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    Mother of Ukraine Pilot Held in Russia Seeks Global Support
    Apr21

    Mother of Ukraine Pilot Held in Russia Seeks Global Support

    The mother of a Ukrainian helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia is on a global campaign seeking support from world leaders to pressure President Vladimir Putin to free her daughter. Nadezhda Savchenko was captured by a pro-Russian militia and has been in Russian custody since June 2014 on charges that she was involved in an attack that killed two...

    US Forces Launch Ukraine Military Training
    Apr21

    US Forces Launch Ukraine Military Training

    U.S. troops have begun a training program for Ukrainian forces at a base in western Ukraine, far from the fighting in the east, but linked to it very closely. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London. …read more Source: Voice of...

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury

    Troops from the United States and Ukraine kicked off joint training exercises Monday intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. Speaking under driving rain at a military base in the western region of Lviv, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the country’s armed...

    Poland to Summon US Ambassador Over FBI Head’s Holocaust Remarks
    Apr19

    Poland to Summon US Ambassador Over FBI Head’s Holocaust Remarks

    Poland will summon the United States’ ambassador in Warsaw over an article written by a top U.S. intelligence official on Poland’s alleged responsibility for the Holocaust during World War II, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday. The article by FBI director James Comey, published in the Washington Post last week, prompted an...

    Replica Retraces Lafayette’s Voyage to America
    Apr18

    Replica Retraces Lafayette’s Voyage to America

    A replica of the warship that carried France’s Marquis de Lafayette to help American colonists in their war of independence sets sail for the United States on Saturday, symbolic of a historic moment that binds the two nations. Lafayette crossed the Atlantic on the original Hermione in 1780 to tell his friend George Washington, commander of...

    Putin ‘Ready to Work with US’
    Apr18

    Putin ‘Ready to Work with US’

    Russia has key interests in common with the United States and needs to work with it on a common agenda, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday in a television interview. In his comments to the state-run Rossiya channel, Putin appeared to soften his anti-American rhetoric after being highly critical. Relations between Moscow and...

    Two Russian Opposition Parties Unite After Nemtsov Killing
    Apr18

    Two Russian Opposition Parties Unite After Nemtsov Killing

    Two Russian opposition parties agreed on Friday to run on a joint platform in 2016 parliamentary elections, aiming to make a first step in uniting fractious Kremlin adversaries after the killing of party leader Boris Nemtsov. Critics of President Vladimir Putin say he bears ultimate political responsibility for the gunning down of Nemtsov, a...

    UN Concern Rises as Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine
    Apr17

    UN Concern Rises as Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine

    Alarmed at the prospect of the second cease-fire agreement between the government of Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels falling apart, the UN Human Rights Office urged both parties to pull back their troops and abide by the terms of the so-called Minsk cease-fire accord that came into force in February. The UN Human Rights Office said it is...

    Italy’s Prime Minister Visits White House for Talks
    Apr17

    Italy’s Prime Minister Visits White House for Talks

    The White House is hosting Italy’s prime minister Friday for discussions on economics, European trade, Libyan violence and a deepening humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean region. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is visiting President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry in the White House Oval Office. Italy, struggling with...

    Ukraine Wants ICC to Probe Crimes in Crimea, East
    Apr17

    Ukraine Wants ICC to Probe Crimes in Crimea, East

    Ukraine wants the Іnternational Criminal Court to investigate all alleged recent war crimes in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said in an interview, broadening an existing probe. Ukraine has already given the global court the authority to investigate crimes on its territory from November 21, 2013, to February 22, 2014,...

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