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    Ukraine attempts news cease-fire in the east
    Dec09

    Ukraine attempts news cease-fire in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s military authorities say they are suspending hostilities against Russian-backed separatists in the east in line with a truce declared last week.Military spokesmen said Tuesday that they are acting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Canada to train Ukrainian military police
    Dec08

    Canada to train Ukrainian military police

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) ” Canada’s defense minister says Canadian soldiers are arriving in Ukraine to help train military police.The training is part of an agreement Canadian Defense Minister Rob Nicholson signed Monday in Kiev pledging… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    French leader meets with Putin in Moscow
    Dec06

    French leader meets with Putin in Moscow

    MOSCOW (AP) ” French President Francois Hollande met with Russia’s Vladimir Putin during an impromptu visit to Moscow on Saturday, as tensions remain high over the ongoing conflict in east Ukraine and France’s decision to suspend… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU urges Russia to let Bosnia join the bloc
    Dec05

    EU urges Russia to let Bosnia join the bloc

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) ” The European Union has urged Russia to leave the Balkans out of its dispute with the bloc over Ukraine, and to let the region proceed on its path toward EU and NATO memberships.Moscow has said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine tests ground for lasting cease-fire
    Dec05

    Ukraine tests ground for lasting cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A Ukrainian military spokesman says a one-day truce announced by the president will serve as a test for the prospects of a definitive cessation of hostilities against Russian-backed separatists.President Petro… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine rebel says residential areas used as cover
    Dec04

    Ukraine rebel says residential areas used as cover

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” A leading military separatist commander in eastern Ukraine has admitted that rebels have mounted rocket attacks against government troops from within residential areas, but says efforts are being undertaken… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US calls on Russia to calm turbulence in Ukraine
    Dec04

    US calls on Russia to calm turbulence in Ukraine

    BASEL, Switzerland (AP) ” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia could rebuild its relations with the West if it simply helps calm the violence on its border with eastern Ukraine, where pro-Moscow separatists are fighting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin defends Russia’s foreign policy
    Dec04

    Putin defends Russia’s foreign policy

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin has defended the Kremlin’s aggressive foreign policy, saying the actions are necessary for his country’s survival.Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in March and was later accused… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says nuclear plant fault cuts power
    Dec03

    Ukraine says nuclear plant fault cuts power

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s energy minister says a technical fault at a nuclear power plant in the south of country has cut power production but insists it poses no danger.Volodymr Demchishin said Wednesday that a short circuit… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian ruble extends losses
    Dec03

    Russian ruble extends losses

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian ruble has extended a week of decline, fueled by low oil prices and Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine’s crisis.The ruble traded 1.7 percent lower at 54.8 against the U.S. dollar on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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