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    Top diplomats welcome calm in Ukraine conflict (AFP)
    Nov06

    Top diplomats welcome calm in Ukraine conflict (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – Top diplomats hailed progress in halting the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine but called after talks in Berlin Friday for more progress on the political front. …read more Source: The West...

    Rebels accuse Ukrainian government of using heavy weaponry
    Nov06

    Rebels accuse Ukrainian government of using heavy weaponry

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have accused government forces of shelling residential areas under their control with heavy artillery.The uptick in fighting, reported by both side in the past few days, comes as… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine snubs free travel to Europe over anti-gay law (AFP)
    Nov05

    Ukraine snubs free travel to Europe over anti-gay law (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament Thursday scuppered the ex-Soviet country’s chances of visa-free travel to most EU nations by blocking legislation that would have banned discrimination against gays in the workplace. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine rebels complete small arms withdrawal (AFP)
    Nov05

    Ukraine rebels complete small arms withdrawal (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s pro-Russian insurgents said Thursday they had withdrawn all of their smaller weapons from a deadly buffer zone in the ex-Soviet state’s separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Sniper tries to kill prosecutor
    Nov05

    Sniper tries to kill prosecutor

    A sniper has tried to assassinate Ukraine’s state prosecutor, days after he ordered the arrest of an oligarch’s deputy. …read more Source: THE...

    Ukraine’s rebel center in limbo as fighting dies down
    Nov05

    Ukraine’s rebel center in limbo as fighting dies down

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” The fighting has subsided, but Donetsk is quickly sinking into the past ” a shabby Soviet-like state of empty streets and deprivation. Huge portraits of Josef Stalin hanging in the city center only reinforce… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Council Of Europe Blasts Ukraine’s Investigations Into Odesa Violence
    Nov05

    Council Of Europe Blasts Ukraine’s Investigations Into Odesa Violence

    The Council of Europe says the Ukrainian government’s investigations into violence that killed 48 people amid separatist tensions in the southern city of Odesa in May 2014 have fallen short of Europea …read more Source: Big News...

    Top diplomats to meet Friday on Ukraine crisis (AFP)
    Nov04

    Top diplomats to meet Friday on Ukraine crisis (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – Top diplomats from Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will meet Friday in Berlin for fresh talks on the conflict plaguing eastern Ukraine, a German foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Weapons pullback in eastern Ukraine in jeopardy
    Nov04

    Weapons pullback in eastern Ukraine in jeopardy

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed rebels in the east of the country are threatening to stop the ongoing weapons withdrawal if their positions continue to come under attack.Olexander Turchynov, chairman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Czechs to ease rules for Ukrainians to get jobs
    Nov04

    Czechs to ease rules for Ukrainians to get jobs

    PRAGUE (AP) ” The Czech Republic is ready to ease rules for well-qualified Ukrainians to get a work permit.Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek says the program’s first stage will make it easier for some 500 university and high school… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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