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    Russian Treason Suspect Released, Ordered Not To Leave City
    Feb03

    Russian Treason Suspect Released, Ordered Not To Leave City

    A lawyer for a Russian woman accused of treason for allegedly reporting to the Ukrainian Embassy about possible troop movements says his client will be released from custody by the end of February 3. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lawyer Says Ukrainian Pilot ‘Dying Slowly’ In Russian Jail
    Feb03

    Lawyer Says Ukrainian Pilot ‘Dying Slowly’ In Russian Jail

    A lawyer for Nadia Savchenko says the captured Ukrainian Air Force pilot is “dying slowly” in a Russian prison after 50 days on a hunger strike. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    As Fighting Rages, Ukrainian Civilians Grow Desperate
    Feb03

    As Fighting Rages, Ukrainian Civilians Grow Desperate

    The town of Debaltseve has been caught in the crossfire between Ukrainian military forces and separatist fighters for more than two weeks. Many residents have fled, and those who remain are struggling to survive as food supplies dwindle and the fighting draws closer. (Produced by Zinaida Burskaya for RFE/RL’s Current Time program)...

    Russians To Enter Ukraine With Travel Passports Only
    Feb03

    Russians To Enter Ukraine With Travel Passports Only

    Russian citizens will need passports to enter Ukraine as of March 1, a change that reflects severe tension between the neighbors amid an armed conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN Says Ukraine Death Toll Above 5,350 After Sharp Escalation
    Feb03

    UN Says Ukraine Death Toll Above 5,350 After Sharp Escalation

    ​A senior UN official says the death toll in the conflict in eastern Ukraine has reached at least 5,358 and urged all sides to halt a potentially “catastrophic” escalation in fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians Bid Tearful Farewell To Singer
    Feb03

    Ukrainians Bid Tearful Farewell To Singer

    Hundreds of Ukrainians gathered to remember singer Andriy Kuzmenko, better known by his stage name Skryabin, who was killed in a car crash on February 2. Police said his car collided with a milk tanker. The 47-year-old was hugely popular in Ukraine, and like many Ukrainian musicians had also been politically active – recently playing a...

    The Daily Vertical: High Stakes In Ukraine
    Feb03

    The Daily Vertical: High Stakes In Ukraine

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that will appear Monday through Friday. Viewers can submit suggested topics to address on Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Lawmakers Seek Clarity On White House Russia Policy Review
    Feb03

    U.S. Lawmakers Seek Clarity On White House Russia Policy Review

    U.S. lawmakers are pushing for details on an ongoing White House review of its policy toward Russia amid escalating violence between Ukrainian forces and pro-Moscow rebels that Western leaders accuse the Kremlin of backing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Treason Suspect Recants Testimony
    Feb03

    Russian Treason Suspect Recants Testimony

    A 36-year-old mother of seven who faces charges of treason in Russia has recanted testimony she gave earlier to investigators and has rejected a court-appointed defense attorney …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Amnesty Criticizes Ukraine, Pro-Russian Separatists For Civilian Deaths
    Feb02

    Amnesty Criticizes Ukraine, Pro-Russian Separatists For Civilian Deaths

    Amnesty International says it has collected “gruesome evidence of civilian deaths and casualties” inflicted in recent days by both pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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