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    Corruption saps enthusiasm for east Ukraine rebels
    Nov20

    Corruption saps enthusiasm for east Ukraine rebels

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” As battle raged in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine, cargo trains piled high with coal thundered along rail tracks to keep heating and power going to households in rebel-held territory.Coal is the lifeblood… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin: Extremist groups could threaten Russia
    Nov20

    Putin: Extremist groups could threaten Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) ” President Vladimir Putin is warning that extremist groups being manipulated from abroad could try to destabilize Russia, a statement that comes amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.While Putin didn’t name any specific… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine, Poland, Moldova meet to talk about Russia
    Nov20

    Ukraine, Poland, Moldova meet to talk about Russia

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) ” The leaders of Ukraine, Poland and Moldova have met over concerns about Russian influence in separatist eastern Ukraine and fears that Russia may seek to meddle in Moldova’s general election.The three countries’… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN says killings, displacement rise in Ukraine
    Nov20

    UN says killings, displacement rise in Ukraine

    GENEVA (AP) ” United Nations human rights investigators say the number of killings and people displaced by fighting in Ukraine continues to rise despite the Sept. 5 announcement of a cease-fire.A new report by the U.N. monitoring… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama aide: US should look at Ukraine military aid
    Nov19

    Obama aide: US should look at Ukraine military aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” A senior aide of President Barack Obama says he believes the U.S. should consider giving Ukraine lethal, defensive military assistance to get Russia to think twice about its destabilizing behavior.Tony Blinken,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia warns of military assault on the east
    Nov19

    Russia warns of military assault on the east

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine’s decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught.Ukrainian officials announced… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Top German diplomat meets with Putin on Ukraine
    Nov19

    Top German diplomat meets with Putin on Ukraine

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany’s foreign minister met with Vladimir Putin in Moscow for talks on the Ukraine crisis after the Russian president invited him to the Kremlin at the last minute before he headed back to Berlin.The dpa news agency… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany’s minister shuttles between Moscow, Kiev
    Nov18

    Germany’s minister shuttles between Moscow, Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Germany’s foreign minister is urging the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists to respect the cease-fire agreement.The continuing military conflict in eastern Ukraine has killed more than 4,000 people… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin says sides not abiding peace deal in Ukraine
    Nov17

    Putin says sides not abiding peace deal in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s president says he believes peace in Ukraine is possible but that neither side is fully holding up a peace deal struck in September.In an interview with German television broadcast late Sunday, Putin said that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Tusk: European Council meeting to discuss Ukraine
    Nov16

    Tusk: European Council meeting to discuss Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” The European Council’s president-elect says the Ukraine conflict will be discussed at a meeting next month, referring to it as a war.Donald Tusk, who starts his new job on Dec. 1, says Ukraine will be a top… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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