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    Russian parliament allows legal action against lawmaker
    Apr07

    Russian parliament allows legal action against lawmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian parliament has voted to allow legal action against an opposition lawmaker who was the sole deputy last year to vote against the annexation of Crimea.The State Duma on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to strip… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power
    Apr06

    Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday publicly lifted his objections to a referendum that could give more powers to the restive regions engulfed in more than a year of warfare, reversing his government’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Czech president, US envoy in rare public spat over Ukraine
    Apr06

    Czech president, US envoy in rare public spat over Ukraine

    PRAGUE (AP) ” Czech President Milos Zeman and the U.S. ambassador to Prague are in a rare public dispute over Zeman’s decision to attend a Russian military parade, and Czech lawmakers are siding with the American.In an interview… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power
    Apr06

    Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that he does not object to a referendum that could give more powers to the restive regions engulfed in more than a year of warfare.The conflict between Russia-backed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian president lifts objections to referendum on giving more power to restive regions
    Apr06

    Ukrainian president lifts objections to referendum on giving more power to restive regions

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian president lifts objections to referendum on giving more power to restive regions. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pentagon chief heads east as US tries to maintain Asia focus
    Apr06

    Pentagon chief heads east as US tries to maintain Asia focus

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Islamic extremists grab parts of Iraq and Syria. Yemen slides into civil war. Iran’s nuclear program strains U.S. relations with Israel. Ukraine fights Russian-backed separatists.At a time of crisis across the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia’s FM critical of legislation on eastern Ukraine
    Apr04

    Russia’s FM critical of legislation on eastern Ukraine

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) ” Russia’s foreign minister says legislation approved by Ukraine on territories held by Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine goes against a current cease-fire agreement.Sergey Lavrov says “the law goes… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia’s role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels
    Apr03

    Russia’s role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels

    YENAKIEYEVE, Ukraine (AP) ” On a recent spring morning, an important visitor watched Russian-backed rebels conduct infantry maneuvers in eastern Ukraine.”The general is very pleased,” rebel commander Ostap Cherny told his troops,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine pay pension in Russian rubles
    Apr01

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine pay pension in Russian rubles

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Russia-backed rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine have started paying pensions in Russian rubles.Yekaterina Matyushchenko, the finance minister in the Donetsk region’s separatist government, said Wednesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine refuses to extradite Georgia’s ex-president
    Apr01

    Ukraine refuses to extradite Georgia’s ex-president

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine has rejected Georgia’s request for the extradition of its former president, Mikhail Saakashvili, who is facing a criminal probe at home.The Ukrainian Prosecutor-General’s office said in Wednesday’s statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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