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    Foreigners could be allowed to serve in Ukrainian army
    May12

    Foreigners could be allowed to serve in Ukrainian army

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The Ukrainian parliament has given preliminary approval to allowing foreigners to serve in its army.A military conflict between Russia-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government forces in eastern Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Polish lawmakers get military training for ‘troubled times’
    May12

    Polish lawmakers get military training for ‘troubled times’

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Polish lawmakers have answered a call for military training, a mainly symbolic act as Poles grow nervous about the conflict next door in Ukraine and Russia’s involvement in it.Several lawmakers donned fatigues… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Nemtsov report: 220 Russian soldiers died in Ukraine battles
    May12

    Nemtsov report: 220 Russian soldiers died in Ukraine battles

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A report containing material compiled by slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov says at least 220 Russian soldiers died in two battles in eastern Ukraine within the past year.The Russian Defense Ministry denies… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry to meet Russia’s Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions
    May12

    Kerry to meet Russia’s Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) ” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin with an eye on easing badly strained relations over conflicts in Ukraine and Syria.Kerry was to lay a wreath at a World War II… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US Secretary of State Kerry arrives in Russia to meet Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions
    May12

    US Secretary of State Kerry arrives in Russia to meet Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) ” US Secretary of State Kerry arrives in Russia to meet Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine officer turns 34 behind bars amid calls for release
    May11

    Ukraine officer turns 34 behind bars amid calls for release

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian military officer imprisoned in Russia has turned 34 behind bars amid renewed international clamor for her to be released.Supporters of Nadezhda Savchenko urged social media users to use the hashtag #FreeSavchenko… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry to hold talks with Russian president Putin this week
    May11

    Kerry to hold talks with Russian president Putin this week

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The U.S. State Department says Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Russia this week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.It will be his first trip to Russia since the start of the Ukraine crisis,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Reports: US, Russian foreign ministers to hold talks Tuesday
    May11

    Reports: US, Russian foreign ministers to hold talks Tuesday

    MOSCOW (AP) ” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet in Sochi on Tuesday with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov for talks on ongoing unrest in Ukraine, Syria and Yemen, Russian news agencies reported Monday.State news… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany urges Russia to put more pressure on Ukraine rebels
    May10

    Germany urges Russia to put more pressure on Ukraine rebels

    MOSCOW (AP) ” German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called during a visit to Moscow for Russia to do more to persuade separatists in eastern Ukraine to abide by a cease-fire that has been strained in recent weeks.Speaking alongside… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war
    May08

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s president says almost 7,000 civilians have died and that a thousand more remain unaccounted for as a result of the unrest that has gripped his country over the past year.Speaking before parliament… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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