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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Russia reaches out to Europe’s far-right parties
    Dec13

    Russia reaches out to Europe’s far-right parties

    VIENNA (AP) ” A Russian loan to France’s National Front. Invitations to Moscow for leaders of Austria’s Freedom Party. Praise for Vladimir Putin from the head of Britain’s anti-European Union party.As the diplomatic chill over Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: Truce results in 1st casualty-free day
    Dec12

    Ukraine: Truce results in 1st casualty-free day

    SYDNEY (AP) ” Ukraine’s president said Friday that a fragile truce between his government’s troops and Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine had resulted in the first day free of deaths or injuries for his soldiers since the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: Truce results in first casualty-free day
    Dec12

    Ukraine: Truce results in first casualty-free day

    SYDNEY (AP) ” Ukraine’s president says a fragile truce between his government’s troops and Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine has resulted in the seven-month-old conflict’s first day free of deaths or injuries for his soldiers.Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine president urges Russia to withdraw troops
    Dec11

    Ukraine president urges Russia to withdraw troops

    SYDNEY (AP) ” Australia has pledged its support for Ukraine during a visit by the nation’s president and urged Russia to honor a little-respected cease-fire agreement signed in September.Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott met… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine to extend truce with separatists
    Dec10

    Ukraine to extend truce with separatists

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine says it will continue upholding a truce with Russian-backed separatists following a day largely free of exchanges of fire between the warring sides.Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Wednesday there… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Crimea annexation upends lives of Tatar minority
    Dec09

    Crimea annexation upends lives of Tatar minority

    SARY-SU, Crimea (AP) ” Since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, armed men have shown up frequently to search the cinder-block houses, mosque and school in this settlement of Crimean Tatars, a Muslim ethnic minority that has long… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Crimea annexation upends lives of Tatar minority
    Dec09

    Crimea annexation upends lives of Tatar minority

    SARY-SU, Crimea (AP) ” Since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, armed men have shown up frequently and at odd hours to search the cinder-block houses, mosque and school in this settlement of Crimean Tatars, a Muslim ethnic minority… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Dec09

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) ” Fighting between government forces and Russian-backed rebels remained intense in eastern Ukraine last week, prompting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to announce plans for a one-day test truce to help build a more… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Austria unhappy over diva’s outreach to Donetsk
    Dec09

    Austria unhappy over diva’s outreach to Donetsk

    VIENNA (AP) ” Opera star Anna Netrebko says she does not want to get involved in Ukraine’s politics. But her appearance with a separatist spokesman is being interpreted as taking sides by the government of Austria, her adopted home.Netrebko… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Wreckage from Ukraine plane crash in Netherlands
    Dec09

    Wreckage from Ukraine plane crash in Netherlands

    AMSTERDAM (AP) ” A convoy of eight trucks carrying wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster has arrived at a Dutch military base, as the official investigation into the cause of the plane’s destruction continues.Flight… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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