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    Yanukovych’s younger son reported dead in accident in Russia
    Mar22

    Yanukovych’s younger son reported dead in accident in Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” An associate of Ukraine’s deposed president says the former leader’s son has died in an accident in which a vehicle plunged through the ice on Lake Baikal in Russia.Nestor Shufrych, a deputy in Ukraine’s parliament,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US air defense troops train fast deployment in Poland
    Mar21

    US air defense troops train fast deployment in Poland

    SOCHACZEW, Poland (AP) ” U.S. air defense troops are training rapid deployment of Patriot missile launchers in Poland amid concerns that the conflict between Russia-backed rebels and government forces in Ukraine is threatening the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations
    Mar21

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations

    NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) ” With cameras and clipboards in hands, teams of blue-jacketed international observers drive around the muddy countryside of eastern Ukraine looking for rocket launchers and artillery.Their task is… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Georgians hit by fallout from trouble in Russia, Ukraine
    Mar21

    Georgians hit by fallout from trouble in Russia, Ukraine

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) ” For Mariam Matiashvili, Georgia’s crumbling tourist trade is a health risk.The 64-year-old woman spends much of her meager pension of 150 lari ($68) a month on medicine and has long lived off selling cheap… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia wants Ukraine to talk to separatists on elections
    Mar20

    Russia wants Ukraine to talk to separatists on elections

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Russia has circulated a draft U.N. Security Council resolution calling on Ukraine to immediately start discussions with separatists in eastern Ukraine on holding local elections.The draft, obtained Thursday,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Tatar leader: Russia is turning Crimea into a military base
    Mar19

    Tatar leader: Russia is turning Crimea into a military base

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev says the Ukrainian peninsula annexed by Russia a year ago is being turned into a military base and those in charge are as bad or worse than the old Soviet rulers.He told… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    What’s on the agenda at the EU summit
    Mar19

    What’s on the agenda at the EU summit

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” European Union heads of state and government are meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday to talk about economic and energy policies, and the crises in Ukraine and Libya. A special meeting has also been arranged… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Moldova bans Russian journalists, Crimea documentary
    Mar19

    Moldova bans Russian journalists, Crimea documentary

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) ” Authorities say two Russian journalists planning to travel to Moldova to present a documentary on Crimea have been banned from the country for five years.Interior ministry spokeswoman Alina Merlici said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    British military trainers travel to Ukraine
    Mar19

    British military trainers travel to Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s defense ministry says British military instructors have traveled to the country to provide medical and tactical training to Ukrainian troops.Ministry spokesman Oleksandr Motuzianik said Thursday that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia
    Mar19

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” Ukraine is urging the European Union to stay united in keeping up sanctions pressure on Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as EU leaders gather for a two-day summit.Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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