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    Ukraine moves toward allowing foreigners in military
    Oct06

    Ukraine moves toward allowing foreigners in military

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s parliament has passed a measure that would allow foreigners to serve in its armed forces.The legislation, which cleared a final reading on Tuesday, comes as tensions persist with Russia over the separatist… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Smaller-weapons pullback begins in Ukraine
    Oct03

    Smaller-weapons pullback begins in Ukraine

    SCHASTYE, Ukraine (AP) ” Separatist rebels and Ukrainian forces have begun pulling back smaller-caliber weapons from the front line, a step toward de-escalating a war that has killed more than 8,000 people.Under an agreement reached… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian, Ukrainian leaders to hold talks in Paris
    Oct02

    Russian, Ukrainian leaders to hold talks in Paris

    PARIS (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to meet leaders of Ukraine, France and Germany in a revived European push to bring peace to eastern Ukraine.The long-awaited summit in Paris on Friday is being overshadowed by… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine to pull out small-caliber weapons from war-torn east
    Oct01

    Ukraine to pull out small-caliber weapons from war-torn east

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government says it will pull out small-caliber weapons from the war-torn east in two days’ time if the cease-fire holds.A military conflict between government forces and Russia-backed separatists in eastern… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine
    Sep29

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have reached a long-awaited agreement on the withdrawal of weapons of less than 100 mm caliber from the frontline… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland moves to take in ethnic Poles from former USSR
    Sep29

    Poland moves to take in ethnic Poles from former USSR

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland has earmarked funds to bring in tens of thousands of ethnic Poles now living in Kazakhstan, Ukraine and other former Soviet republics, its finance minister said Tuesday.The long-neglected issue was raised… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Int’l court prosecutor extends preliminary Ukraine probe
    Sep29

    Int’l court prosecutor extends preliminary Ukraine probe

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor has broadened her preliminary probe in Ukraine to cover possible crimes committed in the country since early 2014 ” a period that saw Russia’s annexation… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN envoy: It’s ‘great mistake’ to block aid in east Ukraine
    Sep29

    UN envoy: It’s ‘great mistake’ to block aid in east Ukraine

    GENEVA (AP) ” A top U.N. human rights official says efforts by Russia-backed separatist rebels to block the flow of humanitarian aid to people in eastern Ukraine could amount to crimes against humanity.Ivan Simonovic, the assistant… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian court extends detention for 2 Russian servicemen
    Sep29

    Ukrainian court extends detention for 2 Russian servicemen

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A Kiev court has extended the detention of two Russian servicemen captured in eastern Ukraine in May, ruling that they will remain in jail for at least two more months.Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian officer on trial in Russia says she was kidnapped
    Sep29

    Ukrainian officer on trial in Russia says she was kidnapped

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian officer charged with the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine said Tuesday she was kidnapped by Russians after she was captured by separatist rebels.Russian prosecutors claim Nadezhda Savchenko… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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