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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Crimea’s only Tatar TV station goes off air
    Apr01

    Crimea’s only Tatar TV station goes off air

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Crimea’s independent television station ATR has gone off air after Russian authorities repeatedly refused to give it a broadcasting license.ATR was established as the first channel dedicated to the Crimean Tatars,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia
    Apr01

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia ” one year after U.S. and European Union sanctions against his adopted country over its aggression in Ukraine.Walker, sporting a bushy beard reminiscent of a… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US forces to hold exercises in Ukraine
    Mar31

    US forces to hold exercises in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The United States plans to send soldiers to Ukraine in April for training exercises with units of the country’s national guard.Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said in a Facebook post on Sunday that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland says its plans to train Ukrainian army instructors
    Mar31

    Poland says its plans to train Ukrainian army instructors

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland’s Defense Ministry says it plans train about 50 Ukrainian army instructors this year, joining a NATO effort to improve Ukraine’s defense capabilities as it struggles with a pro-Russia insurgency in its… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine
    Mar30

    Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” A rebel leader in eastern Ukraine has accused the Kiev government of blocking a political solution for the conflict that has claimed more than 6,000 lives.Andrei Purgin said in an interview with The Associated… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Probe into Ukraine plane disaster eyes Buk missile launchers
    Mar30

    Probe into Ukraine plane disaster eyes Buk missile launchers

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” An international investigation into the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster is officially looking into a scenario that the plane was downed by a missile fired from conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine.A… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive
    Mar27

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s prime minister has told The Associated Press that Russia plans to eliminate his country as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim.Prime Minister Arseniy… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine rebels hand over bodies of 22 govt soldiers
    Mar27

    Ukraine rebels hand over bodies of 22 govt soldiers

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Separatists in eastern Ukraine have handed over the bodies of 22 government soldiers killed during the fierce, months-long battle over the airport near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk.The bodies were given… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kremlin dismisses Chechen threat to incite separatism in US
    Mar27

    Kremlin dismisses Chechen threat to incite separatism in US

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The speaker of Chechnya’s regional legislature has called for encouraging separatism in U.S. states near the border with Mexico if Washington provides Ukraine with lethal arms, a statement quickly disavowed by the Kremlin.Dukuvakha… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine seeks resumption of Turkmen gas supplies
    Mar27

    Ukraine seeks resumption of Turkmen gas supplies

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine has said it wants to restore natural gas deliveries from energy-rich Turkmenistan as it tries to reduce reliance on Russia for the fuel.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s office said in a statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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