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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks embattled PM to resign (AFP)
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks embattled PM to resign (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to resign in the face of the government’s perceived failure to fight endemic corruption and overcome a deep economic crisis. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine PM faces possible dismissal as crisis deepens (AFP)
    Feb16

    Ukraine PM faces possible dismissal as crisis deepens (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was fighting for his political life on Tuesday as parliament considered holding a vote of no confidence in the government over its perceived failure to fight graft. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine: 3 soldiers killed, 7 wounded in uptick in fighting
    Feb16

    Ukraine: 3 soldiers killed, 7 wounded in uptick in fighting

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government says three of its servicemen have been killed and seven others wounded in the past 24 hours in clashes with Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.The Interfax news agency said presidential… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia halts movement of Ukraine-registered cargo trucks
    Feb16

    Russia halts movement of Ukraine-registered cargo trucks

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian transportation authorities have blocked the movement of Ukraine-registered trucks and detained over 300 cargo vehicles after Ukraine closed its borders to Russia-registered long-haulers.The transport ministry’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    In Crimea, Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule
    Feb15

    In Crimea, Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule

    Ethnic minority’s leaders have been incarcerated, self-governing body is suppressed and members are intimidated. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukraine deputy prosecutor resigns, saying cases blocked
    Feb15

    Ukraine deputy prosecutor resigns, saying cases blocked

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian deputy general prosecutor has resigned, saying he made the decision because of what he calls endemic corruption in the country’s judicial system and a lack of political will.Vitaly Kasko’s resignation on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine bans transit of trucks from Russia in trade war (AFP)
    Feb15

    Ukraine bans transit of trucks from Russia in trade war (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Monday banned the transit of Russian trucks across its territory in a tit-for-tat response to an escalating trade war between the feuding ex-Soviet states. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine and Russia close their borders to foreign truckers
    Feb15

    Ukraine and Russia close their borders to foreign truckers

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s prime minister has announced that cargo trucks registered in Russia will temporarily not be allowed to enter Ukraine, in response to Russia’s ban on Ukrainian trucks.Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s announcement comes… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea
    Feb15

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea

    UROZHAYNE, Crimea (AP) ” Elnara Asanova lives alone with her four small children because her husband, an ethnic Tatar, is in jail. Last April, when she was seven months pregnant, police grabbed him from the streets of their village… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia blocking Ukraine trucks in response to protests
    Feb14

    Russia blocking Ukraine trucks in response to protests

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s Transport Ministry has ordered that Ukraine-registered trucks be stopped from entering in Russia, in response to growing efforts by protesters in Ukraine to block Russian trucks.The ministry’s order on Sunday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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