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    EU leaders struggle to find unity over Ukraine agreement
    Dec15

    EU leaders struggle to find unity over Ukraine agreement

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” European Union leaders are struggling to find a deal with the Netherlands to approve an association agreement with Ukraine.A deal would allow the EU to show a united front in the face of an increasingly hostile Russia… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian leader Putin arrives in Japan to meet Abe; first official visit to G-7 country since 2014 Crimea annexation
    Dec15

    Russian leader Putin arrives in Japan to meet Abe; first official visit to G-7 country since 2014 Crimea annexation

    NAGATO, Japan (AP) ” Russian leader Putin arrives in Japan to meet Abe; first official visit to G-7 country since 2014 Crimea annexation. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian leader Putin heading to Japan for territorial talks
    Dec15

    Russian leader Putin heading to Japan for territorial talks

    NAGATO, Japan (AP) ” Vladimir Putin’s first official visit to a G-7 country since Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea is starting in somewhat customary fashion: He is arriving late.The Russian president was due in western Japan on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia and Ukraine’s tug of war over ancient gold treasures
    Dec14

    Russia and Ukraine’s tug of war over ancient gold treasures

    In one corner, the Government of Ukraine. In the other, four museums on the disputed peninsula of Crimea, annexed by Russia in 2014.The prize? A trove of precious Scythian gold and ceremonial daggers, helmets and amulets made by… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Dutch court: Crimea treasures must return to Ukraine
    Dec14

    Dutch court: Crimea treasures must return to Ukraine

    AMSTERDAM (AP) ” A Dutch court has ruled that a trove of historical artefacts that is being held by an Amsterdam museum must be returned to Ukraine and not to four museums in Crimea that loaned out the objects for an exhibition in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit
    Dec14

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit

    TOKYO (AP) ” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become on Thursday the first G-7 leader to allow an official visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014.The reason? His eagerness to… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin: Disruptions of EU gas supplies via Ukraine possible
    Dec13

    Putin: Disruptions of EU gas supplies via Ukraine possible

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel of a threat to the gas supplies Russia sends to Europe via Ukraine.Putin told Merkel in a telephone call Tuesday that Ukraine has… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany, France back extending sanctions against Russia
    Dec13

    Germany, France back extending sanctions against Russia

    BERLIN (AP) ” The leaders of Germany and France say European Union sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine will need to be extended.German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Tuesday that the implementation of last year’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Swiss extend freeze of Ben Ali, Mubarak, Yanukovych assets
    Dec09

    Swiss extend freeze of Ben Ali, Mubarak, Yanukovych assets

    BERLIN (AP) ” Switzerland has decided to keep assets of the former presidents of Tunisia, Egypt and Ukraine and their associates frozen for another year, a move meant to support investigators’ efforts.Assets belonging to and related… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Journalist in Crimea charged with extremism
    Dec08

    Journalist in Crimea charged with extremism

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The lawyer for a Crimean journalist says his client has been charged with extremism for allegedly undermining Russia’s territorial integrity, which could put him in prison for five years.Emil Kurbedinov said late on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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