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    Rebel commander reported killed in east Ukraine car bombing
    May23

    Rebel commander reported killed in east Ukraine car bombing

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian news agencies have reported the killing of a prominent separatist commander in eastern Ukraine when his vehicle was ripped apart by a bomb and then strafed by gunfire.The reports, citing a prosecutor in the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kremlin spokesman: Russia wants to free 2 held in Ukraine
    May22

    Kremlin spokesman: Russia wants to free 2 held in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says Moscow is making efforts toward the release of two Russians held in Ukraine, but has declined comment on claims that they are soldiers.In video published Friday by… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Endangered antelope dying off in vast numbers in Kazakhstan
    May22

    Endangered antelope dying off in vast numbers in Kazakhstan

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Authorities in Kazakhstan says around one-third of the endangered saiga antelope population in this Central Asian nation has mysteriously died off in the last few days.Kazakhstan’s agriculture ministry said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife
    May22

    Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Amnesty International says both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are almost daily perpetrating war crimes, including torture and summary killings of prisoners.In a new report, the rights group said Friday it… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU, Ukraine sign $2 billion loan deal at Eastern summit
    May22

    EU, Ukraine sign $2 billion loan deal at Eastern summit

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) ” The European Union and Ukraine have signed a 1.8 billion euro ($2 billion) loan deal in an effort to help revive the cash-strapped country’s economy.EU and Ukrainian officials signed the agreement Friday at a… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian officer hit with 3rd charge in Russia
    May21

    Ukrainian officer hit with 3rd charge in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A third charge has been filed against a Ukrainian military officer who has been behind bars in Moscow for nearly a year over the deaths of two Russian journalists in Ukraine.Nadezhda Savchenko, who worked as a spotter… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine lawmakers suspend military cooperation with Russia
    May21

    Ukraine lawmakers suspend military cooperation with Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s parliament has voted to suspend military cooperation with Russia in a long-anticipated move signaling a further break in relations between the once-close partners.The five cooperation agreements scrapped… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine open to hosting missile defense system
    May20

    Ukraine open to hosting missile defense system

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A senior Ukrainian security official says his country is open to placing a ballistic missile-defense system in Ukraine to ward off the potential risk of attacks from Russia.Oleksandr Turchynov, the head of Ukraine’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian captured in eastern Ukraine says he is fine
    May19

    Russian captured in eastern Ukraine says he is fine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Representatives of Amnesty International and the OSCE have visited the two captured fighters whom Ukraine claims are Russian soldiers in a Kiev hospital.Russia denies that the men, who were wounded and captured… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Economic toll of conflict builds up for Ukraine
    May19

    Economic toll of conflict builds up for Ukraine

    There seems to be no bottom for Ukraine’s economy.The extent of the damage caused by the conflict in the country’s east was highlighted in a report showing the economy had shrunk by almost a fifth since the violence began last year.Other… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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