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    Ukraine president condemns escalation as soldier killed (AFP)
    Nov16

    Ukraine president condemns escalation as soldier killed (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday decried a sudden re-escalation in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists after a Ukrainian soldier was killed in clashes in the country’s east. …read more Source: The West...

    Biden to meet with Ukraine government leaders next month
    Nov13

    Biden to meet with Ukraine government leaders next month

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine early next month for meetings with the country’s president, prime minister and members of parliament.The White House says Biden also plans meetings with civic leaders… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian civilian helicopter crashes in Slovakia, six people dead
    Nov13

    Ukrainian civilian helicopter crashes in Slovakia, six people dead

    A Ukrainian civilian helicopter has crashed in eastern Slovakia, killing six people, a Slovak interior ministry spokesman said on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). …read more Source:...

    French idealist becomes unlikely Ukraine mayor (AFP)
    Nov13

    French idealist becomes unlikely Ukraine mayor (AFP)

    Glukhiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – His family was one of the Russian Empire’s richest industrial dynasties before Bolshevik collectivisation caused it to flee to the capitalist West. …read more Source: The West...

    Cold threatens 700,000 children in eastern Ukraine: UNICEF (AFP)
    Nov13

    Cold threatens 700,000 children in eastern Ukraine: UNICEF (AFP)

    Geneva (AFP) – Damaged pipelines in war-torn eastern Ukraine are threatening to cut off water, heating and electrical supplies at a time when temperatures are plunging, putting some 700,000 children at risk, UNICEF warned Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian cleared of planning to bomb Russia’s UK embassy
    Nov13

    Ukrainian cleared of planning to bomb Russia’s UK embassy

    LONDON (AP) ” A jury has cleared a Ukrainian man accused of plotting to blow up the Russian embassy in London after being radicalized by the conflict in eastern Ukraine.Prosecutors said 35-year-old Vadim Bezkorovainiy searched the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Helicopter crashes in Slovakia, killing 6
    Nov13

    Helicopter crashes in Slovakia, killing 6

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) ” Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak says a Ukrainian helicopter has crashed in eastern Slovakia, killing six people.Kalinak says the helicopter crashed Friday in Slovak territory, on the border with… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
    Nov12

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union.The 450-seat parliament on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine completes debt restructuring of around $15 billion (Reuters)
    Nov12

    Ukraine completes debt restructuring of around $15 billion (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Finance Ministry announced on Thursday it had completed a debt restructuring of around $15 billion (£9.86 billion) with creditors and said it remained open to finding a deb… …read more Source: The West...

    Initial ICC probe says no crimes against humanity at Ukraine’s Maidan (AFP)
    Nov12

    Initial ICC probe says no crimes against humanity at Ukraine’s Maidan (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – A preliminary probe suggests Ukraine’s security forces used “excessive and indiscriminate” force in the 2014 Maidan protests but are not guilty of crimes against humanity, the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

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