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    Six die, including three children, in rebel Ukraine (AFP)
    Jul05

    Six die, including three children, in rebel Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Three children died in Ukraine’s war-torn east as their father disassembled a grenade, and three Ukrainian troops were killed in clashes in the troubled region with pro-Russian rebels, officials said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO-Russia talks after Warsaw summit: Stoltenberg (AFP)
    Jul04

    NATO-Russia talks after Warsaw summit: Stoltenberg (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO is set to hold formal talks with Russia shortly after a summit in Warsaw this week where the alliance will endorse a military buildup following the Ukraine conflict, chief Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    EU extends sanctions on Russia another 6 months
    Jul01

    EU extends sanctions on Russia another 6 months

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the peace agreement in Ukraine.The decision, which had been expected, was announced in a statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU formally extends Russia sanctions to January 2017 (AFP)
    Jul01

    EU formally extends Russia sanctions to January 2017 (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union on Friday formally extended damaging economic sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine by six months, a statement said. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine will join EU within 10 years: Groysman (AFP)
    Jul01

    Ukraine will join EU within 10 years: Groysman (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – Ukraine will join the EU within the next decade, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Friday, adding that his country still believed strongly in the bloc despite Britain’s vote to leave. …read more Source: The West...

    Kerry to Georgia, Ukraine, Poland next week
    Jun30

    Kerry to Georgia, Ukraine, Poland next week

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Europe next week, visiting Georgia and Ukraine before meeting up with President Barack Obama at a NATO summit in Poland.The State Department said Thursday that Kerry… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Kiev’s outdoor gym flourishes 50 years on
    Jun30

    AP PHOTOS: Kiev’s outdoor gym flourishes 50 years on

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Every day in summertime, hundreds of people flock to an outdoor gym on an island in the Dnieper river in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev.This unique gym dates back to the late 1960s when a subway line was built… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia agrees to talks with NATO
    Jun29

    Russia agrees to talks with NATO

    Moscow has agreed to a Russia-NATO council after the alliance’s summit in Warsaw next month, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says, as both sides seek to defuse military tensions exacerbated by the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Putin extends Western food embargo to end of 2017 (AFP)
    Jun29

    Putin extends Western food embargo to end of 2017 (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday extended to the end of 2017 Moscow’s embargo on food items from the West imposed in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Operatic baritone killed in Ukraine fighting
    Jun29

    Operatic baritone killed in Ukraine fighting

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian baritone who performed in French opera productions for nearly two decades before joining a volunteer battalion in warring eastern Ukraine has been killed in the fighting.Ukrainian news reports cited the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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