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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict
    Jan12

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A human rights group says civilians are being abducted and tortured by fighters on both sides of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine.An annual report released by Human Rights Watch on Thursday accused the Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says it captured new positions in eastern Ukraine
    Jan11

    Ukraine says it captured new positions in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian government official says the nation’s forces have captured new positions in the rebel-held east.Olexander Motuzyanyk, presidential spokesman for the operation in the east, said on Wednesday that one soldier… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US lashes out at Russia at UN _ and Russia goes after Obama
    Jan10

    US lashes out at Russia at UN _ and Russia goes after Obama

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power has lashed out at Russia in the U.N. Security Council for invading and annexing parts of Ukraine and carrying out “a merciless military assault” in Syria.Russia’s U.N. Ambassador… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Monument to WWII massacre ransacked in Ukraine
    Jan10

    Monument to WWII massacre ransacked in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Police says a monument to the victims of a Second World War massacre in a western Ukrainian village has been blown up.National Police in the Lviv region said in a statement on Tuesday that vandals destroyed a stone… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian ‘spies’ depart the US
    Jan01

    Russian ‘spies’ depart the US

    The US State Department is confirming that the 35 Russian diplomats President Barack Obama ordered out of the country have departed.Obama expelled the diplomats, saying they were really spies, and ordered new sanctions on Russian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin says Russia won’t oust US diplomats in hacking flap
    Dec30

    Putin says Russia won’t oust US diplomats in hacking flap

    MOSCOW (AP) ” President Vladimir Putin has condemned a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia but said Moscow will not retaliate by expelling American diplomats.U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line
    Dec29

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say the government has released 15 people who had been held in custody.The separatist mouthpiece Donetsk News Agency said Thursday that government representatives handed over eight… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    McCain calls for sanctions on Russia over election actions
    Dec29

    McCain calls for sanctions on Russia over election actions

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) ” Sen. John McCain wants sanctions against Russia for its alleged attempt to influence the U.S. presidential election, adding that the country remains “a threat to the very fundamentals of democracy.”During… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP Photos: Ukraine’s wounded soldiers get pumped up
    Dec28

    AP Photos: Ukraine’s wounded soldiers get pumped up

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Half a year after losing his legs in the war against separatists in Ukraine’s east, Lt. Volodymyr Kovalsky showed the strength of his body and spirit in a sports competition for disabled servicemen.Breathing… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia: Ukraine’s ban on military exports not a big problem
    Dec27

    Russia: Ukraine’s ban on military exports not a big problem

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A senior Russian military official says domestic industries have learned to produce engines and other parts previously imported from Ukraine.Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said in a Tuesday interview with online… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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