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    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014
    Sep08

    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” In a move that could clear the way to investigations of possible war crimes in Ukraine’s bitter conflict with Russian-backed rebels, Kiev has accepted the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko (Reuters)
    Sep08

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko (Reuters)

    By Pavel Polityuk and Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine still faces the threat of a full-scale Russian military attack despite several days of relative calm on the front-lines of … …read more Source: The West...

    UN: At least 105 civilian deaths in Ukraine in past 3 months
    Sep08

    UN: At least 105 civilian deaths in Ukraine in past 3 months

    GENEVA (AP) ” The U.N. human rights office says at least 105 civilians were killed in violence-marred Ukraine between mid-May and mid-August, more than double the number of the previous three months in part because of shelling of… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    U.N. says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine (Reuters)
    Sep08

    U.N. says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine (Reuters)

    GENEVA (Reuters) – At least 7,962 people have been killed and 17,811 wounded in violence in eastern Ukraine since mid-April 2014, the U.N. Human Rights Office said on Tuesday, as it published a regula… …read more Source: The West...

    Former opposition candidate arrested upon return to Belarus
    Sep08

    Former opposition candidate arrested upon return to Belarus

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A former opposition presidential candidate in Belarus has been arrested while returning to his country after four years in exile.Ales Mikhalevich was among nine candidates who were arrested after the 2010 presidential… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    New Ukraine truce: rays of hope and clouds of doubt (AFP)
    Sep08

    New Ukraine truce: rays of hope and clouds of doubt (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s warring sides marked a week without heavy fighting Monday in a tentatively encouraging change to a 17-month war that has debilitated Western relations with Russia and unsettled eastern Europe. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin orders Russian military drills amid Ukraine tensions
    Sep07

    Putin orders Russian military drills amid Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian military units have been scrambled from their bases as part of snap drills ordered by President Vladimir Putin, the latest in a series of Russian war games amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.The Defense… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    France proposes talks with Ukraine, Russia, Germany in September (AFP)
    Sep07

    France proposes talks with Ukraine, Russia, Germany in September (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande on Monday offered to host talks on the situation in Ukraine with his German, Russian and Ukrainian counterparts, as a February truce finally appeared to be holding. …read more Source: The West...

    France wants top-level Ukraine talks, hopes to end sanctions
    Sep07

    France wants top-level Ukraine talks, hopes to end sanctions

    PARIS (AP) ” France wants to hold a meeting among the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and Germany in the coming weeks to resolve tensions around eastern Ukraine, in hopes of eventually lifting EU sanctions.French President Francois Hollande… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    IMF chief urges Ukraine’s creditors to back debt restructuring plan (Reuters)
    Sep07

    IMF chief urges Ukraine’s creditors to back debt restructuring plan (Reuters)

    By Natalia Zinets and Richard Balmforth KIEV (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday lauded Ukraine’s economic progress and urged its creditors to join… …read more Source: The West...

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