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    3 civilians dead in intense fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    3 civilians dead in intense fighting in eastern Ukraine

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AP) ” A top Ukrainian official says at least three civilians were killed overnight in intense fighting between pro-Russian separatists and government troops in eastern Ukraine.Donetsk regional police chief Vyacheslav… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Watchdog warns over ignoring rights
    Jan31

    Watchdog warns over ignoring rights

    Governments increasingly view human rights as “a luxury” they can ill afford, Human Rights Watch said yesterday, warning that abuses fuel crises in world trouble spots such as Syria and Ukraine.Western powers, including the United… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine to ask UN states to call Russia a terrorism sponsor
    Jan30

    Ukraine to ask UN states to call Russia a terrorism sponsor

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations says his country soon will ask the world body’s member states to formally recognize Russia as a sponsor of terrorism.Yuriy Sergeyev told reporters on Friday that Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry to visit Ukraine, Germany next week
    Jan30

    Kerry to visit Ukraine, Germany next week

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ukraine next week to show U.S. support for the government amid heightened conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.U.S. officials say Kerry will… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Bosnian arms exporter accuses ministers over Ukraine deal
    Jan30

    Bosnian arms exporter accuses ministers over Ukraine deal

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) ” A Bosnian arms exporter has made a criminal complaint against the country’s current and former ministers of trade for blocking a 5 million-euro deal with Ukraine because of objections from Russia.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO units set for Baltics, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria
    Jan30

    NATO units set for Baltics, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” NATO is deploying small units in six eastern European nations to help coordinate a spearhead force set up in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine.NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Friday the units in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia gives $3 billion Crimea bridge contract to Putin ally
    Jan30

    Russia gives $3 billion Crimea bridge contract to Putin ally

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian government has awarded the contract for the construction of a $3 billion bridge to Crimea to a longtime ally of President Vladimir Putin.In a decree published online Friday, the government said that a company… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    12 civilians, 5 troops killed in eastern Ukraine
    Jan30

    12 civilians, 5 troops killed in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” At least 12 civilians and 5 Ukrainian troops have been killed in the past 24 hours in war-ravaged eastern Ukraine.Full-blown fighting between Russian-backed separatists and government forces erupted anew at… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Belarus to host new round of Ukrainian peace talks
    Jan29

    Belarus to host new round of Ukrainian peace talks

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Belarus says it will host another round of Ukrainian peace talks amid fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine.The Belarusian Foreign Ministry said representatives of Ukraine, Russia, pro-Russian rebels and the Organization… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east
    Jan29

    Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s military has acknowledged that Russia-backed separatists have overrun another town in their onslaught against government troops in the east of the country.Military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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