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    Obama-Putin discuss need to implement Ukraine peace deal
    Apr18

    Obama-Putin discuss need to implement Ukraine peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama have spoken by telephone, and the White House says they spent much of the call discussing Ukraine, with Obama urging Putin to abide by a 2015 agreement aimed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine convicts 2 captured Russian servicemen of terrorism
    Apr18

    Ukraine convicts 2 captured Russian servicemen of terrorism

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian court has convicted two Russian servicemen captured last year of terrorism and waging a war in eastern Ukraine.Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev have acknowledged being Russian servicemen and said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Problems fixes all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show
    Apr15

    Problems fixes all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show

    MOSCOW (AP) ” In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go a Crimean summer camp. The one thing that made it possible was President Vladimir… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine recovers 4 stolen Dutch paintings
    Apr14

    Ukraine recovers 4 stolen Dutch paintings

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian officials have announced the recovery of four paintings from a trove of Dutch Golden Age art that was stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago.At a Thursday briefing showing the four paintings,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s president nominates ally for prime minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s president nominates ally for prime minister

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has nominated an ally to become prime minister in an effort to end a political impasse.Poroshenko announced in parliament on Thursday the nomination of Volodymyr Groysman, currently… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Prosecutor orders suspension of Tatar assembly in Crimea
    Apr13

    Prosecutor orders suspension of Tatar assembly in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The chief prosecutor of Crimea has ordered a suspension of the council representing the region’s Tatar ethnic minority.Tatars make up about 15 percent of the region’s nearly 2 million people and have been broadly opposed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Lithuania blacklists 46 Russians for prosecuting Ukrainians
    Apr13

    Lithuania blacklists 46 Russians for prosecuting Ukrainians

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) ” The Lithuanian government says it has blacklisted 46 Russian citizens involved in the criminal prosecution of several Ukrainians, including the imprisoned pilot Nadezhda Savchenko.Foreign Minister Linas… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian who faked age, name for school denied lower bail
    Apr12

    Ukrainian who faked age, name for school denied lower bail

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) ” A 23-year-old Ukrainian man accused of faking his name and age while attending a Pennsylvania high school and having sex with an underage girl has been denied lower bail.Prosecutors on Tuesday also dropped… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine awaits new government to fulfill promises of Maidan
    Apr11

    Ukraine awaits new government to fulfill promises of Maidan

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Swept into office by the mass protests that deposed the Russia-friendly president two years ago, Ukraine’s new leaders promised that the country would soon be welcomed into Europe as a thriving new democracy.Instead,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s embattled prime minister resigns
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s embattled prime minister resigns

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Ukraine’s embattled prime minister says he is resigning, opening the way for the formation of a new government to end a drawn-out political crisis.In a televised address on Sunday, Arseniy Yatsenyuk said his… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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