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    4-way talks on Ukraine underway in Paris
    Feb24

    4-way talks on Ukraine underway in Paris

    PARIS (AP) ” Talks about a fragile peace deal for Ukraine are under way in Paris between the foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France.The meeting at the French Foreign Ministry comes amid scattered violence and uncertainty… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland’s Sikorski says Putin has ‘lost Ukraine’
    Feb24

    Poland’s Sikorski says Putin has ‘lost Ukraine’

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland’s Parliament speaker says that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s support of separatists in eastern Ukraine has backfired on him by stoking greater Ukrainian nationalism elsewhere in the country.Radek… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine rebels claim weapons pullback begins
    Feb24

    Ukraine rebels claim weapons pullback begins

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine say they have begun a large-scale pullback of heavy weapons in line with an international peace plan that aims to form a wide buffer zone between separatists’ and Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges
    Feb24

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says the cease-fire in Ukraine has “very significantly” lowered the level of military exchanges between government and separatist forces, but… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Suffering Ukrainian currency takes another fall
    Feb23

    Suffering Ukrainian currency takes another fall

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s economy, which has been badly hit by more than a year of crisis, has suffered another blow with a sharp drop in the national currency, the hryvnia.On Monday, the hryvnia was trading about 9 percent… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russians blamed for fatal attack at peace march
    Feb23

    Russians blamed for fatal attack at peace march

    Ukraine accused Russia of sponsoring a terrorist attack on a peace march in the city of Kharkiv that left two dead and at least 10 wounded.In the deadliest blast of a bombing campaign by pro-Russian separatists, an explosive device… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east.Under a peace agreement reached on Feb. 12,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine claims 12 cease-fire violations overnight
    Feb22

    Ukraine claims 12 cease-fire violations overnight

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian officials say Russia-backed separatists violated a troubled cease-fire a dozen times during the night with artillery and rocket attacks and an attempt to storm a Ukrainian encampment.Explosions were… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pope, Merkel discuss Ukraine and fight against poverty
    Feb21

    Pope, Merkel discuss Ukraine and fight against poverty

    VATICAN CITY (AP) ” Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed the conflict in Ukraine and the fight against poverty during a private audience, the second between the two.The Vatican described the 40-minute… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Thousands gather in Moscow to protest ‘fascist coup’ in Kiev
    Feb21

    Thousands gather in Moscow to protest ‘fascist coup’ in Kiev

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Thousands of protesters have gathered in downtown Moscow to demonstrate against what they describe as a “fascist coup” one year ago in neighboring Ukraine.The demonstrators gathered near Red Square on Saturday to protest… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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