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    EU agrees in principle to prolong Russia sanctions
    Jun21

    EU agrees in principle to prolong Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” European Union nations have agreed in principle to extend sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the peace agreement in Ukraine.EU diplomats confirmed Tuesday that the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    French president floats slow lifting of Russia sanctions
    Jun21

    French president floats slow lifting of Russia sanctions

    PARIS (AP) ” French President Francois Hollande says European Union sanctions against Russia could be gradually lifted but only if further progress is made on a peace deal for Ukraine.He spoke amid pressure from some European companies… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Italian premier Renzi says fulfilling Minsk agreements is key to lifting EU sanctions on Russia
    Jun17

    Italian premier Renzi says fulfilling Minsk agreements is key to lifting EU sanctions on Russia

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) ” Italian premier Renzi says fulfilling Minsk agreements is key to lifting EU sanctions on Russia . …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union has extended for another year some of its sanctions targeting Russia over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula.For two years, the 28-nation EU has imposed ever more punitive measures on Russia… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea annexation for one year
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea annexation for one year

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea annexation for one year. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    WORLD SPORTS at 0000 GMT
    Jun17

    WORLD SPORTS at 0000 GMT

    TOP STORIES:SOC–EURO 2016 ROUNDUPPARIS ” Germany provided the first goalless draw, England earned the first comeback victory and Ukraine became the first team to be eliminated from the European Championship on Thursday. By Trevor… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    A 2nd Northern Ireland fan has died at Euro 2016
    Jun16

    A 2nd Northern Ireland fan has died at Euro 2016

    LYON, France (AP) ” Another Northern Ireland fan has died at the European Championship.Northern Ireland spokesman Neil Brittain says a fan died Thursday at Stade de Lyon after the team’s 2-0 win over Ukraine.He gave no more details,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP Interview: New Ukraine PM vows reform, blames Russia
    Jun16

    AP Interview: New Ukraine PM vows reform, blames Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Ukraine’s new prime minister vowed to root out corruption and urged Russia to abide by a cease-fire in the eastern part of his struggling country, where Moscow-backed separatists and Ukrainian forces have been fighting.Volodymyr… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine ‘outraged’ by UN chief’s remarks on Russia
    Jun16

    Ukraine ‘outraged’ by UN chief’s remarks on Russia

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Ukraine’s U.N. ambassador says he is “completely outraged” by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s comments in a speech saying Russia has a critical role to play in ending the conflict in his country.Volodymyr Yelchenko… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO ministers approve expanded aid package for Ukraine
    Jun15

    NATO ministers approve expanded aid package for Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” NATO defense ministers have approved an expanded assistance package for Ukraine, whose military forces are battling a Russian-backed insurgency in the country’s east.NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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