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    3 killed, 15 injured in eastern Ukraine
    Sep13

    3 killed, 15 injured in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian president’s office says at least three troops have been killed and 15 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours.Government troops and Russia-backed rebels last month agreed to cease… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany, French FMs planning to visit Ukraine next week
    Sep09

    Germany, French FMs planning to visit Ukraine next week

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his French counterpart are planning to visit Ukraine next week to discuss solutions to the conflict in the east of the country.A German diplomat confirmed the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine picks Kiev as 2017 Eurovision host city
    Sep09

    Ukraine picks Kiev as 2017 Eurovision host city

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine has announced that next year’s Eurovision Song Contest will take place in its capital, Kiev.Ukraine is the host after Ukrainian singer Jamala won this year’s event in a moment of national pride for this former… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia holds large-scale military drills in Crimea
    Sep09

    Russia holds large-scale military drills in Crimea

    FEODOSIYA, Crimea (AP) ” Russia has deployed cruise missiles, multiple rocket launchers, tanks and its latest anti-aircraft system at massive military drills in Crimea.Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in April 2014… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Retired US general to advise Ukraine’s defense minister
    Sep08

    Retired US general to advise Ukraine’s defense minister

    LONDON (AP) ” U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has appointed a retired U.S. Army general as special adviser to Ukraine’s defense minister.The Pentagon says John Abizaid (AB’-ih-zayd) will advise defense chief Stepan Poltorak as… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    2 years after cease-fire weary Ukraine still at war
    Sep08

    2 years after cease-fire weary Ukraine still at war

    MARINKA, Ukraine (AP) ” The gray-bearded officer’s summary of the war in eastern Ukraine is terse with weariness.”We stand in place. We shoot over there, they shoot back from over there,” Mykhailo Gaiduk said. “It’s just burning… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Dominican court orders ex-Ukrainian official held amid probe
    Sep05

    Dominican court orders ex-Ukrainian official held amid probe

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) ” A Dominican Republic court has ordered three months detention for a former Ukrainian government official during an investigation into accusations he kidnapped a fellow countryman at a popular… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fire at Ukrainian TV headquarters amid protest; no injuries
    Sep05

    Fire at Ukrainian TV headquarters amid protest; no injuries

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian television station has been forced to broadcast from outside its own building after the building caught fire amid a protest.News reports said TV Inter’s headquarters in Kiev caught fire on Sunday afternoon…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data
    Sep01

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” Frustrated relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine are appealing to the European Union’s top diplomat to put pressure on Russia, Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine opens criminal probe of top Russian officials
    Aug22

    Ukraine opens criminal probe of top Russian officials

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s General Prosecutor’s Office has launched a criminal investigation of 20 senior Russian officials, including the Russian defense minister.Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko said Monday they are suspected… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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