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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Powerful explosion rocks rebel-held Ukrainian city
    Oct20

    Powerful explosion rocks rebel-held Ukrainian city

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) A powerful explosion has shaken the largest rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine as daily battles continue in the region despite a nominal cease-fire being in place.Shockwaves from the explosion Monday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    MH17: Rebels used Ukrainian missiles, Germany says
    Oct19

    MH17: Rebels used Ukrainian missiles, Germany says

    German intelligence has accused pro-Russian rebels of shooting down a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine using missiles captured from government forces, a media report said Sunday.Kiev and the West have previously charged that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says Russia has agreed to supply gas
    Oct19

    Ukraine says Russia has agreed to supply gas

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) The Ukrainian president says his country has reached an agreement with Russia on supplies of natural gas for the winter.When Russia cut off gas supplies to Ukraine in June over unpaid bills, it risked leaving… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Soldiers’ rights activist jailed in Russia
    Oct18

    Soldiers’ rights activist jailed in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) A Russian rights group says an activist who investigated the deaths and disappearances of Russian soldiers in Ukraine has been jailed.Ten Russian troops were captured in August in eastern Ukraine amid fighting between… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin seeks deal on Ukraine
    Oct17

    Putin seeks deal on Ukraine

    MILAN (AP) Russian leader Vladimir Putin is meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and key Western leaders in an attempt to negotiate a full end to hostilities in Ukraine that could ease sanctions against Russia.Putin… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU energy chief hopeful of Ukraine gas deal
    Oct16

    EU energy chief hopeful of Ukraine gas deal

    BRUSSELS (AP) The European Union’s top energy official says he’s cautiously optimistic about chances of a deal to secure gas supplies this winter for Ukraine and Europe as he prepares for new talks with Kiev and Moscow.EU Energy… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine
    Oct16

    Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine

    MILAN (AP) Russian leader Vladimir Putin is mounting a diplomatic blitz on the sidelines of a summit of European and Asian leaders in a bid to escape the worst crisis with the West since the Cold War.Putin will discuss Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama, Ukrainian leader consult on cease-fire
    Oct16

    Obama, Ukrainian leader consult on cease-fire

    WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have discussed ways to effectively monitor and control the uneasy border between Russia and eastern Ukraine.Obama and Poroshenko spoke by phone on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO chief: no big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine
    Oct15

    NATO chief: no big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) NATO’s top military commander says the alliance would welcome the withdrawal of Russian troops from a Russian region bordering Ukraine, but that it has seen no “major movement” so far.U.S. Air Force Gen…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine politics turns trashy as mood sours
    Oct15

    Ukraine politics turns trashy as mood sours

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) In Ukraine, trashing a politician isn’t a metaphor. It’s literal: Find a suspected shady official, grab him and throw him into a dumpster.Online videos of several public figures receiving the treatment from gangs… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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