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    German foreign minister says Russia, Ukraine agree on procedure for pulling back heavy weapons
    Jan22

    German foreign minister says Russia, Ukraine agree on procedure for pulling back heavy weapons

    BERLIN (AP) ” German foreign minister says Russia, Ukraine agree on procedure for pulling back heavy weapons. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US says Russian peace plan for Ukraine is an occupation plan
    Jan21

    US says Russian peace plan for Ukraine is an occupation plan

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power says Russia’s latest “peace plan” for Ukraine is nothing more than an “occupation plan.”Power told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that “the current situation is dangerous”… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine asks IMF for new bailout program as economy worsens
    Jan21

    Ukraine asks IMF for new bailout program as economy worsens

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) ” The head of the International Monetary Fund says Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked for a new program of financial rescue loans.Christine Lagarde met Poroshenko on Wednesday on the sidelines… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine president points to Russian hand in conflict
    Jan21

    Ukraine president points to Russian hand in conflict

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) ” Ukraine’s president is courting European support against what he says are 9,000 Russian troops occupying 7 percent of his nation’s territory.Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday, President… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian FM pledges cooperation with West to combat terror
    Jan21

    Russian FM pledges cooperation with West to combat terror

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s foreign minister says Moscow is continuing to cooperate with the West on fighting terrorism despite tensions over Ukraine.Sergey Lavrov said in a press conference Wednesday that Russian security agencies have… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian FM says Ukraine peace talks to focus on frontline
    Jan21

    Russian FM says Ukraine peace talks to focus on frontline

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s foreign minister says talks with his counterparts from Ukraine, France and Germany will focus on pulling back heavy weapons from a frontline in east Ukraine.Sergey Lavrov, who is set to attend the talks in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives
    Jan20

    Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” At least three civilians were killed in shelling Tuesday in eastern Ukraine as fighting continued between government and rebel forces in the separatist-held city of Donetsk.AP reporters saw the bodies of… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Survey: Trust down at 2009 levels after unpredictable year
    Jan20

    Survey: Trust down at 2009 levels after unpredictable year

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) ” Trust in institutions has fallen to levels not seen since the financial crisis, after a year that produced the twin Malaysia Airlines disasters and the conflict in Ukraine, a global survey found Tuesday.As… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU won’t ease Russia sanctions as Ukraine conflict rages
    Jan19

    EU won’t ease Russia sanctions as Ukraine conflict rages

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union foreign ministers are ruling out any immediate easing of sanctions against Russia as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine, despite concerns about the economic consequences.Dutch Foreign Minister Bert… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Crimea’s people face challenges as part of Russia
    Jan19

    AP PHOTOS: Crimea’s people face challenges as part of Russia

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) ” Crimea, promised Russian President Vladimir Putin, “will be a home to all the peoples living there.”Yet 10 months since the Kremlin tore up the map of Europe and seized the strategic Black Sea peninsula… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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