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    Ukraine says Crimea transport halt temporary
    Dec27

    Ukraine says Crimea transport halt temporary

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A Ukrainian security official says suspension of transport connections with Crimea is expected to be only a temporary measure.Ukraine on Friday blocked rail and bus travel between the mainland and the peninsula… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Woman who bared breasts in Vatican square is freed
    Dec27

    Woman who bared breasts in Vatican square is freed

    VATICAN CITY (AP) ” The Holy See has released a Ukrainian activist who bared her breasts in St. Peter’s Square on Christmas Day and snatched the statue of Baby Jesus from the Vatican’s outdoor Nativity scene.Vatican spokesman the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat
    Dec26

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

    MOSCOW (AP) ” President Vladimir Putin has signed a new military doctrine that describes NATO’s military buildup near the Russian borders as the top military threat amid Russia-West tensions over Ukraine.The document released by… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea
    Dec26

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine has suspended train and bus services to the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula, citing security concerns.The state railways company said that trains bound for Crimea’s regional capital of Simferopol and… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Talks on Ukraine settlement break down
    Dec26

    Talks on Ukraine settlement break down

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” The foreign ministry of Belarus, which has been hosting Ukraine peace talks, says the much-anticipated round of negotiations on Friday has been scrapped.Ministry spokesman Dmitry Mironchik told The Associated… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast
    Dec25

    Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

    VATICAN CITY (AP) ” Pope Francis is focusing his attention on all those weeping in the world this Christmas, singling out the refugees, hostages and all those suffering in conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine.On a day… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Chronology of news events in 2014
    Dec25

    Chronology of news events in 2014

    MARCHMarch 1″ Russian troops take over Ukraine’s Crimea.March 2″ The United States and other Western nations vow a tough response to Russia’s military advance in Ukraine and warn Moscow of economic penalties, diplomatic isolation… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine peace talks set to start in Minsk
    Dec24

    Ukraine peace talks set to start in Minsk

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Negotiators are heading to the capital of Belarus for another round of talks about a settlement of the Ukrainian crisis.Representatives of Ukraine, Russia, pro-Russia rebels and the Organization for Security… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status
    Dec24

    Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Russian deputy defense minister says NATO members pushed Ukraine toward dropping its nonaligned status.Ukraine’s parliament abandoned the nonaligned position Tuesday, possibly paving the way for a bid to join NATO,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine abandons nonaligned status
    Dec23

    Ukraine abandons nonaligned status

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s parliament has voted to abandon the country’s nonaligned status, a move that could be a step toward seeking membership in NATO.Although Ukraine had pursued NATO membership several years ago, it declared… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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