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    Ukraine to halt subsidies to rebel-held areas
    Nov05

    Ukraine to halt subsidies to rebel-held areas

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine’s prime minister says the government will freeze budget subsidies for eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists, a move that could precipitate already grievous economic conditions there.Arseniy… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Nov04

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) On the week when the world celebrated Halloween, pro-Russian rebels came up with a tactic to scare Ukraine’s pro-Western government in Kiev holding a rebel election in separatist eastern Ukraine. Ukraine and the West… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after vote
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after vote

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) The leader of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine has been officially sworn in after an election that has been roundly condemned by the West as destabilizing.Alexander Zakharchenko was inaugurated Tuesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel underlines displeasure over Russian role
    Nov04

    Merkel underlines displeasure over Russian role

    BERLIN (AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel is underlining her displeasure over Russia’s role in eastern Ukraine and saying there’s no reason yet to lift European Union sanctions.Russia supported rebel-organized elections in eastern… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US condemns Ukrainian separatist vote as ‘sham’
    Nov04

    US condemns Ukrainian separatist vote as ‘sham’

    WASHINGTON (AP) The United States is condemning rebel-organized elections in eastern Ukraine as a sham and chiding Russia for supporting them.White House spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan says the elections held Sunday violated Ukraine’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US general paints grim picture of Russia relations
    Nov03

    US general paints grim picture of Russia relations

    WASHINGTON (AP) The top U.S. commander for NATO painted Monday an increasingly grim picture of the West’s deteriorating relationship with Russia, saying Moscow is effectively working to shift its border westward into Ukraine.Gen…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election

    MOSCOW (AP) Russia has backed a contentious election held by separatists in eastern Ukraine, setting the stage for renewed diplomatic tensions with the West.The Foreign Ministry said Monday that the vote in Donetsk and Luhansk… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian breakaway regions hold elections
    Nov02

    Ukrainian breakaway regions hold elections

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Residents of separatist-controlled regions of eastern Ukraine are voting to elect legislators and executives in polls that have been staunchly denounced by the international community.Voting in the main rebel… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Despite spat with Russia Poles honor Soviet troops
    Nov01

    Despite spat with Russia Poles honor Soviet troops

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) The diplomatic spat with Russia over Ukraine has not prevented Poles from placing hundreds of candles on the graves of Red Army soldiers killed in January 1945 while driving Nazi German troops from the city.Nov…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Spain police nab 19 suspected of trafficking women
    Nov01

    Spain police nab 19 suspected of trafficking women

    MADRID (AP) Spanish police say they have arrested 19 people suspected of smuggling Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian women into the country for the purpose of prostitution.Police say women were enticed from various locations in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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