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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Vladimir Putin, failed spy
    Aug10

    Vladimir Putin, failed spy

    The ex-KGB officer seated in front of me raised his hand to interrupt my brief monologue on Vladimir Putin’s “hybrid” war in Ukraine. It was clearly the work of someone formed by the Soviet intelligence service, I was opining, of… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine bans films featuring blacklisted Russian actors
    Aug09

    Ukraine bans films featuring blacklisted Russian actors

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine says it has banned the screening of films featuring Russian actors included on a blacklist.It said this weekend the 14 Russian actors, singers and other cultural figures on the blacklist pose a threat to national… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: 4 OSCE vehicles destroyed in apparent arson
    Aug09

    Ukraine: 4 OSCE vehicles destroyed in apparent arson

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s mission in eastern Ukraine says four of its armored cars were destroyed in an apparent arson attack.It was unclear who carried out the attack in Donetsk, the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Hollande counts cost of warship deal with Russia
    Aug07

    Hollande counts cost of warship deal with Russia

    President Francois Hollande has resolved a spat with Russia over the future of two advanced warships Moscow ordered from France before its annexation of Crimea poisoned relations with the West.After seven months of negotiations,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine argues for US weapons during Pelosi’s visit to Kiev
    Aug05

    Ukraine argues for US weapons during Pelosi’s visit to Kiev

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian security officials have renewed their request for U.S. weapons while meeting with a visiting congressional delegation headed by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi.The United States has provided training… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland’s president-elect wants NATO bases, talks on Ukraine
    Aug05

    Poland’s president-elect wants NATO bases, talks on Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland’s president-elect, who takes office on Thursday, says he wants to see NATO bases in Poland and will talk to European Union partners about including Poland in Ukraine peace talks.Andrzej Duda, previously… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia tightens controls on imports of Dutch flowers
    Aug04

    Russia tightens controls on imports of Dutch flowers

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia has tightened controls on imports of cut flowers from the Netherlands, a move that comes amid a strain in ties over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine.National veterinary agency Rosselkhoznadzor… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine grants citizenship to Russian given government job
    Aug04

    Ukraine grants citizenship to Russian given government job

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has granted Ukrainian citizenship to a Russian opposition figure nominated to a regional government job.Maria Gaidar, the daughter of Russia’s first post-Soviet prime minister,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s ex-PM sets up ‘Ukraine salvation committee’
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s ex-PM sets up ‘Ukraine salvation committee’

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s former prime minister, in exile in Moscow, has announced the creation of a ‘Ukraine salvation committee’ and pushed for early presidential and parliamentary elections.Mykola Azarov fled Ukraine after ex-president… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine say radioactive waste cache safe
    Aug02

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine say radioactive waste cache safe

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine have sought to assuage concerns that a cache of radioactive waste at a local chemical factory could pose a threat.Andrei Purgin, a rebel leader in Donetsk, said Sunday, according… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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