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    20,000 evacuated after fire at military arsenal in Ukraine
    Mar23

    20,000 evacuated after fire at military arsenal in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian officials say around 20,000 people have been evacuated in the Kharkiv region near the border with Russia after a massive fire at a military ammunition depot.Ukraine’s chief military prosecutor, Anatolii… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: Documents ready to ban Russia’s Eurovision entry
    Mar22

    Ukraine: Documents ready to ban Russia’s Eurovision entry

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s security service says it has prepared documents to ban Russia’s contestant from this year’s Eurovision song contest, but that a final decision has not been made.Russia chose Yulia Samoylova to represent the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Former Trump aide ‘hid payments from party with Moscow ties’
    Mar21

    Former Trump aide ‘hid payments from party with Moscow ties’

    A Ukrainian lawmaker released new financial documents today allegedly showing that a former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump laundered payments from the party of a disgraced ex-leader of Ukraine using offshore accounts… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Romania to send 120 air defense troops to Poland
    Mar21

    Romania to send 120 air defense troops to Poland

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ” Romania’s president says the country will send 120 air defense troops to support NATO’s presence in Poland amid unease about Russia’s interventions in Ukraine.Speaking after a meeting of the country’s top… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine lawmaker: Manafort tried to hide $750,000 payment
    Mar21

    Ukraine lawmaker: Manafort tried to hide $750,000 payment

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian lawmaker has published a document that he said ties Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, to attempts to hide a $750,000 payment from a pro-Russia political party.Jason Maloni, a spokesman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Blockade of rebel-held east forecast to hurt Ukraine economy
    Mar21

    Blockade of rebel-held east forecast to hurt Ukraine economy

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s central bank says a trade blockade of rebel-held regions in the east is hurting the economy.The National Bank of Ukraine says it has slashed its estimate for economic growth in 2017 to 1.9 percent from the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute
    Mar20

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

    TOKYO (AP) ” The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia are meeting in Tokyo for the first “two-plus-two” talks since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine.Monday’s one-day meeting comes as the sides work to end a decades-long… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Gatherings mark anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Mar18

    Gatherings mark anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Residents of cities in Crimea and Russia are gathering to commemorate the third anniversary of Russia’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine.The annexation was widely denounced by the West, and both the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kremlin says Ukraine cuts off rebel east with its own hands
    Mar17

    Kremlin says Ukraine cuts off rebel east with its own hands

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Kremlin says that Ukraine is ruining its own territorial integrity with a blockade of rebel regions in the east.Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday that Moscow is watching with… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to protest against Russian support for separatists in the east of the country.The move… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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