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    Germany pushes for solution to Ukraine gas spat
    Sep23

    Germany pushes for solution to Ukraine gas spat

    BERLIN (AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pressing for a solution to the long-running gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine ahead of a meeting of the two countries’ energy ministers this week.Though Merkel noted “small successes”… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian envoy sees end to Ukraine crisis
    Sep23

    Russian envoy sees end to Ukraine crisis

    NEW YORK (AP) Russia’s U.N. ambassador said he expects this week’s gathering of world leaders to be difficult, but asserted that the crisis over Ukraine which he blamed on the United States was moving toward a solution.Vitaly… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kiev notes progress on eastern Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep22

    Kiev notes progress on eastern Ukraine cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukrainian officials say government troops have begun withdrawing heavy artillery in the east of the country, as have pro-Russian rebels in the region.Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    German families to sue Ukraine over MH17 crash
    Sep21

    German families to sue Ukraine over MH17 crash

    BERLIN (AP) A German lawyer says he plans to sue Ukraine for negligence in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17.Elmar M. Giemulla says he will file a suit at the European Court of Human Rights in the coming weeks on behalf… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine peace talks produce deal on buffer zone, withdrawal of weapons, foreign fighters
    Sep20

    Ukraine peace talks produce deal on buffer zone, withdrawal of weapons, foreign fighters

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) Ukraine peace talks produce deal on buffer zone, withdrawal of weapons, foreign fighters. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Exxon to wind down Russian drilling project
    Sep19

    Exxon to wind down Russian drilling project

    IRVING, Texas (AP) Exxon Mobil says it will stop drilling an exploratory well in Russia’s Kara Sea in compliance with U.S. sanctions against Russia over Russia’s involvement in the Ukraine.Exxon planned to drill the well between… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    3 Eastern European countries form joint brigade
    Sep19

    3 Eastern European countries form joint brigade

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania are forming a joint military unit that will be headquartered in Poland and will work to strengthen their military cooperation and will participate in peacekeeping missions.Defense… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Radek Sikorski replaced as Polish foreign minister
    Sep19

    Radek Sikorski replaced as Polish foreign minister

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland’s prime minister-designate has named a new foreign minister to replace Radek Sikorski, who has been a forceful voice internationally on the conflict in Ukraine.Ewa Kopacz replaced Sikorski with Grzegorz… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Families of MH17 crash victims ‘to get full compensation’
    Sep19

    Families of MH17 crash victims ‘to get full compensation’

    Malaysia Airlines has said full compensation will be paid to families of the victims of the MH17 crash, after a news article earlier this week raised doubts.MH17 was shot out of the sky over Ukraine in July, killing all 298 people… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP Sources: US offers Ukraine $46M in security aid
    Sep18

    AP Sources: US offers Ukraine $46M in security aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama will announce $46 million in new security assistance for the Ukrainian military, including equipment to help detect incoming artillery fire. But he will stop short of fulfilling Ukraine’s request… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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