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    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO
    Sep22

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told the country’s security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a “criminal” policy that his government is ready to reverse.Ukraine has been fighting with… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s richest man plays both sides of war’s frontline
    Sep22

    Ukraine’s richest man plays both sides of war’s frontline

    KRASNODON, Ukraine (AP) ” In this town deep in eastern Ukraine’s rebel heartland, about a quarter of the population works in the coal mines owned by billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man. Here and elsewhere in territory… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO Chief: Ukraine Truce ‘Encouraging’
    Sep22

    NATO Chief: Ukraine Truce ‘Encouraging’

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has called on Russia to withdraw heavy weapons from eastern Ukraine. Stoltenberg was speaking to reporters near the western Ukrainian city of Lviv on September …read more Source: Big News...

    Hundreds of foreign fighters join pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine
    Sep21

    Hundreds of foreign fighters join pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine

    Some call them ‘Rambo wannabes’, but for the hundreds of foreign volunteers who have reportedly taken up arms in Ukraine, the struggle against what they claim is pro-Western fascism is deadly serious. …read more Source: ABC...

    NATO’s Stoltenberg begins first visit to Ukraine
    Sep21

    NATO’s Stoltenberg begins first visit to Ukraine

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) ” NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg began his first visit to Ukraine Monday, meeting with President Petro Poroshenko and helping inaugurate a joint disaster response drill that Poroshenko hailed as more evidence… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia still arming Ukraine rebels despite truce: NATO chief (AFP)
    Sep21

    Russia still arming Ukraine rebels despite truce: NATO chief (AFP)

    Yavoriv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Russia is still sending weapons to separatist rebels battling the Ukrainian government despite a fresh truce in the war-torn east of the country, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO says Russia must withdraw heavy weapons from Ukraine (Reuters)
    Sep21

    NATO says Russia must withdraw heavy weapons from Ukraine (Reuters)

    By Robin Emmott LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday an ebb in violence in eastern Ukraine was not enough to bring peace and demanded Russia withdraw hea… …read more Source: The West...

    Russia still arming Ukraine rebels despite truce: NATO chief   (AFP)
    Sep21

    Russia still arming Ukraine rebels despite truce: NATO chief   (AFP)

    Yavoriv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Russia is still sending weapons to separatist rebels battling the Ukrainian government despite a fresh truce in the war-torn east of the country, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    In first Ukraine trip, NATO chief tries balancing act on Russia (Reuters)
    Sep21

    In first Ukraine trip, NATO chief tries balancing act on Russia (Reuters)

    By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) – With a troubled peace plan for the Ukrainian conflict nearing its deadline, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg will attempt a balancing act to reassure Kie… …read more Source: The West...

    Crimea Tatars seek to block peninsula to protest Russian annexation (AFP)
    Sep20

    Crimea Tatars seek to block peninsula to protest Russian annexation (AFP)

    Chongar (Ukraine) (AFP) – Hundreds of pro-Kiev activists from Crimea’s Tatar community on Sunday launched a blockade of roads from Ukraine to the Crimean peninsula to protest Russia’s seizure of their home region. …read more Source: The West...

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