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    Putin to focus on Ukraine during trip to Milan
    Oct15

    Putin to focus on Ukraine during trip to Milan

    MOSCOW (AP) The Kremlin says that President Vladimir Putin will have a series of meetings with Western leaders focusing on Ukraine during his trip to Milan.Attending this week’s Europe-Asia summit in Milan offers Putin the first… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine appoints new defense minister
    Oct14

    Ukraine appoints new defense minister

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine’s parliament has approved a new defense minister as the country remains bogged down in daily clashes with pro-Russian separatist forces in its industrial eastern regions.Out of 247 deputies that voted… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Top US, Russian diplomats seek thaw in tensions
    Oct14

    Top US, Russian diplomats seek thaw in tensions

    PARIS (AP) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are meeting Tuesday in Paris, hoping to find a way to begin reversing a yearlong spike in tensions stemming from Ukraine’s civil war.The formula… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainians recover belongings of MH17 victims
    Oct14

    Ukrainians recover belongings of MH17 victims

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) The Dutch government says Ukrainian searchers have recovered belongings including passports, luggage, jewelry and children’s toys from the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.The Security and Justice… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Search for remains of MH17 victims resumes
    Oct13

    Search for remains of MH17 victims resumes

    Dutch officials have returned to the crash site of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine where the search for remains and belongings resumed despite sporadic exchanges of fire.The Dutch were part of an Organisation for Security and Cooperation… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Annual Germany-Russia forum canceled as ties cool
    Oct13

    Annual Germany-Russia forum canceled as ties cool

    BERLIN (AP) An annual meeting meant to foster dialogue between Germany and Russia has been postponed indefinitely amid tension between the two countries over the conflict in Ukraine.Organizers of the St. Petersburg Dialogue said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Moscow court puts off Ukrainian officer’s case
    Oct13

    Moscow court puts off Ukrainian officer’s case

    MOSCOW (AP) A court in Moscow has delayed hearings on a captured Ukrainian military officer’s appeal against the authorities’ decision to put her in a mental clinic for checks.The 33-year-old Nadezhda Savchenko was captured by… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine sees fewer Russian troops in conflict zone
    Oct13

    Ukraine sees fewer Russian troops in conflict zone

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukrainian military officials say they have observed a reduction in the presence of Russian troops in areas at the heart of fighting between government troops and separatist rebels.Security spokesman Andriy Lysenko… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin orders troops away from Ukraine border
    Oct12

    Putin orders troops away from Ukraine border

    MOSCOW (AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered thousands of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border to return to their usual bases, according to his spokesman.Dmitry Peskov told Russian news outlets late Saturday that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Czech, Poland’s ministers discuss Ukraine
    Oct10

    Czech, Poland’s ministers discuss Ukraine

    PRAGUE (AP) The foreign ministers of the Czech Republic and Poland say they hope Ukraine’s upcoming parliamentary election will help resolve the conflict there through diplomacy.Lubomir Zaoralek and Poland’s new foreign minister,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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