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    Russian, Ukrainian, German, French officials meet on Ukraine
    Feb13

    Russian, Ukrainian, German, French officials meet on Ukraine

    MUNICH (AP) ” Senior officials from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France have met on the sidelines of a security conference in Munich to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine.German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier hosted… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    3 people killed by land mine in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    3 people killed by land mine in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” At least three people have been killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus hit a land mine in a no man’s land between separatist rebels and government troops.The Kiev-controlled prosecutor’s office for the Donetsk… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform
    Feb10

    IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has warned Ukraine it would be unable to keep supporting it financially if the country doesn’t step up its reforms efforts.Ukraine relies on funding from… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Suspension of Turkey flights costs Russian airports heavily
    Feb09

    Suspension of Turkey flights costs Russian airports heavily

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A top official at Russia’s busiest airport says the halt or reduction of flights to Turkey, Ukraine and Egypt over the past three months has cost the country’s airports six billion rubles ($77 million).Denis Nuzhdin,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US intelligence chief  warns on Russian moves
    Feb09

    US intelligence chief warns on Russian moves

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper is telling the Senate Armed Services Committee that Russia’s aggressive military intervention in Ukraine and other moves could put Moscow and the U.S. “into another… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle
    Feb09

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle

    NIKISHYNE, Ukraine (AP) ” Polina Demyanenko’s quaint white-and-green house still bears the scars of one of the fiercest battles of Ukraine’s war. The roof is gone, the windows broken and the walls shredded by shrapnel.”Everything… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis says he hopes the scandal will help create momentum for economic reforms.Aivaras Abromavicius resigned on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    Fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government has accused Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine of violating the shaky truce with large-caliber weapons.The military conflict between government forces and separatist rebels in Ukraine’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian border guards stop cigarette-smuggling horses
    Feb02

    Ukrainian border guards stop cigarette-smuggling horses

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian officials say they have intercepted a small herd of horses attempting to bring thousands of euros worth of contraband cigarettes across the border from Ukraine to Romania.The country’s border guard… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany’s Merkel presses Putin on Ukraine separatists
    Feb02

    Germany’s Merkel presses Putin on Ukraine separatists

    BERLIN (AP) ” The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged President Vladimir Putin to use Russia’s influence with separatists in eastern Ukraine to help secure progress toward a political solution.Merkel’s office… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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