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    Chernobyl photographer Igor Kostin dies at age 78
    Jun10

    Chernobyl photographer Igor Kostin dies at age 78

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Igor Kostin, a Ukrainian photographer who took one of the first pictures of the ravaged Chernobyl nuclear plant after it exploded in 1986, has died. He was 78.His wife, Alla Kostin, told The Associated Press… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Bush supports more troops in Eastern Europe to stop Putin
    Jun10

    Bush supports more troops in Eastern Europe to stop Putin

    BERLIN (AP) ” Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush says the U.S. and NATO should consider putting thousands more troops to Poland’s and the Baltic nations’ border with Russia to deter President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine and elsewhere… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin visits Italy, pope after G-7 snub over Ukraine
    Jun10

    Putin visits Italy, pope after G-7 snub over Ukraine

    MILAN (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting Italy to meet with Italian officials and Pope Francis in a symbolic show of statesmanship after his latest snub by the Group of Seven advanced democracies, which reaffirmed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poll: Americans and Europeans differ on aid to Ukraine
    Jun10

    Poll: Americans and Europeans differ on aid to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A new survey shows that Americans are less willing than Europeans to send economic aid to Ukraine, where the government is struggling to keep the economy afloat while battling Russian-backed separatists.At the same… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Firefighters killed as fuel tanks explode
    Jun09

    Firefighters killed as fuel tanks explode

    A powerful explosion killed a number of firefighters yesterday as they fought to control a blazing fuel depot which had burned through the night outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev.At least nine tanks storing mainly petrol at the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia says closer ties with Latin America are not jab at US
    Jun09

    Russia says closer ties with Latin America are not jab at US

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s foreign minister has rejected allegations that Moscow was trying to develop closer ties with Latin American nations as a countermove to the United States amid the Ukrainian crisis.Speaking after Tuesday’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine fuel depot fire kills 1, several injured near Kiev
    Jun09

    Ukraine fuel depot fire kills 1, several injured near Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian officials say that a major blaze has engulfed a fuel depot near the capital, leaving one man dead and injuring several others.The Emergency Situations Ministry says firefighters are focusing on trying… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says 7 soldiers die when truck hits mine
    Jun08

    Ukraine says 7 soldiers die when truck hits mine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s military says seven soldiers have died in eastern Ukraine after their truck hit a mine near the largest city in the war-torn east.A statement on the Facebook page for the military operation against the Russia-backed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G-7 meeting
    Jun08

    Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G-7 meeting

    ELMAU, Germany (AP) ” After spending much of the first day talking about Ukraine, leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies shifted their focus Monday to global issues including climate change, terrorism and the threat from… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    THE LATEST: Obama, Hollande agree on Ukraine, Iran nukes
    Jun08

    THE LATEST: Obama, Hollande agree on Ukraine, Iran nukes

    ELMAU, Germany (AP) ” 12:25 p.m. (1125 GMT; 6:25 a.m EDT)The White House says President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande are in agreement on some of the world’s vexing problems, including Russia’s actions in Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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