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    2 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in country’s east
    Dec21

    2 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in country’s east

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Ukraine’s defense ministry says at least two troops have been killed in the past 24 hours in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine.Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian government troops has… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Vandals put pig head, fake blood on Ukraine rabbi’s grave
    Dec21

    Vandals put pig head, fake blood on Ukraine rabbi’s grave

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian prosecutors have opened a probe into an attack on an important Jewish pilgrimage site in a central Ukrainian town.The grave of a revered Hasidic rabbi was desecrated with a pig’s head and daubed with fake… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US alarmed by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine
    Dec21

    US alarmed by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The Obama administration says it is alarmed by a spike in violence in eastern Ukraine.It is blaming Russia for the conflict’s highest two-day casualty figures in the last 18 months.State Department spokesman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US sanctions more Russian companies, people linked to Crimea
    Dec20

    US sanctions more Russian companies, people linked to Crimea

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The U.S. government says it has extended the economic sanctions on Russia to include eight more entities and seven individuals linked to the annexation of Crimea.The Treasury Department said Tuesday that this is… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU extend Russia sanctions by another 6 months
    Dec19

    EU extend Russia sanctions by another 6 months

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union has extended its sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the fragile peace agreement in Ukraine.Monday’s official decision came in the wake of last week’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine nationalizes largest bank after stability concerns
    Dec19

    Ukraine nationalizes largest bank after stability concerns

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine is nationalizing its largest bank following concerns over its stability.The cabinet agreed late Sunday to move PrivatBank into full state ownership, saying the move was carried out “in close coordination with… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Dec19

    5 Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian officials say five soldiers have been killed in the latest outburst of fighting with pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine.Ukraine and the rebels traded accusations over the hostilities that erupted late Sunday.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Dutch government prepares to ratify EU-Ukraine deal
    Dec16

    Dutch government prepares to ratify EU-Ukraine deal

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” The Netherlands’ government has prepared legislation clearing the way for Parliament to vote on ratifying an EU-Ukraine free trade pact, despite Dutch voters rejecting the deal in a referendum.Prime… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU sources: EU leaders have reached a deal with Netherlands to approve closer Ukraine ties
    Dec15

    EU sources: EU leaders have reached a deal with Netherlands to approve closer Ukraine ties

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” EU sources: EU leaders have reached a deal with Netherlands to approve closer Ukraine ties. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU officials: EU to extend Russia sanctions for 6 months
    Dec15

    EU officials: EU to extend Russia sanctions for 6 months

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” European Union officials say the EU will extend its sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the fragile peace agreement in Ukraine.Two officials said EU nations backed the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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