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    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin
    Sep11

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is visiting Russia-occupied Crimea in a sign of symbolic support of his close friend, Russian President Vladimir Putin.Berlusconi has previously hosted Putin’s family… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian gets prison for painting star in Ukraine’s colors
    Sep10

    Russian gets prison for painting star in Ukraine’s colors

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Russian court has sentenced a man to more than two years in prison for painting a star on the spire of a Moscow skyscraper in the colors of the Ukrainian flag. Four co-defendants were acquitted.The case reflects… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine, Slovakia premiers condemn Nord Stream 2 project
    Sep10

    Ukraine, Slovakia premiers condemn Nord Stream 2 project

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) ” The prime ministers of Slovakia and Ukraine are condemning a recent deal to expand a pipeline that delivers natural gas directly from Russia to Germany.After their Thursday meeting, Ukraine’s Arseniy… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine discuss peace deal
    Sep10

    Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine discuss peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Kremlin says leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine have had a conference call to discuss the implementation of a peace deal for eastern Ukraine.The Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin conferred… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ex-rebel chief in eastern Ukraine: ouster due to ‘intrigue’
    Sep09

    Ex-rebel chief in eastern Ukraine: ouster due to ‘intrigue’

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A former rebel chief in eastern Ukraine who has lost his job in a sudden reshuffling has attributed his downfall to unspecified “intrigue.”Andrei Purgin said Wednesday he had spent four days under arrest at… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014
    Sep08

    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” In a move that could clear the way to investigations of possible war crimes in Ukraine’s bitter conflict with Russian-backed rebels, Kiev has accepted the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN: At least 105 civilian deaths in Ukraine in past 3 months
    Sep08

    UN: At least 105 civilian deaths in Ukraine in past 3 months

    GENEVA (AP) ” The U.N. human rights office says at least 105 civilians were killed in violence-marred Ukraine between mid-May and mid-August, more than double the number of the previous three months in part because of shelling of… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Former opposition candidate arrested upon return to Belarus
    Sep08

    Former opposition candidate arrested upon return to Belarus

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A former opposition presidential candidate in Belarus has been arrested while returning to his country after four years in exile.Ales Mikhalevich was among nine candidates who were arrested after the 2010 presidential… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin orders Russian military drills amid Ukraine tensions
    Sep07

    Putin orders Russian military drills amid Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian military units have been scrambled from their bases as part of snap drills ordered by President Vladimir Putin, the latest in a series of Russian war games amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.The Defense… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    France wants top-level Ukraine talks, hopes to end sanctions
    Sep07

    France wants top-level Ukraine talks, hopes to end sanctions

    PARIS (AP) ” France wants to hold a meeting among the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and Germany in the coming weeks to resolve tensions around eastern Ukraine, in hopes of eventually lifting EU sanctions.French President Francois Hollande… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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