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    EU warns of new sanctions if Ukraine peace deal collapses
    Feb25

    EU warns of new sanctions if Ukraine peace deal collapses

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” European Union President Donald Tusk warns that the EU will not hesitate to impose new punishment on the separatists and Russia if the latest Ukraine peace deal collapses.Tusk told the EU legislature on Wednesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff
    Feb25

    Putin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff

    MOSCOW (AP) ” President Vladimir Putin has warned that Russia will cut gas supplies to Ukraine if it fails to pay in advance for future deliveries.Putin said Wednesday that Ukraine’s latest payment would only be good for another… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian court refuses to release Ukrainian prisoner
    Feb25

    Russian court refuses to release Ukrainian prisoner

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Russian court has refused to release a Ukrainian prisoner whose fate has attracted global attention.Moscow’s City Court turned down an appeal by Nadezhda Savchenko’s lawyers, ruling Wednesday she should remain behind… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian military: attacks down, but not yet a cease-fire
    Feb25

    Ukrainian military: attacks down, but not yet a cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s military says rebel violations of a cease-fire in the country’s east are persisting, but have fallen off in recent days.Military spokesman Lt. Col. Anatoliy Stelmakh told a briefing Wednesday that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict
    Feb25

    Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Illegal weapons such as cluster bombs have been used in the Ukraine conflict, Amnesty International said Wednesday while also criticizing both sides in the fighting for the high number of civilian deaths.”Taking into… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US troops heading to Ukraine to give medical training
    Feb24

    US troops heading to Ukraine to give medical training

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” A U.S. military official says the Pentagon will be deploying a small number of troops to Ukraine to provide medical training to forces there who have been battling Russian-backed separatists.Between five and 10… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry: Russia has lied about its activities in Ukraine
    Feb24

    Kerry: Russia has lied about its activities in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia has lied “to my face and the face of others on many different occasions” about its activities in Ukraine.Kerry told a U.S. Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb24

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) ” Scattered attacks in eastern Ukraine threatened a peace deal brokered by France and Germany that called on government forces and pro-Russia rebels to pull back heavy weapons.Ukrainians marked the anniversary of President… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Lithuania restores compulsory military service
    Feb24

    Lithuania restores compulsory military service

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) ” Lithuania has decided to restore compulsory military service for young men as tensions in Ukraine continue to worry the small Baltic nation.After a meeting of military leaders and top government officials,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian president signs memorandum to cooperate with UAE
    Feb24

    Ukrainian president signs memorandum to cooperate with UAE

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) ” Ukraine’s president says his country has signed an agreement to cooperate with the United Arab Emirates on military and technical issues as he licked off a visit to the Western-allied Gulf nation.Petro… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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