The candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States and former United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, issued a statement in support of the people of Ukraine as well as Nadiya Savchenko and called for her immediate release.
In her statement, Clinton emphasizes that she adds her voice to those heard around the world calling for the release of Ukrainian politician and officer of the Ukrainian Ground Forces from illegal detention in Russia, TSN reported.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that doctors will not be allowed to examine Nadiya Savchenko in the midst of her dry hunger strike because of her behavior in court on Wednesday, Ukrainskaya Pravda reported.
According to the press service of the Russian authorities, this information was conveyed during a phone conversation between Lavrov and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin.
During the phone call, Klimkin raised the issue of allowing doctors to examine Savchenko after six …
According to the French daily newspaper Le Figaro, General André Lanata, Chief of Staff of the French Air Force, announced that on February 17th two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers flew over the Channel Tunnel and were immediately escorted by French fighter planes in order to avoid further incident.
"The aircraft remained over international waters. They turned back without entering French airspace," Lanata reported. The General said that the Russian bombers were escorted by Rafale and …
The presidents of Ukraine and Turkey affirmed their opposition to what they called the transformation of the Crimean Peninsula into a Russia military base, Interfax reported.
“We discussed in detail the situation in the occupied Crimea, and consider it unacceptable that, as a result of the temporary occupation of the Crimea, it has in fact turned into a military base,” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stated at a press conference in Ankara with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan …
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Members of the Committee for the Prevention of Torture as well as Russian and foreign journalists were attacked while travelling on a road from Ingushetia to Chechnya, as reported by Dozhd.
According to a member of the human rights organization, Dmitry Utukina, a van was attacked that was carrying human rights activities and journalists from Russia, Norway, and Sweden.
Utukina told a Dozhd reporter that two employees of the Committee for the Prevention of Torture were …