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    Thousands protest electricity price hikes in Ukraine
    Jul06

    Thousands protest electricity price hikes in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Several thousand trade union activists have marched through the streets of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, to the country’s parliament t to protest an upcoming hike in utility prices.The government abolished preferential… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry visits Georgia, Ukraine to show solidarity
    Jul06

    Kerry visits Georgia, Ukraine to show solidarity

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) ” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Georgia and Ukraine to reassure the former Soviet republics of America’s commitment to their security amid unease over Russia’s intentions.Kerry arrived in Tbilisi… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rusty boat maintains a lifeline in war-torn Ukraine (AFP)
    Jul06

    Rusty boat maintains a lifeline in war-torn Ukraine (AFP)

    Zhovte (Ukraine) (AFP) – A rusty boat crossing a calm river in separatist east Ukraine is all that enables hundreds of people living in rebel-held territory to pick up pensions and vital supplies from the government side. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO-Russia talks must tackle Ukraine ‘withdrawal’: Poland (AFP)
    Jul06

    NATO-Russia talks must tackle Ukraine ‘withdrawal’: Poland (AFP)

    Warsaw (AFP) – Planned NATO talks with Moscow should be focussed solely on Russia’s “withdrawal” from Ukrainian soil, Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    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...

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