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    Russian maker of the Buk missile says MH17 shot down by older missile, in Ukrainian service
    Jun02

    Russian maker of the Buk missile says MH17 shot down by older missile, in Ukrainian service

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian maker of the Buk missile says MH17 shot down by older missile, in Ukrainian service. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 die in eastern Ukraine despite cease-fire
    Jun01

    5 die in eastern Ukraine despite cease-fire

    MOSCOW (AP) ” At least two civilians and three Ukrainian troops have been killed in eastern Ukraine despite the ongoing cease-fire.Rebel mouthpiece Donetsk News Agency said on Monday two civilians were killed and five injured in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN rights office: Death toll in Ukraine conflict tops 6,400
    Jun01

    UN rights office: Death toll in Ukraine conflict tops 6,400

    BERLIN (AP) ” The United Nations’ human rights office says the number of people killed in more than a year of fighting in eastern Ukraine has risen to over 6,400.The office said Monday that at least 6,417 people have been killed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Report: Ex-Georgian leader named governor of Ukraine region
    May30

    Report: Ex-Georgian leader named governor of Ukraine region

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Local news reports say former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili has been appointed governor of Ukraine’s troubled Odessa region.President Petro Poroshenko made the announcement on Saturday, according to the reports.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    License decision on Ukraine TV station postponed
    May28

    License decision on Ukraine TV station postponed

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s government broadcasting licensing authority has postponed a hearing on whether to rescind the license of one of the country’s most popular TV channels.The national television and radio broadcasting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Biden defends US cooperation on Russia amid Ukraine tensions
    May27

    Biden defends US cooperation on Russia amid Ukraine tensions

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Vice President Joe Biden is defending U.S. efforts to cooperate with Russia on Iran and other issues at the same time Obama administration is trying to punish Moscow for its actions in Ukraine.Biden says it makes… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    TV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties
    May27

    TV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Crunch time is coming in a Ukrainian showdown that may yield clues into an increasingly asked question: How free is the press in Ukraine as it fights to stay out of Russia’s orbit?The Kiev government has enjoyed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    7 civilians, fighters killed in new Ukraine unrest
    May27

    7 civilians, fighters killed in new Ukraine unrest

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian government and rebel officials say seven people have been killed over the last day of fighting between armed forces and separatists.The regional government of Luhansk, which is loyal to Kiev, said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Cambodian court acquits Ukraine lawmaker of rape
    May26

    Cambodian court acquits Ukraine lawmaker of rape

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) ” A Cambodian court has acquitted a senior Ukrainian lawmaker of rape in a case he says was cooked up by political opponents.Phnom Penh Municipal Court says Mykola Kniazhytsky is not guilty of raping a… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia says it has no access to men detained in Ukraine
    May25

    Russia says it has no access to men detained in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Russia’s embassy in Ukraine says it has still not been given access to two Russian citizens detained earlier this month on suspicion of fighting alongside separatists in the eastern region of Luhansk.The Russian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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