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    Relief official says UN trying to boost aid in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Relief official says UN trying to boost aid in Ukraine

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) ” U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos says the organization is trying to increase aid activities in Ukraine to help more than 5 million people affected by the conflict between the government and Russia-backed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia, Poland clash over World War II remembrances in May
    Feb03

    Russia, Poland clash over World War II remembrances in May

    WARSAW (AP) ” A new dispute concerning World War II remembrance has broken out between Poland and Russia as relations deteriorate between the two neighbors over Russian actions in Ukraine.The clash comes as Poland considers hosting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 killed in artillery fire as Ukraine fighting continues
    Feb03

    5 killed in artillery fire as Ukraine fighting continues

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Authorities in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine say at least 5 people have been killed and 13 injured by artillery fire in the past day.The city hall said in a statement early on Tuesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Dutch team recovers remains from near MH17 crash site
    Feb02

    Dutch team recovers remains from near MH17 crash site

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” The Dutch defense ministry says a team of experts has recovered a small amount of human remains from a village near the site where a Malaysia Airlines jet was downed last July in eastern Ukraine, killing… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama reconsidering lethal assistance to Ukraine
    Feb02

    Obama reconsidering lethal assistance to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” A senior administration official says President Barack Obama is considering sending lethal assistance to Ukraine’s besieged military.The official says Obama continues to have concerns about taking that step, including… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel: Germany won’t give weapons to Ukraine, favors talks
    Feb02

    Merkel: Germany won’t give weapons to Ukraine, favors talks

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) ” German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany will not provide weapons to Ukraine and supports negotiations and a diplomatic solution to the conflict between the government in Kiev and Russian-backed rebels… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting
    Feb02

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Officials say five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 29 wounded in the past day in eastern Ukraine as fighting rages around a strategic railway hub.Defense Ministry Spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov told The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine peace talks stall amid artillery fire
    Feb01

    Ukraine peace talks stall amid artillery fire

    As Ukraine’s Government sat down with pro-Russian separatists for peace talks in Minsk yesterday, the people of Debaltseve were gathering in their town hall for evacuation as fire from heavy-calibre weapons boomed.Parts of the east… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: 13 troops killed in fight with Russia-backed rebels
    Feb01

    Ukraine: 13 troops killed in fight with Russia-backed rebels

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine says 13 of its servicemen have been killed and 20 wounded in the fighting with Russia-backed separatist forces over the past 24 hours.Security Council spokesman Vladimir Polevoi said Sunday that the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    2 passengers killed in bus crash in eastern Slovakia
    Jan31

    2 passengers killed in bus crash in eastern Slovakia

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) ” Slovak officials say two passengers have been killed in a crash of a Czech bus heading for the city of Uzhorod in Ukraine.Andrej Hirjak of Slovakia’s rescue service says the accident occurred shortly… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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