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Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe
Jun21

Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart Tuesday amid intensifying questions over whether his administration will step in to protect partners in the face of Russian aggression.The meeting with… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Thousands attend gay pride march in Ukraine’s capital
Jun19

Thousands attend gay pride march in Ukraine’s capital

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Thousands of people attended a gay pride parade in Ukraine’s capital amid tight security Sunday.A counterdemonstration by a few hundred ultranationalists resulted in scuffles with police in which two officers… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Kiwi tourists among first to stay at new hostel in Chernobyl, the most radioactive place on Earth
Jun13

Kiwi tourists among first to stay at new hostel in Chernobyl, the most radioactive place on Earth

The Ukrainian government has opened a hostel within the Chernobyl contamination zone, giving holidaymakers the chance to explore the epicentre of history’s most devastating nuclear accident. …read more Source:...

1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine
Jun07

1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government says at least one soldier was killed and seven others were injured in an apparent uptick in fighting in the country’s east.Fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists has… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Poland, Ukraine develop gas hub for independence from Russia
Jun07

Poland, Ukraine develop gas hub for independence from Russia

WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland and Ukraine say they are taking steps toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line with European standards.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Chief of Moscow’s Ukrainian library gets suspended sentence
Jun06

Chief of Moscow’s Ukrainian library gets suspended sentence

MOSCOW (AP) ” A Moscow court has convicted the director of a Ukrainian library of inciting ethnic hatred to Russians and imposed a four-year suspended sentence.Natalya Sharina was first detained in October 15 in the latest twist… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Horrifying moment a circus bear jumps into audience in Ukraine
May30

Horrifying moment a circus bear jumps into audience in Ukraine

Warning: Disturbing video content Shocking footage from Ukraine shows a circus bear jump into the audience and injure several people.Footage released online shows the moment the bear turns away from his trainer and leaps over… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Water pipe explosion sends huge bulge of soil and concrete flying in Ukraine
May30

Water pipe explosion sends huge bulge of soil and concrete flying in Ukraine

A high-pressure water pipe explosion has sent a huge bulge of soil and torn-to-pieces concrete flying in Ukraine’s capital Kiev. …read more Source:...

Offices of search engine Yandex raided in Ukraine
May30

Offices of search engine Yandex raided in Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s intelligence agency is searching the offices of Yandex, a Russia-based Internet company best known for its search engine.Ukrainian authorities earlier this month blocked access to Yandex as well as to several… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Germany to host Ukraine talks in Berlin as fighting persists
May30

Germany to host Ukraine talks in Berlin as fighting persists

BERLIN (AP) ” Germany’s Foreign Ministry says envoys from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet this week in Berlin to try and push forward the implementation of a peace deal for eastern Ukraine.Ministry spokesman Martin… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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