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    OSCE say cease-fire violations in Ukraine more frequent
    Jun05

    OSCE say cease-fire violations in Ukraine more frequent

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” The mission monitoring the cease-fire in Ukraine is warning that violations are becoming more frequent and severe, with heavy weapons often missing from storage areas and rockets and multiple rocket launchers… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Defense secretary convenes meeting on Russia, Ukraine
    Jun04

    Defense secretary convenes meeting on Russia, Ukraine

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) ” Defense Secretary Ash Carter is summoning top American defense and diplomatic leaders to Germany Friday to map out a counterstrategy to Russia’s military operations in Ukraine and reassure allies worried… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Minister: Germany, Romania agree about future of Ukraine
    Jun04

    Minister: Germany, Romania agree about future of Ukraine

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ” Germany’s defense minister says Berlin and Bucharest hold common views about the future of Ukraine ahead of a meeting of NATO defense ministers later this month.On a one-day visit to Bucharest, Ursula von… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s president warns of possibility of rebel offensive
    Jun04

    Ukraine’s president warns of possibility of rebel offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has warned of a possible large-scale offensive by separatist forces in the east, one day after a major battle erupted on the western edge of the main separatist rebel stronghold.Hostilities… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel outlines focus of German G7 presidency in op-ed
    Jun03

    Merkel outlines focus of German G7 presidency in op-ed

    BERLIN (AP) ” German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the Group of Seven summit later this week will focus on issues like the Islamic State group, Ebola and the Russia-Ukraine conflict.In a newspaper op-ed published on Wednesday, Merkel… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    2 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine
    Jun03

    2 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Authorities in east Ukraine say two civilians in a government-controlled area have been killed amid a surge of shelling as combat flares between the armed forces and separatist rebels.Luhansk region governor… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    MH17 shot down by Russian-made missile
    Jun03

    MH17 shot down by Russian-made missile

    The Russian maker of the Buk air defence missile system said that it has concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn’t in service with the Russian military but is in Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Latvia to vote for president amid Russia tensions
    Jun02

    Latvia to vote for president amid Russia tensions

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) ” The Ukraine crisis will be top of the agenda as Latvia’s Parliament votes for a new president on Wednesday.Four candidates have put their names forward in a bid to win a four-year term, with regional security… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine group meets, without apparent progress
    Jun02

    Ukraine group meets, without apparent progress

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Negotiators seeking a resolution of Ukraine’s conflict have ended their latest session without obvious progress.The so-called Contact Group consisting of representatives of Ukraine, Russia and the Organization… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian missile maker: MH17 shot down by Ukrainian missile
    Jun02

    Russian missile maker: MH17 shot down by Ukrainian missile

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian maker of the Buk air defense missile system says it has concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn’t in service with the Russian military but is in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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