Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot detained in Moscow over the deaths of Russian reporters, is quitting her hunger strike after 83 days. She has been demanding release from detention and Ukrainian President Poroshenko has sent a request to the Kremlin.
US whistleblower Edward Snowden has publically pleaded with Switzerland to grant him asylum. Calling it a “great political option,” he said that he dreamed of going to Geneva, where he used to work undercover for the CIA.
A follow-up meeting on the Minsk accords has urged to boost the number of OSCE observers in eastern Ukraine and prolong their mission, said Grigory Karasin, Russia’s deputy foreign minister. Kiev's idea of sending peacekeepers did not gain much support.
When teenage boys went magnet fishing at Greylake nature reserve in the flood plains of the Somerset levels two weeks ago little did they know the dark secrets they would be dragging from a drainage ditch.
The West, particularly NATO states, have launched an aggressive and sophisticated propaganda war accusing Russia for the Ukraine crisis in order to get public support, Patrick Heningson of 21 Century Wire.com, told RT’s In the Now.
The latest statements by the deputy head of NATO testify to the fact that the leaders of the bloc want to intervene in Russia’s internal politics, and are “dreaming of Russian Maidan.” This is the view of Russia’s permanent envoy to NATO.
The war lobby in the West isn’t interested in the truth behind the MH17 plane tragedy for political reasons. The purpose is to impose more sanctions on Russia, journalist and broadcaster Neil Clark says, adding that the blame gain will only continue.
The US perceives the Ukrainian crisis as an opportunity to damage Russia and bring Ukraine into NATO, says Srdja Trifkovic Foreign Affairs Editor of Chronicles Magazine. He says a decision to ship lethal weapons to the Kiev regime has already been made.