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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Putin takes plunge into the black
    Aug19

    Putin takes plunge into the black

    Vladimir Putin dived to the bottom of the Black Sea to explore an ancient shipwreck off Crimea, in a stunt aimed at cementing his image as adventurer and control of the annexed territory.The Russian President’s 83m dive in a mini-submarine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Stunt-loving Putin rides to the bottom of the Black Sea
    Aug18

    Stunt-loving Putin rides to the bottom of the Black Sea

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a small submersible craft down to the bottom of the Black Sea to see an ancient ship recently discovered off the coast of Crimea.Putin, who has a penchant for adventurous… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    9 dead in uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    9 dead in uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” At least seven civilians and two Ukrainian troops have been killed in the latest uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine.The military conflict between Russia-backed rebels and Ukrainian government troops in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine cause concern
    Aug15

    Ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine cause concern

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian Foreign Ministry says top diplomats from Russia and Germany have spoken by telephone about violations of the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and the threat of further escalation of the conflict.During Friday’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Moldova: 136 kilograms (300 pounds) of heroin seized
    Aug12

    Moldova: 136 kilograms (300 pounds) of heroin seized

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) ” Moldovan authorities have seized more than 130 kilograms (290 pounds) of heroin in a truck transporting tiles from Ukraine to Bulgaria.Head of the customs service Iurie Cerban said Wednesday the heroin was… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    MH17: Possible missile system found at crash site
    Aug12

    MH17: Possible missile system found at crash site

    Dutch prosecutors say they have found what they believe could be parts of a Buk missile system at the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down last year.The announcement represents the first time… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Britain sets goal of training 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug11

    Britain sets goal of training 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Britain’s defense secretary says his nation is doubling the number of Ukrainian troops it will train this year in an effort to support Kiev in its fight against Russia-backed separatists.Michael Fallon said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Feds: Group made $30M with hacked press release info
    Aug11

    Feds: Group made $30M with hacked press release info

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) ” A group of Ukrainian hackers worked with securities traders in the U.S. to make $30 million by breaking into the computer systems of companies that publish news releases about mergers and acquisitions and trading… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Prosecutors: Possible BUK missile parts found at MH17 site
    Aug11

    Prosecutors: Possible BUK missile parts found at MH17 site

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” Dutch prosecutors have said for the first time that they have found possible parts of a BUK missile system at the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down last year,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US warns of sharp rise in separatist attacks in Ukraine
    Aug10

    US warns of sharp rise in separatist attacks in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The United States says Ukrainian rebels launched more attacks over the last three days than any similar time period since February, in what may be an escalating effort by Russian-backed militants to destabilize Ukraine’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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