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In Kiev, borscht, Maidan and a side trip to Chernobyl
Apr11

In Kiev, borscht, Maidan and a side trip to Chernobyl

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s capital city, Kiev, has remained a vibrant, engaging place to visit despite years of political upheaval and economic turmoil.For travelers, its food and culture rival the best of Europe at a fraction… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Germany’s Merkel seeks to assure Ukraine on Russian gas link
Apr10

Germany’s Merkel seeks to assure Ukraine on Russian gas link

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is promising to consider the impact of a new Russian-German gas pipeline on Ukraine as plans progress.The Nord Stream 2 pipeline would pump Russian gas to Germany beneath the Baltic… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Free trade between morality and economic might
Mar25

Free trade between morality and economic might

OPINION: Last year, after coming to power, the Government quietly resumed discussions with Russia on a trade deal. Negotiations had been suspended by the previous government after Russia annexed Crimea. But according to the Prime Minister, the nerve agent attack on a Russian spy in the English town of Salisbury, ‘changes things’ and...

Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges
Mar22

Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon after spending time in a Russian jail of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of plotting a military coup.In Thursday’s speech… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Two separate inquiries will be held into the Tathra bushfire
Mar21

Two separate inquiries will be held into the Tathra bushfire

United States: President Donald Trump has congratulated Vladimir Putin on his re-election, a week after the US took a harder stance towards Russia, and said they would likely meet soon to discuss the arms race and crises in Ukraine,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Ukrainian lawmakers must leave guns outside parliament
Mar20

Ukrainian lawmakers must leave guns outside parliament

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament has approved a bill requiring lawmakers to lock up their guns before entering the chamber.The bill passed Tuesday obliges lawmakers to leave weapons and explosives in lockers.The move follows… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Ex-Trump campaign chairman asks judge to dismiss charges
Mar15

Ex-Trump campaign chairman asks judge to dismiss charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman asked a federal judge Wednesday to dismiss some of the criminal charges he faces related to his foreign lobbying work on behalf of Ukrainian interests.In a series… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014
Mar12

Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet in 2014.A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demand that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Putin’s Russia: From basket case to resurgent superpower
Mar11

Putin’s Russia: From basket case to resurgent superpower

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin looks more invincible than at any other time in his 18 years in power.Since he was last elected in 2012, Russians have invaded Ukraine, annexed Crimea, blanket-bombed Syria and been… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Ukraine: Allies say Saakashvili detained, faces deportation
Feb12

Ukraine: Allies say Saakashvili detained, faces deportation

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Allies of Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president-turned opposition leader in Ukraine, say he was detained by masked men who they think acted on behalf of Ukrainian authorities.Saakashvili’s ally… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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