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    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters
    Feb08

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters

    WARRI, Nigeria (AP) ” The Russian embassy in Nigeria says seven Russian sailors and a Ukrainian have been kidnapped from a cargo ship in Nigerian waters.It comes less than three months after three Russians were taken hostage off… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany slams Ukraine lawmaker’s stunt at embassy in Kiev
    Feb08

    Germany slams Ukraine lawmaker’s stunt at embassy in Kiev

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany’s Foreign Ministry has criticized a Ukrainian lawmaker who defaced a part of the Berlin Wall in the grounds of its Kiev embassy.Oleksiy Honcharenko, a member of President Petro Poroshenko’s bloc, sprayed red… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Separatist commander assassinated in eastern Ukraine
    Feb08

    Separatist commander assassinated in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say one of their most prominent warlords has been assassinated.Rebels’ Donets News Agency said Mikhail Tolstykh, better known under his nom de guerre Givi, died early Wednesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin, Merkel call for cease-fire in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Putin, Merkel call for cease-fire in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have called on Ukrainian troops and separatist rebels to cease fire in eastern Ukraine.In their first phone call since a flare-up in hostilities… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fighting abates in eastern Ukraine, OSCE says
    Feb06

    Fighting abates in eastern Ukraine, OSCE says

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” International monitors say fighting in eastern Ukraine has abated but the warring sides have kept heavy weapons near the front line.Alexander Hug, deputy head of the monitoring mission of the Organization… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Conflict challenges, climate change on agenda of EU-US talks
    Feb06

    Conflict challenges, climate change on agenda of EU-US talks

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the Middle East, Ukraine and climate change are among the topics she plans to raise in upcoming talks with senior U.S. officials.Federica Mogherini told reporters Monday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU diplomats back continued Russia sanctions
    Feb06

    EU diplomats back continued Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” European Union diplomats say sanctions against Russia must remain in force until it helps end fighting in eastern Ukraine, despite President Donald Trump’s overtures to Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.Foreign… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: 2 soldiers wounded but fighting declines
    Feb05

    Ukraine: 2 soldiers wounded but fighting declines

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s military says two soldiers were wounded in fighting with rebels in the separatist east, but that artillery attacks were significantly lower after a week in which fighting surged.The rebels’ command… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian rebels say commander killed in car bombing
    Feb04

    Ukrainian rebels say commander killed in car bombing

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Rebels in eastern Ukraine say one of their top commanders was killed when his automobile exploded.The rebels’ Lugansk Information Center reported that Lugansk People’s Militia commander Oleg Anashchenko died early… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Eastern Ukraine shelling hits both sides
    Feb03

    Eastern Ukraine shelling hits both sides

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) ” Strong shelling has hit both government- and rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine, continuing an escalation of fighting this week. Ukraine says four soldiers had been killed over the past day.Russian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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