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    Putin tests West’s sanctions resolve on visit to Slovenia
    Jul30

    Putin tests West’s sanctions resolve on visit to Slovenia

    VRSIC, Slovenia (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Slovenia, a member of both the European Union and NATO, testing Western unity in maintaining sanctions against the Kremlin for its role in Ukraine.Slovenia,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues
    Jul28

    Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia’s military takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying if elected he would consider recognizing it as Russian territory, in the latest of a series of statements that have… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Thousands of Russian Orthodox gather in Kiev despite threats
    Jul27

    Thousands of Russian Orthodox gather in Kiev despite threats

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Thousands of Russian Orthodox Christian pilgrims have reached the center of Ukraine’s capital to finish their procession to the city’s most revered monastery after their march was disrupted on Tuesday.The procession… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s Georgian corruption fighter sets his sights higher
    Jul25

    Ukraine’s Georgian corruption fighter sets his sights higher

    ODESSA, Ukraine (AP) ” Mikhail Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, has brought his corruption-fighting record to his job as governor of the Odessa region in Ukraine.So far, however, the pace has been dismally slow. His… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine reports 6 soldiers killed in rebel east
    Jul24

    Ukraine reports 6 soldiers killed in rebel east

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A spokesman for Ukraine’s military operation against separatist rebels in the country’s east says six soldiers have been killed over the past day.The statement by Oleksander Motuzyanik on Sunday comes amid increasing… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Journalist who died in Ukraine car bombing buried in Belarus
    Jul23

    Journalist who died in Ukraine car bombing buried in Belarus

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet, who died when his car was bombed in Ukraine, has been buried in his hometown of Minsk, Belarus.Sheremet, who once was imprisoned in Belarus, where independent media are… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat
    Jul22

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian pilot who spent two years in a Russian prison says reconciliation is the only solution to the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, an assertion that has enraged local politicians.Speaking on Ukraine’s Channel… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Hundreds come to bid farewell to slain journalist in Ukraine
    Jul22

    Hundreds come to bid farewell to slain journalist in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Hundreds of local residents and journalists have come to pay their respects to a prominent journalist who died in a car bombing in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev earlier this week.The gathering has seen journalists… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Report suggests torture widespread in war-torn Ukraine
    Jul21

    Report suggests torture widespread in war-torn Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A new report suggests that the detention and torture of civilians has become common in Ukraine, which has been torn by a separatist war in the east.The joint report released on Thursday by Amnesty International and… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Prominent journalist killed in car bombing in Ukraine
    Jul20

    Prominent journalist killed in car bombing in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A prominent journalist has been killed in a car bombing in Ukraine’s capital, Kiev.The country’s top online publication Ukrainska Pravda said on Wednesday its top journalist Pavel Sheremet died in an explosion as he… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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