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    Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer
    Mar02

    Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer

    GENEVA (AP) ” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting his Russian counterpart for likely highly contentious talks amid continuing tensions over Ukraine and American calls for a full probe into the murder of a prominent opposition… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine displaces Donetsk’s soccer team
    Mar02

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine displaces Donetsk’s soccer team

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) ” The sleek stadium, built six years ago and host to some of Europe’s biggest soccer matches, is silent. It sits in the middle of the city of Donetsk, a war zone controlled by pro-Russian separatists battling Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia detains Ukrainian parliament member over Odessa fire
    Mar01

    Russia detains Ukrainian parliament member over Odessa fire

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Moscow police have detained a member of Ukraine’s parliament as he was taking part in a march mourning a slain Russian opposition figure. Ukraine’s parliament has protested the detention.The federal Investigative Committee… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Estonians vote in parliamentary election amid security fears
    Mar01

    Estonians vote in parliamentary election amid security fears

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) ” Estonians are voting for a new Parliament in an election dominated by economic issues and security concerns due to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.Opinion polls ndicate a close race between the Baltic nation’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s new US-born finance chief enduring baptism by fire
    Mar01

    Ukraine’s new US-born finance chief enduring baptism by fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” War-torn Ukraine is a long way from Wood Dale, Illinois.But Natalie Jaresko, the country’s new finance minister who was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, says she feels just as much at home here as she… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Biden welcomes pending passage of Ukrainian economic plan
    Mar01

    Biden welcomes pending passage of Ukrainian economic plan

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Vice President Joe Biden is welcoming plans by the Ukrainian government to pass legislation next week to help stabilize the country’s economy.The White House says Biden expressed his approval during a conversation… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in restive east
    Feb28

    Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in restive east

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) ” A Ukrainian photojournalist has been killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine.Serhiy Nikolayev, a staff photographer for the Segodnya newspaper, was killed Saturday in the village of Pisky, according to Kateryna… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    OSCE officials say Ukraine is at crossroads of war and peace
    Feb27

    OSCE officials say Ukraine is at crossroads of war and peace

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Top officials of the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Ukraine say the country is at a crossroads with a significant reduction in combat operations and the withdrawal of some heavy weapons.But Ertugrul… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama to host European Council president next month
    Feb27

    Obama to host European Council president next month

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Barack Obama will host European Council President Donald Tusk at the White House next month.The White House says the two will review a range of issues, including Ukraine, Russia, a pending trade deal… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    8 Spaniards arrested on suspicions of fighting in Ukraine
    Feb27

    8 Spaniards arrested on suspicions of fighting in Ukraine

    MADRID (AP) ” Police say they have arrested eight Spaniards suspected of fighting on the pro-Russian side in eastern Ukraine.A police statement said the eight were arrested Friday morning in six different parts of Spain. The statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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