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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    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...

    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...

    New low for reality TV: Girl, 12, will find out father of her child on live TV
    Oct23

    New low for reality TV: Girl, 12, will find out father of her child on live TV

    A Ukrainian schoolgirl is to be confronted on a deeply disturbing live primetime TV show this week with DNA evidence on whether she was made pregnant aged 11 by her stepfather or one of two brothers.The child, Tanya Luchishin, has… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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