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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Obama, Russia’s Putin discuss crises in Syria, Ukraine
    Jan13

    Obama, Russia’s Putin discuss crises in Syria, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have spoken about the situations in Ukraine and Syria.The two leaders spoke by phone on Wednesday. The White House says they spent a large portion of… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Negotiators vow to enforce cease-fire in eastern Ukraine
    Jan13

    Negotiators vow to enforce cease-fire in eastern Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Representatives of Russia and Ukraine have pledged to make a new effort to enforce a shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine and exchange prisoners.OSCE envoy Martin Sajdik says the parties agreed to make a new… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    French authorities say at least 3 dead in Alps avalanche – 1 Ukrainian and 2 high schoolers
    Jan13

    French authorities say at least 3 dead in Alps avalanche – 1 Ukrainian and 2 high schoolers

    PARIS (AP) ” French authorities say at least 3 dead in Alps avalanche – 1 Ukrainian and 2 high schoolers. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Orthodox faithful mark Christmas with services, celebration
    Jan07

    Orthodox faithful mark Christmas with services, celebration

    MOSCOW (AP) ” For much of the Orthodox Christian world, Thursday is celebrated as Christmas Day. Believers in Russia, Ukraine, and parts of Eastern Europe and the Middle East flocked to churches for the holiday.Some Orthodox churches… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine to ban array of Russian food imports
    Jan02

    Ukraine to ban array of Russian food imports

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine says it will introduce a wide-ranging ban on food imports from Russia in a week, a response to Russia’s ban on food products from Ukraine.The decree published on Ukraine’s government website on Saturday said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Friday, January 8
    Jan01

    Friday, January 8

    Today is Friday, Jan. 8, the 8th day of 2016. There are 357 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1499 – France’s King Louis XII marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany.1654 – Ukraine joins Russia.1679 – French… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian power to Crimea cut again
    Dec31

    Ukrainian power to Crimea cut again

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Electricity from Ukraine to the Russia-annexed Crimean peninsula has been cut again after the collapse of a power pylon.Ukraine’s electricity supplies to Crimea had been partly restored after towers were blown up in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: Leaders focus on elections, cease-fire in east
    Dec30

    Ukraine: Leaders focus on elections, cease-fire in east

    PARIS (AP) ” The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France are discussing elections in eastern Ukraine and want a lasting cease-fire that could bring the Ukraine conflict to an end in 2016.French President Francois Hollande’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    For Ukraine’s rebel east, 2016 promises more tension
    Dec30

    For Ukraine’s rebel east, 2016 promises more tension

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” The holiday market in the central square of Donetsk, the principal city of rebel-held eastern Ukraine, has all the trappings of a celebratory time ” shiny ornaments, colorful toys and a cartoon-faced kiddie… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Dec28

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) ” As New Year’s Eve approaches, the central square of Crimea’s largest city is festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. But areas just a few steps… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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