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    Ukrainians Call for Action, Not Words to End Corruption
    Mar10

    Ukrainians Call for Action, Not Words to End Corruption

    Ukraine’s war drags on and the country continues to suffer the worst crisis of its post-Soviet era – one that many Ukrainians say is owed to corruption that made them vulnerable to Russian aggression. Two years after the Maidan Revolution sought to end corruption, many Ukrainians say they see improvements – but they also say the leadership...

    Obama, Seen as Reluctant Warrior, Addresses Limits of US Power
    Mar10

    Obama, Seen as Reluctant Warrior, Addresses Limits of US Power

    With less than a year left in his White House tenure, U.S. President Barack Obama says he has reached an overriding conclusion that the United States can be a force for good in world affairs, but by no means can it or should it try to control every uprising that does not threaten its national security. In a wide-ranging discourse about his...

    Ukrainian Pilot Ends Hunger Strike
    Mar10

    Ukrainian Pilot Ends Hunger Strike

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who has been on a hunger strike since last week to protest the Russian criminal case against her, has begun taking liquids, according to her lawyer. Nikolai Polozov posted on Twitter Thursday that his client has stopped her hunger strike, a day after she appeared in court to face accusations she killed two...

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Tatars’ Resentment Growing
    Mar10

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Tatars’ Resentment Growing

    Two years after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, resentment is building among the region’s Tatars. The Muslim minority group is native to Crimea. But many have been leaving the peninsula, saying Russian authorities are running them out of government jobs and taking away the autonomy that they once enjoyed under Ukrainian...

    McCain: Syrian War, Migrant Issue Among West’s Greatest Modern Crises
    Mar10

    McCain: Syrian War, Migrant Issue Among West’s Greatest Modern Crises

    Watch VOA’s entire interview with U.S. Senator John McCain. One of the U.S. Republican Party’s leading voices on foreign affairs says the civil war in Syria and the flow of migrants into Europe constitute one of the most serious crises the West has faced in the last 70 years. Senator John McCain, an Arizona Republican who was the...

    McCain: Syrian War, Migrant Flood Among West’s Greatest Modern Crises
    Mar10

    McCain: Syrian War, Migrant Flood Among West’s Greatest Modern Crises

    VOA’s Serbian service interviews U.S. Senator John McCain, an Arizona Republican, about U.S. policy toward Serbia, the Middle East and Ukraine. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Tatars’ Resentment Growing
    Mar09

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Tatars’ Resentment Growing

    Two years after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea, resentment is building among the region’s Tatars. The Muslim minority group is native to Crimea and many have been leaving the peninsula, saying Russian authorities are running them out of government jobs and taking away the autonomy they once enjoyed under Ukrainian rule. VOA Europe...

    Ukraine Calls on Russia to Free Hunger-striking Helicopter Pilot
    Mar09

    Ukraine Calls on Russia to Free Hunger-striking Helicopter Pilot

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on Russia to free a Ukrainian military helicopter pilot who is accused of killing two Russian journalists in a mortar attack. Poroshenko posted video on social media Wednesday, calling the trial of Nadiya Savchenko, who has been refusing food and water since last week, a “farce”...

    Ukraine: Hard Choices in a Forgotten War
    Mar07

    Ukraine: Hard Choices in a Forgotten War

    Two years into Ukraine’s war, many of the people caught in the midst of it see the conflict as frozen and forgotten by the rest of the world. With diplomatic efforts thus far failing, many see either an escalation or the relinquishing of territory as the only alternatives to ending the war. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Ukrainians Rally to Demand Russia Release Savchenko
    Mar06

    Ukrainians Rally to Demand Russia Release Savchenko

    About 2,000 people have rallied on Independence Square in Kyiv to demand that Russia release Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko. Savchenko was captured in June 2014 while fighting with a Ukrainian volunteer battalion against Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. She is now on trial in Russia, accused of acting as a spotter who called in...

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