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    Ukraine reports sporadic violations of cease-fire
    Sep18

    Ukraine reports sporadic violations of cease-fire

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) The city council in Donetsk says no deaths were reported in fighting overnight, one of the quietest nights recently in eastern Ukraine.However, Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama, Ukraine president to meet at White House
    Sep18

    Obama, Ukraine president to meet at White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) In a symbolic show of support for Ukraine’s fledgling government, President Barack Obama is to host Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the Oval Office on Thursday after the leader of the former Soviet republic… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Ukraine’s President says his country has “crossed the Rubicon” to a new westward-looking future that leaves behind the darkness of its Russian past.President Petro Poroshenko made the remarks during an address… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine, at least 1 dead
    Sep17

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine, at least 1 dead

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) A building has been hit by rocket fire in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk, killing at least one person and adding to the growing number of civilian casualties in the region despite a nearly two-week-old… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with Europe
    Sep17

    Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with Europe

    Ukraine has moved to resolve months of crisis by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country’s rebellious eastern regions where it has been fighting Russian-backed separatists.The actions by lawmakers… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Union
    Sep16

    Ukraine’s parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Union

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine’s parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Union . …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine, Scotland dent German investor optimism
    Sep16

    Ukraine, Scotland dent German investor optimism

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) A key survey of German investor optimism fell in September for the ninth month in a row as the crisis in Ukraine, economic stagnation in Europe and the upcoming independence referendum in Scotland weighed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel: Russia must withdraw troops from Ukraine
    Sep16

    Merkel: Russia must withdraw troops from Ukraine

    BERLIN (AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Russia must withdraw its troops from Ukraine for a peace plan there to work.Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call late Monday that the complete withdrawal… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    OSCE team in east Ukraine comes near shelling
    Sep15

    OSCE team in east Ukraine comes near shelling

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Observers from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe say they were just 200 meters (650 feet) away from four shell-bursts in eastern Ukraine, where fighting has continued despite a cease-fire… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia-annexed Crimea votes for legislature
    Sep14

    Russia-annexed Crimea votes for legislature

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea (AP) Residents of Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March, are voting for their regional parliament in elections expected to be dominated by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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