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    Bishop pushes for criminal tribunal to investigate downing of MH17
    Jul28

    Bishop pushes for criminal tribunal to investigate downing of MH17

    Foreign Minister Julie Bishop steps up efforts to bring to justice those who shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine last year, pushing for an international criminal tribunal to investigate the incident. …read more Source: ABC...

    Foreign monitors come under ‘targeted’ fire in Ukraine (AFP)
    Jul28

    Foreign monitors come under ‘targeted’ fire in Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Western monitors of Ukraine’s tattered truce on Tuesday reported coming under “targeted” fire that has forced them to rethink their future operations in the war-torn former Soviet state. …read more Source: The West...

    Reports: Ukraine bans Depardieu for 5 years
    Jul28

    Reports: Ukraine bans Depardieu for 5 years

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Local news reports say Ukraine has banned actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years.Depardieu in 2013 took Russian citizenship in a bid to escape high taxes in his native France. He has recently… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO eastward expansion would be ‘catastrophic’: Russian official (AFP)
    Jul28

    NATO eastward expansion would be ‘catastrophic’: Russian official (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – NATO enlargement into Ukraine and Georgia would have “catastrophic consequences” for Europe, Russia’s envoy to NATO warned Tuesday in a television interview, as relations between Moscow and the West sink to Cold War-era lows. …read more Source: The West...

    U.S. Slams Russias Unpredictable Irresponsible Actions In Ukraine
    Jul28

    U.S. Slams Russias Unpredictable Irresponsible Actions In Ukraine

    The United States says Russia “continues to fuel the conflict” in Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement signed in February in Minsk. The U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt, said during a … …read more Source: Big News...

    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...

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