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    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot’s health stable, Russia says
    Mar03

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot’s health stable, Russia says

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A top Russian prison official says the jailed Ukrainian military pilot who has been on a hunger strike for nearly three months is in a stable condition.Anatoly Rudy told the Tass news agency Tuesday that if Nadezhda… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    MH17 next of kin allowed to view wreckage of downed flight
    Mar03

    MH17 next of kin allowed to view wreckage of downed flight

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) ” Relatives of people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine last year have visited a Dutch air base to view wreckage of the plane.For almost all the relatives,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine hikes benchmark interest rate to 30 percent
    Mar03

    Ukraine hikes benchmark interest rate to 30 percent

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s central bank has sharply hiked its benchmark rate to 30 percent, from 19.5 percent, as financial authorities seek to reverse the rapid devaluation of the national currency.National Bank chairwoman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Mar03

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) ” As the war between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukraine government still raged in eastern Ukraine, another shocking news story involving Russia developed last week: the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama holding video talk with European leaders on Ukraine
    Mar03

    Obama holding video talk with European leaders on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Barack Obama is holding a video conference with European leaders to discuss their push for peace in Ukraine and other global security issues.The White House says other leaders planning to be on the Tuesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Romanian parliament approves new spy chief
    Mar02

    Romanian parliament approves new spy chief

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ” The Romanian parliament has approved a new spy chief who has named the fight against corruption and cyber security in Ukraine as his priorities.Lawmakers voted 498-15 in favor of installing Eduard Hellvig… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric
    Mar02

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric

    BEIJING (AP) ” Western values are a “ticket to hell,” a newspaper published by China’s Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of outside ideas causing turmoil.It was the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks as cutoff looms
    Mar02

    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks as cutoff looms

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” Russia and Ukraine’s energy ministers are holding emergency talks in Brussels as Russian gas giant Gazprom threatens to cut off deliveries to Ukraine for lack of payment.European Union energy spokesperson Anna-Kaisa… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s president has a signed a decree opening the way to a formal request for international peacekeepers to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists.President… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN rights office: Death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000
    Mar02

    UN rights office: Death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000

    BERLIN (AP) ” The U.N. human rights office says more than 6,000 people have died in eastern Ukraine since the start of the conflict almost a year ago.The Geneva-based body says hundreds of civilians and military personnel were killed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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