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    The Latest: Putin: Gas shipments via Ukraine may continue
    May18

    The Latest: Putin: Gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s trip to Russia (all times local):4:25 p.m.Russian President Vladimir Putin says that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel to meet Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine
    May18

    Merkel to meet Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.Merkel’s trip Friday to the Black Sea resort of Sochi is her first visit to Russia in a… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Polish leader calls for UN force for Russia-Ukraine border
    May18

    Polish leader calls for UN force for Russia-Ukraine border

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Poland’s President Andrzej Duda is calling for U.N. peacekeepers to be sent to the Russia-Ukraine border and all territory controlled by separatists in eastern Ukraine.Duda stressed “in the strongest terms”… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian court sanctions Russian journalists’s arrest
    May17

    Ukrainian court sanctions Russian journalists’s arrest

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian court has ordered a Russian journalist jailed for two months pending investigation on treason charges.Kirill Vyshinskiy, the head of the Ukrainian office of Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency, has been in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike
    May17

    Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say an incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker has gone on hunger strike to demand the release of Ukrainian prisoners in Russia.Oleg Sentsov, a vocal opponent of Russia’s annexation of his native Crimea,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Traffic opens on bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea
    May16

    Traffic opens on bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) — A long-anticipated bridge linking Russia’s Taman Peninsula with Crimea has opened for regular traffic.Car traffic across the 19-kilometer (11.8-mile) bridge began Wednesday, and it’s set to open for trucks in the fall…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea
    May15

    Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has driven a large construction truck to open the much-anticipated bridge linking southern Russia and the Crimean peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014.The 19-kilometer… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia’s news agency says its offices in Ukraine raided
    May15

    Russia’s news agency says its offices in Ukraine raided

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian state-owned news agency says its office in the Ukrainian capital has been raided and that at least one of its correspondents has been detained for questioning.RIA Novosti said on Tuesday that Ukrainian intelligence… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official
    May09

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The director of a Russian cultural office in Ukraine’s capital has been drenched with a bucketful of green antiseptic liquid mixed with feces. A Ukrainian nationalist group wanted to send him a message.The assault… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Bellingcat: 9 Russian officers directed Ukraine attack
    May07

    Bellingcat: 9 Russian officers directed Ukraine attack

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Bellingcat investigative group says that it has identified nine Russian officers who allegedly were directly involved in the rocket attack on an eastern Ukrainian city that killed at least 30 civilians.The group,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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