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    L. TODD WOOD Russia unveils new naval doctrine but can it afford it
    Jul28

    L. TODD WOOD Russia unveils new naval doctrine but can it afford it

    FILE – In this May 9, 2014 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to speak at a navy parade marking Victory Day in Sevastopol, Crimea. Angry with the West’s response over Ukraine, … …read more Source: Big News...

    Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate
    Jul28

    Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate

    BOSTON (AP) ” Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won’t touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Nelson family survives fatal holiday crash in Ukraine
    Jul28

    Nelson family survives fatal holiday crash in Ukraine

    A Nelson family on holiday in the Ukraine has survived a head-on car crash that killed at least two people. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s richest man warns of aid blockade in the east
    Jul27

    Ukraine’s richest man warns of aid blockade in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The biggest supplier of aid to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine says its mission could fold in two days’ time if rebels continue to block its convoys.A charity foundation owned by Ukraine’s richest man, Rinat… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine claims Russian officer detained
    Jul26

    Ukraine claims Russian officer detained

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s border guards service says it has detained a Russian officer who was driving a truck packed with weapons including rocket-propelled grenades.There was no immediate comment from the Russian military, but the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    IMF agrees to disburse $1.7 billion to Ukraine (Reuters)
    Jul25

    IMF agrees to disburse $1.7 billion to Ukraine (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday the International Monetary Fund had decided to disburse a second tranche of financial aid worth $1.7 billion. “Ukr… …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian servicewoman sent to western Russia before trial
    Jul25

    Ukrainian servicewoman sent to western Russia before trial

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s human rights commissioner says the Ukrainian servicewoman charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists is being sent to a detention facility in western Russia as her trial looms closer.Nadezhda Savchenko,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia Poised To Veto Bid To Create UN Tribunal On MH17 Next Week
    Jul25

    Russia Poised To Veto Bid To Create UN Tribunal On MH17 Next Week

    The United Nations Security Council will vote July 29 on creating an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in Ukraine, but Russia is expected … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ex-Ukrainian Spy Chief Russian Camps Spreading Chaos
    Jul25

    Ex-Ukrainian Spy Chief Russian Camps Spreading Chaos

    WASHINGTON – Ukraine’s former intelligence chief says Russia is financing and organizing training camps from within Ukraine’s rebel-controlled eastern provinces in order to destabilize the … …read more Source: Big News...

    French MPs visit Crimea, to the dismay of their government
    Jul25

    French MPs visit Crimea, to the dismay of their government

    Visit to Black Sea region annexed by Russia violated international law, French Foreign Ministry says. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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