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    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians, more than 1,600 soldiers, killed in war in east
    May08

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians, more than 1,600 soldiers, killed in war in east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians, more than 1,600 soldiers, killed in war in east. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    German FM: progress in resuming NATO-Russia military contact
    May07

    German FM: progress in resuming NATO-Russia military contact

    VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) ” German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Russia and NATO are making progress in restoring military contacts that were suspended as the Ukraine crisis intensified.”I’m glad that, after the situation… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brink
    May06

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brink

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine says five government troops battling separatist forces in the east have been killed in one of the worst single days of bloodshed since a cease-fire was declared in February.Military spokesman Andriy… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure
    May06

    As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure

    HOPTIVKA, Ukraine (AP) ” The flimsy, razor wire-topped fences popping up along bare expanses of Ukraine’s eastern frontier are the first line of defense against a much-feared Russian invasion. Trenches fortified by timber have been… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO to briefly move command HQ to Romania from Naples
    May05

    NATO to briefly move command HQ to Romania from Naples

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ” A top NATO commander says the alliance will briefly move its allied joint force command from Italy to Romania as NATO continues to react to Russia’s moves in Ukraine.Admiral Mark Ferguson, Commander of… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine soldiers killed in unrest in the east
    May04

    Ukraine soldiers killed in unrest in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s army says two soldiers have died in renewed bouts of fighting in the east, where skirmishes between government and separatist forces are increasing and intensifying despite a February peace deal.Oleksandr… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Mourners mark anniversary of Odessa fire that killed dozens
    May02

    Mourners mark anniversary of Odessa fire that killed dozens

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Demonstrators are laying flowers and lighting candles in front of a building in the Ukrainian city of Odessa where more than 40 people died as it caught fire in a clash between supporters and opponents of Ukraine’s government.In… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Austria turns down US extradition request for Ukrainian
    Apr30

    Austria turns down US extradition request for Ukrainian

    VIENNA (AP) ” An Austrian judge has turned down a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes to Indian officials.Judge Christoph Bauer said Thursday the evidence presented… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US commander: Russian offensive possible in Ukraine
    Apr30

    US commander: Russian offensive possible in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The top U.S. commander for NATO says Russian forces have used a recent lull in fighting in Ukraine to reposition for what American military officers believe will be another offensive.Gen. Philip Breedlove tells… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US House committee approves defense bill
    Apr30

    US House committee approves defense bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The U.S. House Armed Services Committee passed a nearly $612 billion defense policy bill early Thursday that challenges President Barack Obama’s policies on Guantanamo Bay, Ukraine and Iraq.The vote was 60 to 2…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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