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    Bus crash in eastern Ukraine kills 12 servicemen, injures 21
    Jan06

    Bus crash in eastern Ukraine kills 12 servicemen, injures 21

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine says 12 of its servicemen were killed and 21 injured when their bus collided with two heavy trucks on a snowy road.The accident occurred late Monday in eastern Ukraine, where government forces are fighting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine rebel ‘Batman’ battalion commander killed
    Jan04

    Ukraine rebel ‘Batman’ battalion commander killed

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A Ukrainian security official says a prominent rebel commander in the separatist eastern region of Luhansk has been killed.A website of the separatist Luhansk People’s Republic said that Alexander Bednov, head… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Wednesday, January 8
    Jan01

    Wednesday, January 8

    Today is Thursday, Jan. 8, the 8th day of 2015. There are 357 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1499 – France’s King Louis XII marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany.1654 – Ukraine joins Russia.1679 – French… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Wide power outage in rebel-held Ukrainian city
    Dec31

    Wide power outage in rebel-held Ukrainian city

    MOSCOW (AP) ” News reports say a widespread electricity outage has hit Luhansk, the second-largest city in Ukraine’s separatist east, and the leader of the rebels who control it is claiming that’s due to Ukrainian sabotage.The outage… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark
    Dec31

    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark

    MOSCOW (AP) ” President Vladimir Putin is using his New Year’s speech to hail Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula.He said Crimea’s “return home” will “forever remain a landmark in the national history.”His comment… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia: Ukraine’s import of US nuclear fuel risky
    Dec30

    Russia: Ukraine’s import of US nuclear fuel risky

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia says Ukraine’s deal to buy U.S.-made nuclear fuel for its Soviet-built reactors could trigger a nuclear accident.Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of Ukraine announced Tuesday that his nation has reached a deal… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland offers care to Polish nationals in east Ukraine
    Dec29

    Poland offers care to Polish nationals in east Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland is offering evacuation and other forms of care to people of Polish descent who are living amid the fighting in eastern Ukraine.Deputy Foreign Minister Konrad Pawlik led a mission to the Ukrainian cities… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine drops nonaligned status
    Dec29

    Ukraine drops nonaligned status

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The Ukrainian president has signed a bill dropping his country’s nonaligned status but signaled that he will hold a referendum before seeking NATO membership.Petro Poroshenko told a news conference on Monday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kremlin denies deaths in undeclared war
    Dec28

    Kremlin denies deaths in undeclared war

    Anton Tumanov gave up his life for his country, but his country won’t say where and it won’t say how.His mother knows. She knows that Tumanov, 20, a junior sergeant in the Russian Army, was killed in eastern Ukraine, torn apart… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine nuke plant unit taken offline
    Dec28

    Ukraine nuke plant unit taken offline

    MOSCOW (AP) ” One unit of Ukraine’s Zaporozhiya nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe, has been taken offline because of generator problems.State nuclear power company Energoatom says the unit was disconnected from the electricity… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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