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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine
    Apr24

    Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine

    ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) ” As oil-rich Kazakhstan votes for a president Sunday, the governing elite is pounding home a mantra of stability as fears percolate about the country’s massive Russian minority taking inspiration from the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine PM says welfare boost requires economic growth
    Apr24

    Ukraine PM says welfare boost requires economic growth

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s prime minister says there will be no increase to welfare payments until the poverty-stricken country emerges from its security and economic crisis.Arseniy Yatsenyuk told lawmakers Friday that the immediate… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry urges Russia to remove forces from Ukraine
    Apr23

    Kerry urges Russia to remove forces from Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Russia to remove forces from eastern Ukraine and press Ukrainian separatists into observing a cease-fire.The State Department says Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia claims US troops in eastern Ukraine
    Apr23

    Russia claims US troops in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s Defense Ministry says U.S. military instructors are training Ukrainian national guardsmen in urban fighting techniques in the eastern regions where Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatist rebels have fought… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO: Big military buildup on Russia-Ukraine border
    Apr23

    NATO: Big military buildup on Russia-Ukraine border

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” NATO’s chief says there is a sizeable Russian military buildup on the border with Ukraine which he said would enable pro-Moscow separatists to launch a new offensive with little warning.NATO Secretary-General Jens… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine coal workers hold pickets in capital
    Apr23

    Ukraine coal workers hold pickets in capital

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Hundreds of coal workers are marching through Ukraine’s capital in a call for authorities to stop buying fuel from abroad and to guarantee a moratorium on mine closures.The miners used sticks to bang on helmets… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO’s no. 2 in Europe offers support to Moldova, Ukraine
    Apr23

    NATO’s no. 2 in Europe offers support to Moldova, Ukraine

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) ” NATO’s second-in-command in Europe says the alliance backs the territorial integrity of former Soviet republics Moldova and Ukraine”We … support the neutrality, independence and sovereignty of your country… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Anthropologist criticized for showing images of MH17 victims
    Apr23

    Anthropologist criticized for showing images of MH17 victims

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” The police officer leading of a team of experts working to identify people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down in Ukraine has criticized an anthropologist for showing images of victims… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense
    Apr22

    US: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is calling on Europe to spend more on defense in light of security threats like terrorism and Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.Carter made the plea Wednesday during a question-and-answer… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Czech president: Russian attack on Baltics would be suicidal
    Apr21

    Czech president: Russian attack on Baltics would be suicidal

    PRAGUE (AP) ” The Czech president says any Russian incursion into the Baltics would be suicidal for Moscow and it would draw NATO into a fight.Milos Zeman, known for pro-Russia views in the eastern Ukraine conflict, told The Associated… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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