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    Ukraine tracks down Renaissance paintings stolen from Verona
    May11

    Ukraine tracks down Renaissance paintings stolen from Verona

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s president has hailed the ex-Soviet nation’s law enforcement agencies for tracking down prized Renaissance paintings stolen from a museum in Verona, Italy.President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Foreign ministers hold Ukraine talks in Berlin
    May11

    Foreign ministers hold Ukraine talks in Berlin

    BERLIN (AP) ” The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France are meeting in Berlin to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine.German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said ahead of the talks Wednesday that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany to press for progress on elections at Ukraine talks
    May10

    Germany to press for progress on elections at Ukraine talks

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany is putting forward a proposal for holding local elections in eastern Ukraine, with the aim of moving toward a deal before the European Union’s sanctions against Russia expire at the end of July.Diplomats from… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Orlando Bloom visits Ukraine in role as UNICEF ambassador
    May04

    Orlando Bloom visits Ukraine in role as UNICEF ambassador

    MOSCOW (AP) ” British actor Orlando Bloom, in a more serious role as goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, has visited schools in eastern Ukraine to raise awareness of how the conflict there has hurt children.In video and photos released… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO alliance gets new supreme commander
    May04

    NATO alliance gets new supreme commander

    CASTEAU, Belgium (AP) ” NATO has a new supreme allied commander, the former top American general in Korea who has said the Western alliance must stand up to Russia and give Ukraine weapons to defend itself.Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian city marks 2nd anniversary of fire that killed 43
    May02

    Ukrainian city marks 2nd anniversary of fire that killed 43

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Demonstrators have gathered in the Ukrainian city of Odessa to mark the second anniversary of the street clashes that culminated in a fire that killed 43 people as they took shelter from opponents.In all, 48 people… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine accuses separatists of violating Easter armistice
    May01

    Ukraine accuses separatists of violating Easter armistice

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government says one soldier has been killed and several troops wounded in the country’s east in what seems to be a violation of a recently brokered armistice.Both sides in the deadly conflict between… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Cease-fire in east Ukraine set to begin on Orthodox Easter
    Apr29

    Cease-fire in east Ukraine set to begin on Orthodox Easter

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” The international envoy working to bring peace to eastern Ukraine says agreement has been reached to observe a cease-fire with the start of the Orthodox Easter and May Day holidays.Martin Sajdik, the special… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon
    Apr28

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A lawyer for a jailed Ukrainian pilot says his client has been given forms to complete for extradition from Russia.Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured by Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014, was sentenced… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 civilians killed on front line in eastern Ukraine
    Apr27

    5 civilians killed on front line in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Self-proclaimed officials in the rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine say five people have been killed by mortar fire and more than 10 injured on the front line near government positions.Fighting between Russia-backed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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