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    Obama: US to step up economic penalties on Russia
    Sep11

    Obama: US to step up economic penalties on Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama says the U.S. is moving ahead with tougher economic sanctions on Russia over what the U.S. says are Russia’s illegal actions in Ukraine.Obama says the sanctions will affect Russia’s financial,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Polish leader sees temptation for Putin in Ukraine
    Sep11

    Polish leader sees temptation for Putin in Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland’s foreign minister says he sees a temptation for Russia to create a land bridge to Crimea because it is having trouble managing the peninsula, which isn’t connected to the Russian mainland.Radek Sikorski… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Diplomats say EU has decided on new sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine
    Sep11

    Diplomats say EU has decided on new sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) Diplomats say EU has decided on new sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU agrees to introduce new sanctions on Russia
    Sep11

    EU agrees to introduce new sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) Diplomats say the European Union has decided on new sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine.Three diplomats in Brussels say the ambassadors of the 28-nation bloc agreed Thursday that the sanctions would… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian gas supplies to Poland drop further
    Sep11

    Russian gas supplies to Poland drop further

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland’s gas monopoly says that Russian natural gas deliveries dropped by 45 percent on Wednesday, the third day of decreases amid concern Moscow is piling on political pressure over the crisis in Ukraine.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    East Ukraine city hit by shells during cease-fire
    Sep09

    East Ukraine city hit by shells during cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) The city council of Donetsk, a rebel-held stronghold in eastern Ukraine, says that regular shelling continued overnight despite a cease-fire in the region, injuring one woman.In a statement published online Tuesday,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Report: Flight 17 likely downed by outside impact
    Sep09

    Report: Flight 17 likely downed by outside impact

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) The Dutch team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Eastern Ukraine says the crash was likely caused by the plane being hit by multiple “high-energy objects from outside the aircraft.”The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Cease-fire holds in eastern Ukraine
    Sep08

    Cease-fire holds in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) A cease-fire between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government troops appears to be largely holding in eastern Ukraine, a day after shelling and clashes rattled nerves and imperiled the peace deal.In a statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine shelling claims lives, sets houses ablaze
    Sep08

    Ukraine shelling claims lives, sets houses ablaze

    Shelling and other clashes between government forces and Russian-backed separatists threw the cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine into deepening peril, two days after it took hold.At least two houses hit by artillery fire blazed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Blasts roar near Donetsk airport in Ukraine
    Sep07

    Blasts roar near Donetsk airport in Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Strong explosions have been heard on the outskirts of the main rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine near the airport, raising new fears that a cease-fire signed two days ago is on the verge of collapse.The cease-fire… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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