Free Other Prisoners
    May25

    Savchenko Vows To Fight To Free Other Prisoners

    Ukraine’s Nadia Savchenko vowed to fight for the release of other prisoners still held by Russia. The 35-year-old pilot was freed on May 25 after almost two years in Russian captivity. She was swapped for two Russians convicted of fighting alongside pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine. After arriving at Kyiv airport, Savchenko told...

    Savchenko Defiant After Release By Russia
    May25

    Savchenko Defiant After Release By Russia

    Freed Ukrainian pilot Nadio Savchenko said she was prepared to continue fighting for her country. After nearly two years of imprisonment, she was released by Russia on May 25 in a prisoner exchange. Savchenko was swapped for two Russians who had been captured in eastern Ukraine while fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists. Speaking next to...

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