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    Putin says Ukraine must remain a single political entity
    Dec18

    Putin says Ukraine must remain a single political entity

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Putin says Ukraine must remain a single political entity. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poll: 80 percent back Putin even as ruble falls
    Dec18

    Poll: 80 percent back Putin even as ruble falls

    MOSCOW (AP) ” From a Western perspective, Vladimir Putin’s days as president of Russia should be numbered: The ruble has lost more than half its value, the economy is in crisis and his aggression in Ukraine has turned the country… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine is a new, changing country
    Dec17

    Poroshenko: Ukraine is a new, changing country

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Ukraine’s president has urged Poland’s politicians and business people to intensify ties with his country as it reforms to follow European standards.At the start of a two-day visit to Poland on Wednesday, President… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Libya frees aircrew of 3 Ukrainians, 1 Russian
    Dec17

    Libya frees aircrew of 3 Ukrainians, 1 Russian

    TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) ” The foreign minister of Tripoli’s militia-backed government says it has freed four crew members ” three Ukrainians and one Russian ” of an Emirati cargo plane who were detained after landing illegally in a western… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel calls Putin over Ukraine, amid ruble plunge
    Dec17

    Merkel calls Putin over Ukraine, amid ruble plunge

    BERLIN (AP) ” German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss possible steps to secure a comprehensive cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.The call late Tuesday came as Russia grappled with a sudden… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian ruble on the way down
    Dec17

    Russian ruble on the way down

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s embattled ruble extended a week of catastrophic losses by dropping 4 percent at the opening of trading in Moscow.The world’s worst-performing currency along with the Ukrainian hryvnia, the ruble has lost more… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US lawmakers press Obama to back Russian sanctions
    Dec16

    US lawmakers press Obama to back Russian sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Republicans and Democrats spoke with one voice on Monday in pressing President Barack Obama to sign legislation that would slap new sanctions on Russia while providing weapons and other assistance to Ukraine.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine prime minister asks NATO, EU for more help
    Dec15

    Ukraine prime minister asks NATO, EU for more help

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” Ukraine’s prime minister on Monday asked NATO to do more to help his country’s military, which has been unable to quell a pro-Russian insurgency, and called for an urgent increase in financial aid from the European… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    As Ukraine truce holds, Russia vows economic pain
    Dec15

    As Ukraine truce holds, Russia vows economic pain

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces has ground almost to halt. That should be good news for Ukraine, but Russia looks intent to pile on the economic misery.In… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN says death toll in eastern Ukraine up to 4,707
    Dec15

    UN says death toll in eastern Ukraine up to 4,707

    GENEVA (AP) ” The U.N. human rights office says at least 4,707 people have been killed and 10,322 wounded in the conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine.It says more than 5 million people are living in the conflict areas where… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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