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Hunger strike Ukraine pilot 'being transferred' to Russian hospital

Hunger strike Ukraine pilot 'being transferred' to Russian hospital

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

Jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has resumed her hunger strike and is withering away, her lawyer said on Monday, adding that authorities planned to transfer her to a Russian civilian hospital.Lawyer...

Hunger strike Ukraine pilot 'being transferred' to Russian hospital

Hunger strike Ukraine pilot 'being transferred' to Russian hospital

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

Jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has resumed her hunger strike and is withering away, her lawyer said on Monday, adding that authorities planned to transfer her to a Russian civilian hospital.Lawyer...

Soviet dissident charged with child abuse in UK

Soviet dissident charged with child abuse in UK

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

British prosecutors said Monday they had charged Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky with making and possessing indecent images of children.Bukovsky, 72, faces a total of 11 charges and will have to attend...

Ukraine seeks EU help as shelling blazes in east

Ukraine seeks EU help as shelling blazes in east

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

European leaders on Monday resisted Ukraine's demands for peacekeepers to stabilise its war-torn east, as monitors reported a surge in shelling near a strategic government-held city.Top European Union...

Russian stores pull Holocaust graphic novel ahead of WWII anniversary

Russian stores pull Holocaust graphic novel ahead of WWII anniversary

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

Russian bookstores were hastily removing an award-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust from their shelves on Monday, reportedly because its cover shows a Nazi swastika."Maus", by American artist...

Slovak PM to join Moscow WWII victory events

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

Slovakia's premier said Monday he would take part in May 9 events in Moscow to mark the 70th anniversary of victory in World War II, which Western leaders have largely snubbed over Russia's role in the...

Pro-Putin bikers turned away at Polish border

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

Ten pro-Kremlin bikers who had planned a controversial WWII victory ride through Europe were on Monday denied entry into Poland at the Belarusian border, Polish border guards said. Russian bikers including...

Pro-Putin bikers turned away at Polish border

Pro-Putin bikers turned away at Polish border

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

Ten Russian pro-Kremlin bikers who had planned a controversial WWII victory ride through Europe were on Monday denied entry into Poland at the Belarusian border, Polish border guards said. Russian bikers...

Ukraine seeks EU help as shelling blazes in east

Ukraine seeks EU help as shelling blazes in east

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

Ukraine pressed European leaders Monday to send peacekeepers to stabilise the war-torn east, as monitors reported a surge in shelling near a strategic government-held city.Top European Union officials...

'Intense shelling' in flashpoint Ukraine village: OSCE

'Intense shelling' in flashpoint Ukraine village: OSCE

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

OSCE observers said Monday they have witnessed the most intense shelling in the flashpoint eastern Ukrainian village of Shyrokyne since fighting began there in mid-February, as well as movement of heavy...

Ukraine to push for peacekeepers, funds at EU summit

Ukraine to push for peacekeepers, funds at EU summit

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

Ukraine will press European leaders for peacekeepers to patrol its war-torn east and will angle for more international financial support at two days of high-level talks starting Monday.Its pro-Western...

Berlin knew Ukraine flight dangers before MH17 crash: reports

Berlin knew Ukraine flight dangers before MH17 crash: reports

26 April 2015 | 0 comments

Berlin knew the risks of flying over war-torn east Ukraine before Flight MH17 was shot out of the sky last year but did not inform German airlines, local media reported on Sunday.Investigators are still...

Putin says 'no regrets' over Crimea annexation

Putin says 'no regrets' over Crimea annexation

26 April 2015 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in an interview broadcast Sunday to mark 15 years in power, said he has no regrets over Moscow's 2014 annexation of Crimea as it overturned "a historical injustice.""I...

Putin says can picture leaving Kremlin for 'ordinary flat'

Putin says can picture leaving Kremlin for 'ordinary flat'

26 April 2015 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he can "completely imagine" leaving the Kremlin for a more modest abode and does not consider himself a member of his country's elite."If someone can return to an...

Putin says 'no regrets' on Crimea

Putin says 'no regrets' on Crimea

26 April 2015 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he had no regrets over Moscow's 2014 annexation of Crimea and that it was righting a historical injustice."I think we did the...

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