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    At least 16 dead in Ukraine fire
    May29

    At least 16 dead in Ukraine fire

    At least 16 people died when a makeshift home for elderly people outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev caught fire in the early hours of Sunday, the emergencies ministry said.”The bodies of 16 people have been found at the site of… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ex-NATO chief, PM named as adviser to Ukraine’ president
    May28

    Ex-NATO chief, PM named as adviser to Ukraine’ president

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) ” A former NATO Secretary-General and Danish prime minister has been named an adviser to Ukraine’s president.Anders said on Twitter Saturday that he will do his “utmost to promote security, economic reforms… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it
    May27

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko who came home on Wednesday after two years in Russian custody says she would run for president if that’s what Ukrainians desire.Savchenko was pardoned by President Vladimir Putin… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine
    May26

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” After being freed from a Russian jail, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko stands to emerge as a wild new force in Ukraine’s already volatile politics.Savchenko’s adamant defiance of Russian authorities and the Russian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks
    May26

    Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian intelligence agency SBU says it has barred the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, from visiting Ukraine for the next five years.The SBU said in a statement Thursday that this was a reaction… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian who posed as student faces federal fraud charges
    May25

    Ukrainian who posed as student faces federal fraud charges

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) ” A Ukrainian man accused of faking his name and age while attending a Pennsylvania high school and having sex with an underage girl is now facing federal passport fraud and social security fraud charges.Prosecutors… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian pilot returns home as unrivalled national hero
    May25

    Ukrainian pilot returns home as unrivalled national hero

    MOSCOW (AP) ” When war broke out in eastern Ukraine, pilot Nadezhda Savchenko left her hometown to join the fight against Russia-backed separatists. Nearly two years after she was captured, then tried and convicted in Russia, she… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN panel against torture cuts short Ukraine visit
    May25

    UN panel against torture cuts short Ukraine visit

    GENEVA (AP) ” A U.N. panel aimed to prevent torture says it’s cutting short a trip to Ukraine because security forces aren’t granting access to sites that it wants to visit.Envoys from the U.N. Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    The Latest: Putin: Ukrainian pilot freed due to mercy
    May25

    The Latest: Putin: Ukrainian pilot freed due to mercy

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The Latest on Ukrainian pilot Nadezda Savchenko (all times local):3:30 p.m.Russian President Vladimir Putin says in televised comments that he has decided to pardon Ukrainian pilot Nadezda Savchenko, who has… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia’s Putin says on TV that he has decided to pardon Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko
    May25

    Russia’s Putin says on TV that he has decided to pardon Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s Putin says on TV that he has decided to pardon Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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