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    US, Britain discussing new Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Feb21

    US, Britain discussing new Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    LONDON (AP) ” The United States and Britain are discussing new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s week-old cease-fire proves ineffective.U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Moscow is being “extraordinarily craven” for supporting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine
    Feb21

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” When Alexander was due to finish his year of mandatory military service in October, his commander told him he had no choice: He had to sign a contract to extend his stay in the army and head to southern Russia for troop… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine, rebels say cease-fire violations persist
    Feb21

    Ukraine, rebels say cease-fire violations persist

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s military and Russia-backed separatist rebels are accusing each other of continuing to mount attacks a week after a cease-fire was called.Ukrainian security spokesman Col. Andriy Lysenko said Saturday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Moody’s downgrades credit rating on Russia
    Feb21

    Moody’s downgrades credit rating on Russia

    NEW YORK (AP) ” Moody’s Investors Service says it has cut Russia’s credit rating to junk grade, citing the crisis in Ukraine and a slide in oil prices and the ruble.The credit rating agency said late Friday that it expects those… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Biden: Russia can’t claim separatists alone behind attacks
    Feb21

    Biden: Russia can’t claim separatists alone behind attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Vice President Joe Biden says Russia can’t keep hiding behind the “false claim” that separatists are solely responsible for recent military operations in eastern Ukraine.Biden spoke by phone Friday with Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US senators urge Kerry to tighten sanctions on Russia
    Feb20

    US senators urge Kerry to tighten sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is calling on Secretary of State John Kerry to tighten sanctions on Russia and provide weapons to Ukraine after rebels breached this month’s cease-fire agreement and seized the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures
    Feb20

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union president is opening consultations with EU leaders to consider new steps to pressure separatists in eastern Ukraine and Russia to stick to last week’s peace agreements.EU President Donald Tusk… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Troubled Ukraine marks year since protest bloodbath in Kiev
    Feb20

    Troubled Ukraine marks year since protest bloodbath in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” One year ago, Ihor Zastavnyi was shot three times and lost a leg while taking part in demonstrations that he hoped would lead to a better Ukraine. Today he faces a country that is racked by war, struggling with… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Troubled Ukraine marks year since protest bloodbath in Kiev
    Feb20

    Troubled Ukraine marks year since protest bloodbath in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” One year ago, Ihor Zastavnyi was shot three times and lost a leg while taking part in demonstrations that he hoped would lead to a better Ukraine. Today he faces a country that is racked by war, struggling with… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The “Heavenly Hundred” is what Ukrainians in Kiev call those who died during months of anti-government protests in 2013-14. The grisliest day was a year ago Friday ” Feb. 20, 2014 ” when sniper fire tore through… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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