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    Lithuania to remove remaining Soviet-era statues in capital
    Jul13

    Lithuania to remove remaining Soviet-era statues in capital

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) ” Lithuania is removing all the Soviet statues remaining in its capital, prompted by renewed calls to take down the symbols of an oppressive Soviet occupation amid the Ukraine crisis.The spokesman of the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine
    Jul13

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Two gunmen from Ukraine’s notorious nationalist militia Right Sector have briefly taken a six-year-old boy hostage in western Ukraine as a standoff between the gunmen and police entered its third day.Two people… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says 7 wounded in armed gang attack in western city
    Jul11

    Ukraine says 7 wounded in armed gang attack in western city

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s Interior Minister says four civilians and three police officers have been wounded in an attack by armed men whose weapons include grenades in a western city.Arsen Avakov says that the armed group has been… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s self-defense units look for the enemy within
    Jul11

    Ukraine’s self-defense units look for the enemy within

    ODESSA, Ukraine (AP) ” Striding through headquarters, Todor Panevsky gleefully announced that comrades in his self-defense unit had detained a pro-Russian separatist sympathizer in this picturesque port city.”We’ll ask him a few… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Gunman kills 3 postal workers in Ukraine, steals $115,000
    Jul10

    Gunman kills 3 postal workers in Ukraine, steals $115,000

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian police say an unidentified gunman has killed three postal workers transporting money and escaped with the equivalent of $115,000.Police said investigators were searching for the gunman who attacked the postal… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO to open regional rapid reaction force HQ in Lithuania
    Jul09

    NATO to open regional rapid reaction force HQ in Lithuania

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) ” NATO will open the first Baltic regional headquarters for its new rapid reaction force in Lithuania in the coming months, amid growing concerns over Russian aggression in Ukraine.Lithuanian Defense Minister… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia opposes UN resolution for tribunal for MH17 crash
    Jul09

    Russia opposes UN resolution for tribunal for MH17 crash

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Russia says it is opposed to a UN resolution that would establish an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year.Controversy continues… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Romania: Italian foreign minister discusses Greece, Ukraine
    Jul09

    Romania: Italian foreign minister discusses Greece, Ukraine

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ” Italy’s foreign minister has discussed the situations in Greece, Moldova and Ukraine with Romanian officials.Paolo Gentiloni met President Klaus Iohannis Thursday for talks about problems in the region,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Europe lawmakers condemn Russian actions in Crimea, Ukraine
    Jul09

    Europe lawmakers condemn Russian actions in Crimea, Ukraine

    HELSINKI (AP) ” Some 100 lawmakers, mainly from Europe, have condemned Russia’s actions in Crimea and Ukraine at a meeting honoring a 1975 accord seen as a milestone in reducing tensions between the East and West during the Cold War.Representing… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Talks to resolve Ukraine conflict end without results
    Jul07

    Talks to resolve Ukraine conflict end without results

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” The negotiating group aiming at resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine has ended its latest round of talks without firm results.Martin Sajdik, the envoy from the Organization for Security and Cooperation… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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