Putin says major Russian prisoner swap with Ukraine is close
Thursday, 5 September 2019 President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that a major prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine was close, after a court in Kiev freed on bail a man suspected of involvement in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine in 2014.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that talks with Ukraine on an exchange of prisoners were being finalized and that the swap could involve a large number of people. Sarah Charlton reports.
Russians have paved the way for Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for a package of constitutional changes which will also boost pensions, initial results show. Joe Davies reports.
Air India flight from Ukraine landed at Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport. The flight carrying 144 Indians landed in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on June 30. District Health Department screened the passengers upon their arrival. Repatriation process of stranded Indian nationals from abroad is underway. Indian citizens are being evacuated from across the globe under Centre's Vande Bharat Mission.
Business Insider reports that Joe Biden's presidential campaign says it's limiting members' interaction with foreign officials. A campaign official told Politico that President Donald Trump had created a "poisonous environment" around interacting with other countries. Trump was impeached over his dealings with Ukraine, and has also faced scrutiny for his interactions with Russia and China. Trump was acquitted over Ukraine in February by the Republican-controlled Senate.
The targeting of colonial-era monuments in some Western nations has prompted activists in Russia and Ukraine to reflect on how their own countries dealt with Soviet-era statues and, in some cases, to ask whether it was good enough. Joe Davies reports.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down by a missile in eastern Ukraine nearly six years ago. Families of victims want justice, but the defence says COVID-19 restrictions have made it too hard to prepare the case.View on euronews
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