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    Lithuania removes remaining Soviet-era statues in capital
    Jul20

    Lithuania removes remaining Soviet-era statues in capital

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) ” Workers in Lithuania have begun dismantling the last Soviet statues in the capital, following calls prompted by the Ukraine crisis that symbols of Soviet occupation be removed.The statues, which depict… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian ex-PM’s daughter under fire for leaving for Ukraine
    Jul20

    Russian ex-PM’s daughter under fire for leaving for Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The daughter of a former Russian prime minister is under fire from both Russia and Ukraine for accepting the job of a deputy governor in a Ukrainian region.Maria Gaidar’s appointment as deputy governor of Odessa,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    8,000 HIV patients at risk in East Ukraine
    Jul20

    8,000 HIV patients at risk in East Ukraine

    Some 8,000 people with HIV in war-torn eastern Ukraine are facing a critical shortage of medicine, with a UN AIDS envoy saying their supply will soon run out unless a blockade is lifted. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine military and Donetsk rebels trade blame over fresh shelling of civilian areas
    Jul20

    Ukraine military and Donetsk rebels trade blame over fresh shelling of civilian areas

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Kiev and pro-Russian separatists accused each other Sunday of shelling residential areas of rebel-held Donetsk overnight, the first attack on the city since a February ceasefire … …read more Source: Big News...

    Fresh fighting kills 3 in Ukraine
    Jul20

    Fresh fighting kills 3 in Ukraine

    Two civilians and a soldier have been killed in the latest outbreak of fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Controversial Russian politician named deputy in Ukraine (AFP)
    Jul19

    Controversial Russian politician named deputy in Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The nomination of a Russian politician to a top post in Odessa has caused a flurry of controversy in the tense political atmosphere of the violent Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The West...

    800 troops from US, Europe take part in Moldova exercises
    Jul19

    800 troops from US, Europe take part in Moldova exercises

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) ” Some 800 troops from Moldova, the U.S., Romania, Poland and Georgia are taking part in joint military exercises in Moldova, a former Soviet republic that borders Ukraine.The “Joint Effort 2015″exercises… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Three killed, hospital shelled in east Ukraine (AFP)
    Jul19

    Three killed, hospital shelled in east Ukraine (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Two civilians and a soldier have been killed in the latest fighting in eastern Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels and the government said Sunday, with Kiev warning of a “deteriorating” situation in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine rebels say their small weapons pullback is beginning
    Jul19

    Ukraine rebels say their small weapons pullback is beginning

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s separatist rebels say they have begun pulling back military vehicles with small-caliber weapons from most of the front line in their war with Ukrainian forces.The claims Sunday by the Russia-backed rebels… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia’s Lavrov talks with Ukraine, US, German counterparts (AFP)
    Jul18

    Russia’s Lavrov talks with Ukraine, US, German counterparts (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held separate talks Saturday with his Ukraine, US and German counterparts, the Kremlin announced, as fighting spikes in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

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