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    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...

    Ukraine Peace Process Flounders
    Mar05

    Ukraine Peace Process Flounders

    There has been no breakthrough in the latest diplomatic attempt to implement a peace deal in eastern Ukraine, but observers say the so-called Minsk agreements are not “dead” yet. In Paris on Thursday, foreign ministers from France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine — the so-called Normandy Format — tried to get the peace process back on...

    France Calls for Timetable for Ukraine Prisoner Exchange, Elections
    Mar05

    France Calls for Timetable for Ukraine Prisoner Exchange, Elections

    France’s foreign minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, called for a timetable for elections in eastern Ukraine and for release of prisoners on Thursday after meeting with his counterparts from Germany, Russia and Ukraine. While there has been no breakthrough in the region, VOA’s Nike Ching reports there is a concern Russia is using the talks...

    After Ukraine, Kazakhstan Wary of Ethnic Russians Broaching Autonomy
    Mar04

    After Ukraine, Kazakhstan Wary of Ethnic Russians Broaching Autonomy

    In the city of Kostanay in northern Kazakhstan, the ribbon of St. George, a black-and-orange symbol of resurgent Russian patriotism that was adopted by separatists in Ukraine, hangs from every second car’s rear-view mirror. Most people in this town and the surrounding region are ethnic Russians, distinct from the mainly Muslim ethnic...

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