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    Kiev, Moscow agree to hold vote in east Ukraine by end July: French FM (AFP)
    Mar04

    Kiev, Moscow agree to hold vote in east Ukraine by end July: French FM (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France agreed Thursday that elections should be held in eastern Ukraine by the end of July, France’s Jean-Marc Ayrault said. …read more Source: The West...

    France calls for prisoner exchange in Ukraine conflict
    Mar04

    France calls for prisoner exchange in Ukraine conflict

    PARIS (AP) ” France’s foreign minister is calling for an April 30 deadline for a prisoner exchange in the Ukraine conflict and local elections by mid-year in the Donbas region.After a meeting with his Russian, Ukrainian and German… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pilot: ‘You’re all f—ing idiots’
    Mar03

    Pilot: ‘You’re all f—ing idiots’

    THE trial of a Ukrainian military pilot in connection with the deaths of two Russian journalists has been adjourned amid a furious exchange. …read more Source:...

    France, Germany demand ‘real progress’ on Ukraine peace talks (AFP)
    Mar03

    France, Germany demand ‘real progress’ on Ukraine peace talks (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – France and Germany expect “real progress” from Ukraine and Russia on resolving the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Thursday ahead of talks between the four countries in Paris. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine confirms defence against Russia eurobond lawsuit at London court – Finance Ministry (Reuters)
    Mar03

    Ukraine confirms defence against Russia eurobond lawsuit at London court – Finance Ministry (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has confirmed with a London court its intention to defend itself against a lawsuit brought by Russia over a $3 billion (£2.1 billion) Eurobond, the Ukrainian finance ministry… …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko stages hunger strike protest during trial (AFP)
    Mar03

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko stages hunger strike protest during trial (AFP)

    Donetsk (Russia) (AFP) – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who is standing trial over the killing of two Russian journalists in war-torn Ukraine, announced in court on Thursday that she was going on hunger strike and would refuse both food and water. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike
    Mar03

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) ” A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says she is going on hunger strike.Nadezhda Savchenko, on trial in the Russian border town of Donetsk for her alleged involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using large-caliber weapon Grad
    Mar03

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using large-caliber weapon Grad

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government has accused Russian-backed rebels of using large-caliber weapons despite the ongoing cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.Fighting in Ukraine’s industrial heartland has intensified in the past weeks… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU Diplomats Agree To Extend Sanctions On Yanukovych, Associates
    Mar03

    EU Diplomats Agree To Extend Sanctions On Yanukovych, Associates

    BRUSSELS — European Union ambassadors have decided to extend an asset freeze against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and 15 of his close associates for at least one additional year. The …read more Source: Big News...

    Lennon not Lenin: Ukraine renames street after late Beatle (AFP)
    Mar02

    Lennon not Lenin: Ukraine renames street after late Beatle (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – It was only a minor tweak in the spelling but a historic change when a Ukrainian village on Wednesday renamed a street, which honoured Soviet founder Lenin, after The Beatles’ John Lennon. …read more Source: The West...

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