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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Putin slams group warning Russians against visiting Crimea
    Jun23

    Putin slams group warning Russians against visiting Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) ” President Vladimir Putin says a consumer rights group that has cautioned Russians against traveling to Crimea is serving foreign interests.Putin was referring to the Society for Protection of Consumer Rights, a little-known… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Diplomats seek to calm Ukraine fighting, break stalemate
    Jun23

    Diplomats seek to calm Ukraine fighting, break stalemate

    PARIS (AP) ” The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany will meet in Paris to discuss efforts to try to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine.Tuesday’s meeting is part of a new round of diplomatic efforts amid a… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian consumer rights group warns against trips to Crimea
    Jun22

    Russian consumer rights group warns against trips to Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian Prosecutor General’s office has launched a probe against a consumer rights group that has cautioned Russians against traveling to Crimea.Acting on a request from prosecutors, the government communications… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin discusses Ukraine in call with Merkel, Hollande
    Jun22

    Putin discusses Ukraine in call with Merkel, Hollande

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Kremlin says leaders of Russia, France and Germany have discussed the Ukraine crisis before a new round of diplomatic efforts.It said that Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke over the phone Monday with French… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months
    Jun22

    EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months

    LUXEMBOURG (AP) ” The European Union has extended economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep pressure on Moscow over the conflict in eastern Ukraine.An EU statement confirmed Monday that the decision had been taken… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Australia, Malaysia and Netherlands to mark MH17 anniversary
    Jun22

    Australia, Malaysia and Netherlands to mark MH17 anniversary

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) ” Australia’s prime minister says the Australian, Malaysian and Dutch governments will hold services on July 17 to mark the first anniversary of the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US Senator McCain slams European stance on Ukraine
    Jun20

    US Senator McCain slams European stance on Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” U.S. Sen. John McCain has said during a visit to Ukraine that it is shameful that Washington’s European allies have not done more to assist Ukrainian forces in their quest to defeat Russian-backed separatists… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin urges political settlement for Ukrainian crisis
    Jun19

    Putin urges political settlement for Ukrainian crisis

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) ” President Vladimir Putin says Ukraine should offer broad rights to its eastern rebel regions in order to end the conflict that has strained Russia-West ties.Putin, speaking Friday at the St. Petersburg… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US Senate to vote on defense policy bill
    Jun18

    US Senate to vote on defense policy bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The U.S. Senate is poised to pass a $612 billion defense policy bill that calls for arming Ukraine forces, prevents another round of base closures and makes it harder for President Barack Obama to close the prison… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained
    Jun18

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say they have detained two people suspected of murdering a journalist known for his pro-Russian views.The Kiev prosecutor’s office said Thursday that the suspects are in their… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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