Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko has been freed from Russian captivity. She was released in a prisoner exchange between the two countries. Savchenko received Ukraine's highest honor in a ceremony with President Petro Poroshenko.
Religious minorities in Russia often face persecution. A Russian pastor's family had to flee Sochi. Now they hope they can live in Germany.
Looking toward the upcoming Bundestag elections, Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan calls for an honest dialogue between Germany and Ukraine. He criticizes the attitude of some German politicians in the Eastern Ukraine.
For days, a wave of anonymous hoax bomb threats has been sweeping through cities across Russia. The telephone calls have led to the evacuation of tens of thousands. But the reason for the threats remains a mystery.
The expatriated opposition politician's return to Ukraine has placed the fragile political stability under severe pressure. His conflict with President Poroshenko is escalating.
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