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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate
    Jul28

    Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate

    BOSTON (AP) ” Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won’t touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s richest man warns of aid blockade in the east
    Jul27

    Ukraine’s richest man warns of aid blockade in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The biggest supplier of aid to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine says its mission could fold in two days’ time if rebels continue to block its convoys.A charity foundation owned by Ukraine’s richest man, Rinat… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine claims Russian officer detained
    Jul26

    Ukraine claims Russian officer detained

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s border guards service says it has detained a Russian officer who was driving a truck packed with weapons including rocket-propelled grenades.There was no immediate comment from the Russian military, but the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian servicewoman sent to western Russia before trial
    Jul25

    Ukrainian servicewoman sent to western Russia before trial

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s human rights commissioner says the Ukrainian servicewoman charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists is being sent to a detention facility in western Russia as her trial looms closer.Nadezhda Savchenko,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US to expand Ukraine military training
    Jul24

    US to expand Ukraine military training

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The Obama administration says it is planning to expand its training of Ukrainian security forces with small-unit exercises for personnel from Kiev’s Defense Ministry.The State Department announced Friday that the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s justice ministry bars Communists from elections
    Jul24

    Ukraine’s justice ministry bars Communists from elections

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s justice ministry has barred three Communist parties from running in the upcoming local elections, citing recent legislation.Ukrainian news agencies on Friday quoted Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s new police on charm offensive in Kiev
    Jul24

    Ukraine’s new police on charm offensive in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Only a few months ago, Kiev residents would normally avoid the police if they could help it. The officer would be of no use on a complaint ” or worse, would demand a bribe.Not any longer. These days, Kiev residents… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Cars of OSCE observers vandalized in eastern Ukraine
    Jul24

    Cars of OSCE observers vandalized in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Observers at the Organization for Security and Cooperation and Security in Europe say protesters in rebel-controlled Donetsk have vandalized their cars.Russian television on Thursday showed several dozen protesters… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian bus crash in Poland kills 5, injures 25
    Jul23

    Ukrainian bus crash in Poland kills 5, injures 25

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Polish police say that a bus traveling from Ukraine to Warsaw has crashed, killing five people and injuring more than two dozen others.Police spokesman Marek Kapusta said Thursday that the driver probably fell… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Volunteer named governor in eastern Ukraine
    Jul22

    Volunteer named governor in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed a well-known volunteer as governor in one of the two war-torn regions in the east.Since hostilities broke out in eastern Ukraine in April 2014, killing more… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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