: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Australia and New Zealand

    Merkel tells Putin to ‘use influence’ to rein in Ukraine rebels (AFP)
    Feb02

    Merkel tells Putin to ‘use influence’ to rein in Ukraine rebels (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – Chancellor Angela Merkel Tuesday told Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence to rein in pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine, a day after the German leader warned that a peace deal was not being fully implemented. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia still sending troops, weapons to east Ukraine: Poroshenko (AFP)
    Feb01

    Russia still sending troops, weapons to east Ukraine: Poroshenko (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – Ukraine’s president Monday accused Russia of sending troops and weapons into the ex-Soviet state’s conflict-torn east, and warned that a fragile peace deal was not being fully implemented. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine reports first military casualties in 3 weeks (AFP)
    Jan31

    Ukraine reports first military casualties in 3 weeks (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the country’s war-torn east where government forces are seeking to put down a pro-Russian insurgency, the first reported casualties in nearly three weeks, Ukraine’s military said Sunday, …read more Source: The West...

    Statue of controversial Bolshevik leader toppled in Ukraine (AFP)
    Jan30

    Statue of controversial Bolshevik leader toppled in Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian activists in the eastern city of Dnipropetrovsk on Friday night toppled a statue of controversial Bolshevik leader Grigory Petrovsky, implicated in a famine that killed millions in the 1930s, city hall said. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian war veterans find new life and hope making pizzas
    Jan30

    Ukrainian war veterans find new life and hope making pizzas

    Out in the fields of eastern Ukraine, they fought the Russians. Now, as men in a kitchen, they are no less fearsome. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    NATO debates first Russia talks since 2014 (AFP)
    Jan28

    NATO debates first Russia talks since 2014 (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO head Jens Stoltenberg confirmed Thursday the alliance is discussing whether to hold its first formal talks with Russia since 2014 when the Ukraine crisis plunged relations into a deep freeze. …read more Source: The West...

    AP Exclusive: Putin aide: Kiev refuses to honor Minsk deal
    Jan27

    AP Exclusive: Putin aide: Kiev refuses to honor Minsk deal

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Kiev has failed to meet its obligations under the Minsk peace accord and has instead introduced an economic blockade of eastern Ukraine, Russia’s security chief says.Patrushev ” a longtime associate of President Vladimir… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Lenin statue survives bomb plot in rebel Ukraine (AFP)
    Jan27

    Lenin statue survives bomb plot in rebel Ukraine (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – A Lenin statue escaped largely unharmed Wednesday after unidentified plotters tried to blow up the massive monument of the Soviet Union’s founder in the de facto capital of rebel Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal
    Jan26

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s foreign minister says the extension of Western sanctions against Russia has been interpreted by Ukraine as a permission to drag its feet on fulfilling its end of a peace deal.Lavrov said Tuesday that Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017
    Jan25

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland’s defense minister says that a new brigade consisting of Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian troops should be fully operational in the region by 2017.Antoni Macierewicz spoke Monday in the eastern city… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Page 163 of 753

    Pin It on Pinterest