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    Russian parliament to rule on the opposition lawmaker
    Mar26

    Russian parliament to rule on the opposition lawmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian parliament is to consider a prosecutors’ request to proceed with legal actions against the lone lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea and is suspected of embezzlement.State Duma speaker Sergei… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    4 killed when bus hit land mine in eastern Ukraine
    Mar25

    4 killed when bus hit land mine in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian officials say a bus accidentally hit a land mine in eastern Ukraine, killing 4 and wounding 11 people.The Ukrainian Interior Ministry’s branch for the Donetsk region said the explosion occurred Wednesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pro-Ukraine demonstrators in Belarus assail Russian policy
    Mar25

    Pro-Ukraine demonstrators in Belarus assail Russian policy

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” About 2,000 opposition activists have marched through the Belarusian capital to condemn Russia’s policy and express solidarity with Ukraine.The demonstrators carried a placard reading “Russia is War,” a reference… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US hands over armored military vehicles to Ukraine
    Mar25

    US hands over armored military vehicles to Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The United States has delivered 10 armored vehicles to Ukraine as part of a military support program intended to assist the fight against Russian-backed separatist forces in the country’s east.Ukrainian President… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian officials detained during government meeting
    Mar25

    Ukrainian officials detained during government meeting

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian police have detained the head of the state emergency service and his deputy on suspicion of fraud during a televised government meeting.The two officials were escorted out of Wednesday’s meeting in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful regional governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful regional governor

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko dismissed the billionaire governor of an eastern region Wednesday following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government.Poroshenko’s office said in a statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US troops driving through Poland get warm welcome
    Mar24

    US troops driving through Poland get warm welcome

    BIALYSTOK, Poland (AP) ” Hundreds of residents have turned out in eastern Poland for a meeting with a convoy of U.S. troops that is driving through eastern Europe, a region concerned that the armed conflict in Ukraine threatens its… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    House passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine
    Mar24

    House passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a resolution urging President Barack Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine to protect its sovereignty in its fight against Russian-backed rebels.The resolution… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce
    Mar23

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

    SHYROKYNE, Ukraine (AP) ” To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their off-roaders through private gardens hugging a precipice along the Azov Sea.The truce announced… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US troops drive in eastern Europe to show defense readiness
    Mar23

    US troops drive in eastern Europe to show defense readiness

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” A U.S. army infantry convoy is driving through eastern Europe seeking to provide reassurance to a region concerned that the conflict between Russian-backed rebels and government forces in Ukraine threatens its… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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