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    Pilot jailed in Russia may return ‘in weeks’: Ukraine leader (AFP)
    Apr25

    Pilot jailed in Russia may return ‘in weeks’: Ukraine leader (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday he hoped to see a Kiev-born pilot who received a 14-year jail sentence in Russia return home as part of a prisoner swap “in a few weeks”. …read more Source: The West...

    Three Ukrainian troops killed in new upsurge of fighting: Kiev (AFP)
    Apr24

    Three Ukrainian troops killed in new upsurge of fighting: Kiev (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and six injured in a fresh upsurge of fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the country’s separatist east, the Kiev military said on Sunday. …read more Source: The West...

    3 people killed in eastern Ukraine amid renewed fighting
    Apr24

    3 people killed in eastern Ukraine amid renewed fighting

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government says three troops have been killed in the volatile eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours.Oleksander Motuzyanik from the presidential administration told a briefing Sunday that what appears… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    There’s no place like home, even in the Chernobyl disaster zone (Reuters)
    Apr24

    There’s no place like home, even in the Chernobyl disaster zone (Reuters)

    By Matthias Williams CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (Reuters) – Some people found life away from home so unbearable they decided to return, even when home was the site of the world’s worst nuclear … …read more Source: The West...

    Russia, In Nod To New Kyiv Government, Suspends Debt Demands
    Apr23

    Russia, In Nod To New Kyiv Government, Suspends Debt Demands

    Russia said it temporarily suspended its demand for full repayment of a $3 billion loan to Ukraine to give the new government in Kyiv time to decide what to do about it. “We have given the new Ukrain …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia, In Bow To Kyiv’s New Leader, Suspends Debt Demands
    Apr23

    Russia, In Bow To Kyiv’s New Leader, Suspends Debt Demands

    Russia said it temporarily suspended its demand for full repayment of a $3-billion loan to Ukraine to give the new government in Kyiv time to decide what to do about it. “We have given the new Ukrain …read more Source: Big News...

    Moscow defends ruling to suspend Tatar legislature in Crimea
    Apr22

    Moscow defends ruling to suspend Tatar legislature in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin has rejected U.S. criticism about a recent decision to suspend a Crimean Tatar legislative body.The Russian justice ministry earlier this week suspended the Tatar Mejlis after… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP Exclusive: Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chernobyl
    Apr22

    AP Exclusive: Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chernobyl

    ZALYSHANY, Ukraine (AP) ” Viktoria Vetrova knows the risk her four children take in drinking milk from the family’s two cows and eating dried mushrooms and berries from the forest.But the cash-strapped Ukrainian government canceled… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl
    Apr21

    Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Efrem Lukatsky, a Kiev-based photographer for The Associated Press, recalls the confusion and anxiety of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion, the world’s worst nuclear accident.___The Chernobyl… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine president: Sanctions against Russia must remain
    Apr21

    Ukraine president: Sanctions against Russia must remain

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ” Ukraine’s president says sanctions against Russia must stay in place as long as hostilities in eastern Ukraine still continue.President Petro Poroshenko said he and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis agreed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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