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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Stalin billboards go up in Crimea ahead of Victory Day
    Apr30

    Stalin billboards go up in Crimea ahead of Victory Day

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) ” Billboards with the image of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin have appeared all over Sevastopol in Russian-annexed Crimea in the run-up to Victory Day celebrations on May 9.The billboards reading “Eternal glory… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels
    Apr30

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The United States now sees the Ukrainian rebels as a Russian force.American officials briefed on intelligence from the region say Russia has significantly deepened its command and control of the militants in eastern… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says radiation levels not affected by Chernobyl fire
    Apr29

    Ukraine says radiation levels not affected by Chernobyl fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian authorities say there has been no change in background radiation levels in the capital as a result of fires in woodlands in the exclusion zone around the destroyed Chernobyl nuclear power plant.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Biden implores Ukraine to do more to fight corruption
    Apr28

    Biden implores Ukraine to do more to fight corruption

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Vice President Joe Biden is imploring Ukraine’s leaders to investigate and prosecute corruption that is rampant throughout the government.Biden says in a video message to a global aid conference for Ukraine that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Forest fire blazes in Chernobyl off-limits zone
    Apr28

    Forest fire blazes in Chernobyl off-limits zone

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Fire has engulfed a large sector of woods in the exclusion zone around the destroyed Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says the fire is being brought under control.It… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says rebels using rocket launchers
    Apr28

    Ukraine says rebels using rocket launchers

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian military officials say separatist rebels in the east have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal.The army said in a statement Tuesday that rebels… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s rebels mete out rough justice in authority vacuum
    Apr28

    Ukraine’s rebels mete out rough justice in authority vacuum

    KRASNYI PARTYZAN, Ukraine (AP) ” A bruised rebel fighter in battle fatigues is tied to a traffic pole, avoiding glances as a crude message hung about his neck flutters in the wind: “I am a marauder. I beat up and robbed my countrymen.”The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine leader sees country ready for EU entrance in 5 years
    Apr27

    Ukraine leader sees country ready for EU entrance in 5 years

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s president says his country will be able meet conditions to apply for European Union membership within five years.Speaking at an EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev, Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine deserves to… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic
    Apr24

    Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

    IQALUIT, Canada (AP) ” The U.S., Russia and other Arctic nations say they’re looking past Ukraine’s civil war and other tensions to prevent oil spills near the North Pole and combat climate change in a place warming faster than the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Leading Ukraine politician says billionaire inciting unrest
    Apr24

    Leading Ukraine politician says billionaire inciting unrest

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A leading politician in Ukraine has accused the country’s richest man of inciting public unrest to ensure the government steers clear of reforms that would hurt his businesses.Mustafa Nayyem, a respected former… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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