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    Obama, European Council president meet on Ukraine
    Mar09

    Obama, European Council president meet on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Barack Obama and European Council President Donald Tusk are holding an Oval Office meeting to discuss the situation in Ukraine.In brief remarks ahead of their talks, Obama says trans-Atlantic unity is… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin describes secret meeting to take Crimea
    Mar09

    Putin describes secret meeting to take Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin has described a secret meeting with officials last year when Russia decided it would take Crimea ” the Black Sea region Moscow annexed from Ukraine last March.In a trailer for an upcoming… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine industry seeks ties with West, but buckles in crisis
    Mar08

    Ukraine industry seeks ties with West, but buckles in crisis

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Volodymyr Kuzovkin’s office is less than 50 miles from the European Union, but for him and his factory, the EU is a world away.Despite Ukraine’s desperation to integrate with Europe, a desire so strong it sparked… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rebel pageant: Ukrainian fighters trade in boots for heels
    Mar07

    Rebel pageant: Ukrainian fighters trade in boots for heels

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Trading in their combat boots and fatigues for high heels and ball gowns, female rebel fighters who normally fight Ukrainian soldiers have taken the day off to take part in a beauty pageant.The event was… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine claims completing weapons pullback
    Mar07

    Ukraine claims completing weapons pullback

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s military says it is completing its pullback of heavy weapons under the terms of a peace agreement aimed at ending the war with separatist rebels that has killed more than 6,000 people.An internationally… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request
    Mar06

    UN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” The U.N. political chief says Ukraine still hasn’t submitted a formal request for a U.N. peacekeeping force to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists.Jeffrey… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say
    Mar06

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Lawyers for a Ukrainian military officer imprisoned in Russia say she’s ready to end her nearly three-month hunger strike if she’s offered a balanced diet.Nadezhda Savchenko has been in Russian custody since June on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev
    Mar06

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) ” The European Union’s foreign policy chief is speaking out against bipartisan calls in the U.S. to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.Some lawmakers from… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine declares heavy weapons pullback from front line
    Mar06

    Ukraine declares heavy weapons pullback from front line

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian military officials say government forces are withdrawing heavy rocket launchers from the front line with Russian-backed separatists in accordance with last month’s cease-fire accord.Military spokesman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats
    Mar06

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine.The General… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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