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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian
    Dec23

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” In eastern Ukraine, where the country’s pro-Russian insurgency has claimed thousands of lives, the region’s top university is a major victim of the bitterness and rifts the fighting has caused.The conflict… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Nazarbayev: Ukraine conflict is ‘nonsense’
    Dec22

    Nazarbayev: Ukraine conflict is ‘nonsense’

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Kazakhstan’s president says the conflict in eastern Ukraine is “nonsense” and is calling on Russia and Ukraine to find a way to resolve it.Nursultan Nazarbayev’s comments Monday, after a meeting with Ukrainian President… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Belarus’ president promises help for Ukraine
    Dec21

    Belarus’ president promises help for Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Belarus’ authoritarian president has promised to help Ukraine as it struggles through its pro-Russia separatist insurgency and economic hardships.Ukraine’s year of crisis has been unsettling to Belarusian President… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Tourism suffers in winter of EU-Russia discontent
    Dec21

    Tourism suffers in winter of EU-Russia discontent

    PARIS (AP) ” Russia’s tensions with the West over Ukraine and the slump for the ruble are echoing through the French Alps ” and unfortunately for some businesses, just in time for ski season.Hoteliers, taxi drivers and ski stations… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia dismisses new US sanctions as useless
    Dec20

    Russia dismisses new US sanctions as useless

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia has dismissed new U.S. sanctions as useless and underscored its historic right to the Crimean peninsula.Following several rounds of sanctions earlier this year. President Barack Obama on Friday approved new… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama imposes sanctions on Crimea, echoes EU
    Dec20

    Obama imposes sanctions on Crimea, echoes EU

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Barack Obama has banned new investments in Crimea, slapping U.S. sanctions on the peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine earlier this year.Obama signed an executive order Friday that imposes economic… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ordinary Russians secret to Putin survival
    Dec19

    Ordinary Russians secret to Putin survival

    All politicians like to have props, and in Vladimir Putin’s case, some are taken from the box marked Macho and others from the box marked Mother Russia.He has ridden a Harley-Davidson in Crimea, flown into war-ravaged Chechnya in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    FACT CHECK: Putin on the ruble collapse, Ukraine
    Dec18

    FACT CHECK: Putin on the ruble collapse, Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A fact-checking look at some of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s statements on the ruble collapse and the Ukrainian crisis from his annual news conference Thursday:___ON THE RUSSIAN ECONOMY:PUTIN: “We will rely… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU bans investment in Crimean, targets tourism
    Dec18

    EU bans investment in Crimean, targets tourism

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union has imposed a ban on investment in Crimea, and other economic sanctions including measures aimed at keeping tourists away.The new measures on investment, services and trade, announced Thursday,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP NewsAlert
    Dec18

    AP NewsAlert

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” European Union imposes ban on investment in Crimea, other economic sanctions. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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