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    Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks
    Apr14

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Fighting is still raging on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite peace talks this week.Russia and Ukraine agreed in Berlin on Monday to call for the pullback of smaller-caliber… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia detains hackers accused of using Nazi imagery in hits
    Apr13

    Russia detains hackers accused of using Nazi imagery in hits

    LONDON (AP) ” Russian officials say they have detained five hackers responsible for the theft of roughly $1 million from banks in Russia and Ukraine, breaking up a group dubbed “cyberfascists” for its predilection for Nazi imagery.Cybersecurity… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    German FM: Russia’s return to G-8 depends on Ukraine deal
    Apr13

    German FM: Russia’s return to G-8 depends on Ukraine deal

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany’s foreign minister says Russia’s return to the top diplomatic table depends on the success of a peace initiative for Ukraine.Russia lost its membership in the Group of Eight major economies last year over its… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fighting picks up in war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Apr13

    Fighting picks up in war-torn eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Observers says fighting has picked up in eastern Ukraine, after more than a month of relative calm.The military conflict between Russia-backed rebels and government forces has killed more than 6,000 but has… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue
    Apr12

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue

    LYSYCHANSK, Ukraine (AP) ” From a dimly lit room at his base in eastern Ukraine, the commander of a battalion of Chechens fighting Russia-backed rebels looked shaken as TV broadcast news of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia slams Ukrainian law banning Communist-era symbols
    Apr10

    Russia slams Ukrainian law banning Communist-era symbols

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian Foreign Ministry has denounced Ukraine for new laws that ban symbols of the former Communist regime and recognize partisans who fought against the Red Army as freedom-fighters.A ministry statement said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany to bring back 100 mothballed tanks
    Apr10

    Germany to bring back 100 mothballed tanks

    BERLIN (AP) ” The German military plans to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service as it deals with increased demands from the Ukraine crisis.Defense Ministry spokesman Jens Flosdorff said Friday that the military will pay… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    4 foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Berlin Monday
    Apr09

    4 foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Berlin Monday

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany’s foreign minister has invited his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and France to Berlin Monday to discuss implementation of the peace agreement brokered in Minsk, Belarus in February.The Foreign Ministry… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Amnesty says Ukraine rebels executed government soldiers
    Apr09

    Amnesty says Ukraine rebels executed government soldiers

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Amnesty International says it has evidence that Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine executed several captured government soldiers in gross violation of international humanitarian law.Amnesty said in a… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine
    Apr08

    Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine

    ZHDANIVKA, Ukraine (AP) ” The colony of cats living on the grounds of the Zhdanivka penitentiary disappeared when battles in east Ukraine peaked. Talk in the prison is that inmates ate them when food deliveries stopped.Medical supplies… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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