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    Lawmaker in blacked-out Crimea: Name your boys Generator
    Dec04

    Lawmaker in blacked-out Crimea: Name your boys Generator

    Lawmakers in the Russia-occupied Crimea which is grappling with a nearly two-week long blackout suggest parents name their newborn boys Generator to mark the ordeal.Unknown attackers blew up electricity pylons in Ukraine on Nov…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia calls for lifting of east Ukraine blockade
    Dec03

    Russia calls for lifting of east Ukraine blockade

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) ” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called for immediate lifting of an economic blockade of pro-Russian rebel-held eastern Ukraine.Lavrov, speaking at an Organization for Security and Cooperation meeting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin opens Crimean ‘energy bridge’
    Dec03

    Putin opens Crimean ‘energy bridge’

    MOSCOW (AP) ” President Vladimir Putin has traveled to the capital of Crimea to open an electricity connection with the Russian mainland, 10 days after the peninsula lost power coming from Ukraine.After Russia annexed Crimea in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin makes surprise visit to Crimea after power shortages (AFP)
    Dec03

    Putin makes surprise visit to Crimea after power shortages (AFP)

    Simferopol (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday made a surprise visit to Crimea, inaugurating an undersea cable project to bring a new power supply to the strategic Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia Warns Of Penalties On Kyiv After Failed Trade Talks
    Dec02

    Russia Warns Of Penalties On Kyiv After Failed Trade Talks

    Russia is likely to penalize Ukrainian imports starting in January after negotiators failed to agree on ways to address Moscow’s objections to Kyiv’s free-trade agreement with the European Union. “It …read more Source: Big News...

    VP Biden to address Ukraine’s parliament during Kiev visit
    Dec02

    VP Biden to address Ukraine’s parliament during Kiev visit

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Vice President Joe Biden will deliver an address to Ukraine’s parliament next week during a visit to Kiev, the capital.Biden’s speech Tuesday will focus on the role the U.S. wants Ukrainian legislators to play… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Nobel winner Alexievich slams Russia’s trial of Ukrainian pilot (AFP)
    Dec02

    Nobel winner Alexievich slams Russia’s trial of Ukrainian pilot (AFP)

    Minsk (AFP) – Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich, this year’s Nobel Literature Prize winner, on Wednesday slammed Russia’s “political trial” of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko and compared her to Joan of Arc. …read more Source: The West...

    UN: Polio outbreak in Ukraine is a state of emergency
    Dec01

    UN: Polio outbreak in Ukraine is a state of emergency

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The World Health Organization is urging Ukraine’s health ministry to declare a state of emergency due to a polio outbreak, a move meant to prompt more action from the government in Kiev.In September, Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    With fighting easing, landmines still haunt east Ukraine (AFP)
    Dec01

    With fighting easing, landmines still haunt east Ukraine (AFP)

    Shyrokyne (Ukraine) (AFP) – It has been 10 months since Igor last visited his home in the eastern no man’s land of war-shattered Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian president pardons Russian in prisoner exchange
    Dec01

    Ukrainian president pardons Russian in prisoner exchange

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” President Petro Poroshenko has pardoned a Russian citizen arrested in eastern Ukraine and exchanged him for a Ukrainian serviceman held by Russian-backed separatists.Poroshenko announced the exchange on his… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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