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    EU to extend Russia sanctions by 6 months
    Jun17

    EU to extend Russia sanctions by 6 months

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union is set to extend economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep pressure on Moscow over the conflict in eastern Ukraine.An EU diplomat said Wednesday that European ambassadors decided… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian soldiers accused of murdering civilians
    Jun17

    Ukrainian soldiers accused of murdering civilians

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Prosecutors in Ukraine says a pair of government soldiers has been detained on suspicion of killing two women that allegedly sympathized with armed separatists in the east.The Donetsk region prosecutor’s office… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian banker wanted by Kiev arrested in Germany
    Jun17

    Ukrainian banker wanted by Kiev arrested in Germany

    BERLIN (AP) ” German authorities say they have arrested a Ukrainian banker wanted on an international arrest warrant alleging financial crimes in his native country.Brandenburg state prosecutor Juergen Suelldorf, who is handling… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Progress in Ukraine talks reported, but no breakthrough
    Jun16

    Progress in Ukraine talks reported, but no breakthrough

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Negotiators say progress has been made at the latest round of talks on resolving the Ukraine conflict but there has been no breakthrough.The so-called Contact Group of representatives from Russia, Ukraine and… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    In east Ukraine psychiatric ward, war deepens mental wounds
    Jun16

    In east Ukraine psychiatric ward, war deepens mental wounds

    HORLIVKA, Ukraine (AP) ” Whenever the bombs fell, the men and women in the psychiatric ward would huddle in terror around fellow patient Valentina Izotova, a stout, maternal-looking woman, and she would read to them from her favorite… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s artillery duels again take toll on civilians
    Jun15

    Ukraine’s artillery duels again take toll on civilians

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Crackling forth over radio, the voice ordered tanks to take position in a residential area in Donetsk, the stronghold of separatist rebels in east Ukraine.The rebel armored vehicles trundled to their destination… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says 6 servicemen killed in fighting
    Jun13

    Ukraine says 6 servicemen killed in fighting

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s military says six of its servicemen have been killed and another 14 wounded in fighting over the past day, one of the highest casualty tolls reported in a single day since an often-violated cease-fire was called… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Caught in the middle: War in Ukraine creates no man’s lands
    Jun13

    Caught in the middle: War in Ukraine creates no man’s lands

    KATERYNIVKA, Ukraine (AP) ” A single crack of an automatic rifle shattered the tomb-like silence of this no-man’s-land village in east Ukraine. The gunshot, fired in error by a jumpy soldier, sent government border guard troops on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Report: Ukraine renews license for under-fire TV station
    Jun11

    Report: Ukraine renews license for under-fire TV station

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s government broadcasting authority has extended the operating licensing for a popular television station that has been accused of a pro-Russia stance.The broadcasting authority said in a statement that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Educated Ukrainians flee east Ukraine for new lives in Kiev
    Jun11

    Educated Ukrainians flee east Ukraine for new lives in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Alesya Bolot worked for a contemporary arts foundation that converted an abandoned factory into a mecca for young and bright people with daring ideas. Vibrant and cosmopolitan, the 27-year-old would not look out… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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