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    Ukraine takes Russia to UN court over rebel funding, Crimea
    Mar06

    Ukraine takes Russia to UN court over rebel funding, Crimea

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” Ukraine is taking Russia to the United Nations’ highest judicial body, accusing Moscow of financing separatist rebels and racially discriminating against ethnic Tartars and Ukrainians in the annexed Crimean… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Czar bust in Crimea reportedly appears to shed tears
    Mar05

    Czar bust in Crimea reportedly appears to shed tears

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian news reports say curious and pious people are visiting a bust of the last czar in the Crimean capital after reports spread that the sculpture appeared to be weeping.The bust of Nicholas II was erected near… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU extends sanctions against 15 Ukrainians over corruption
    Mar03

    EU extends sanctions against 15 Ukrainians over corruption

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union has extended for a year sanctions against 15 people in Ukraine accused of misusing state funds.The EU said in a statement Friday that the asset freezes are being prolonged for people “identified… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU member countries endorse visa-free entry for Ukrainians
    Mar02

    EU member countries endorse visa-free entry for Ukrainians

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” European Union member countries have backed a proposal to allow Ukrainian citizens into the bloc for short stays without visas.Ambassadors of EU member states on Thursday endorsed an agreement reached by negotiators… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    At least 8 killed in Ukraine coal mine blast; 20 missing
    Mar02

    At least 8 killed in Ukraine coal mine blast; 20 missing

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian emergencies service says an explosion at a coal mine in western Ukraine has left at least eight people dead.The blast took place about midday Thursday in the Stepovaya mine in the Lviv region, 460 kilometers… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Maverick dancer Polunin seeks to be David Beckham of ballet
    Mar01

    Maverick dancer Polunin seeks to be David Beckham of ballet

    LONDON (AP) ” Sergei Polunin wants to shake up the ballet world by becoming the David Beckham of dance.The 27-year-old Ukrainian star, who has been in the headlines for rebellious tweets, tattoos and leaving the Royal Ballet, wants… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU takes step closer to allowing Ukrainians visa-free entry
    Mar01

    EU takes step closer to allowing Ukrainians visa-free entry

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union has moved a step closer to granting visa-free entry to citizens of Ukraine.Negotiators from EU member countries and the European Parliament reached a deal late Tuesday to allow Ukrainians who have… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Key aid provider says it can’t operate in rebel-held east
    Mar01

    Key aid provider says it can’t operate in rebel-held east

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The largest provider of humanitarian aid in rebel-held eastern Ukraine says its work there has been paralyzed.The charity foundation run by billionaire Renat Akhmetov has been distributing food and other supplies to… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian world ice fishing champion, Ukraine team winner
    Feb26

    Russian world ice fishing champion, Ukraine team winner

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) ” Russia’s Dmitry Eliseev is the new World Ice Fishing Champion after beating a field of 78 others on the frozen Baltic Sea off the coast of the Latvian capital.Organizers said Eliseev’s total catch of 5.2 kilograms… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release
    Feb24

    Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian lawmaker has visited the rebel east to meet with Ukrainian prisoners held by the rebels.Nadiya Savchenko, a pilot who spent two years in a Russian prison before her release last year, arrived Friday at… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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