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    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea
    Mar18

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Speaking to tens of thousands of supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin has described Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians and regain the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine rebels warn they could abandon cease-fire
    Mar18

    Ukraine rebels warn they could abandon cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine are threatening to abandon a cease-fire following changes to a law granting their regions self-rule.Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky said Wednesday in a statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Crimea exiles fight to keep Ukraine unity message alive
    Mar18

    Crimea exiles fight to keep Ukraine unity message alive

    SHCHASLYVE, Ukraine (AP) ” The tormentors stuck scotch tape to his eyes and locked him in a dank room. For 11 days, Andrei Schekun said, they beat him, shocked him with electrodes and scalded him with burning metallic plates.He… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    No new Russia sanctions likely this week, EU presidency says
    Mar17

    No new Russia sanctions likely this week, EU presidency says

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union presidency says that no new sanctions will likely be imposed on Russia at this week’s EU summit over the conflict in Ukraine because the peace agreement is generally being respected.Foreign Minister… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine authorities scramble to avoid unrest flashpoint
    Mar17

    Ukraine authorities scramble to avoid unrest flashpoint

    KOSTYANTYNIVKA , Ukraine (AP) ” Residents in the eastern Ukrainian town of Kostyantynivka have angrily confronted regional officials over an accident in which an armored military vehicle struck and killed a 6-year old girl.Donetsk… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    German investor confidence inches higher
    Mar17

    German investor confidence inches higher

    BERLIN (AP) ” A survey is showing a smaller-than-expected rise in German investor confidence as concerns over Greece’s debt crisis and the conflict in Ukraine hold back sentiment.The ZEW institute said Tuesday that its monthly confidence… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian Crimea documentary sends message: Putin is in charge
    Mar16

    Russian Crimea documentary sends message: Putin is in charge

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Even while Vladimir Putin was still mysteriously absent, Russian TV delivered a clear message for Russians and foreigners alike: Putin is firmly in charge, and ready to use his country’s military power to safeguard the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany won’t recognize annexation of Crimea, 1 year on
    Mar16

    Germany won’t recognize annexation of Crimea, 1 year on

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany says it won’t recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimean Peninsula, one year after a referendum that Ukraine said was illegitimate.The issue of Crimea’s status has taken a back seat in recent efforts to broker… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ethnic Czechs move from Ukraine to former homeland
    Mar15

    Ethnic Czechs move from Ukraine to former homeland

    PRAGUE (AP) ” The Czech president has greeted a group of Ukrainians of Czech decent who have accepted his country’s offer to move back to their former homeland because of the turmoil in Ukraine.Czech authorities have granted permanent… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin: Russia helped Yanukovych flee Ukraine
    Mar15

    Putin: Russia helped Yanukovych flee Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” In a new documentary about Russia’s annexation of Crimea, President Vladimir Putin says Russian forces helped ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych escape to Russia.The documentary is being shown Sunday on state… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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