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    UN rights office: Death toll in Ukraine conflict tops 6,400
    Jun01

    UN rights office: Death toll in Ukraine conflict tops 6,400

    BERLIN (AP) ” The United Nations’ human rights office says the number of people killed in more than a year of fighting in eastern Ukraine has risen to over 6,400.The office said Monday that at least 6,417 people have been killed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO flexes muscles in Baltics, Poland (AFP)
    Jun01

    NATO flexes muscles in Baltics, Poland (AFP)

    Vilnius (AFP) – US-led NATO drills began Monday in the Baltic states and Poland, a move intended to reassure Russia’s nervous neighbours amid tensions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian FM dimisses ‘absurdity’ of EU anger over entry bans (AFP)
    Jun01

    Russian FM dimisses ‘absurdity’ of EU anger over entry bans (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday dismissed the “absurdity” of EU complaints over a travel ban imposed by Moscow on 89 Europeans over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

    Three Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist east – Kiev military (Reuters)
    Jun01

    Three Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist east – Kiev military (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and four others wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east over the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s military spokesman said on Mond… …read more Source: The West...

    IMF mission gives upbeat assessment of Ukraine, sees signs of ‘economic stability’ emerging (Reuters)
    May31

    IMF mission gives upbeat assessment of Ukraine, sees signs of ‘economic stability’ emerging (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of an International Monetary Fund team visiting Ukraine gave a positive assessment of progress by the Kiev government on reform on Sunday and said there would be further disc… …read more Source: The West...

    Five killed in eastern Ukraine fighting (AFP)
    May31

    Five killed in eastern Ukraine fighting (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Three Ukrainian soldiers and two civilians have been killed over the past 24 hours in fighting in the separatist east, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Sunday. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia blacklists 89 European leaders
    May31

    Russia blacklists 89 European leaders

    Russia has imposed an entry ban on 89 European politicians and military leaders, according to a list seen by Reuters, a move that has angered Europe and worsened its standoff with the West over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...

    Steinmeier Russian Travel Ban Damaging to Ukraine Peace Efforts
    May31

    Steinmeier Russian Travel Ban Damaging to Ukraine Peace Efforts

    Germany’s foreign minister said Saturday that a Russian travel ban on 89 top European Union officials could damage peace efforts in Ukraine. Speaking to reporters during a visit to Dnipropetrovsk in … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine president appoints ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili governor (AFP)
    May30

    Ukraine president appoints ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili governor (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday appointed fiercely pro-Western former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili, who once fought a war with Russia, governor of the strategic Odessa region. …read more Source: The West...

    Report: Ex-Georgian leader named governor of Ukraine region
    May30

    Report: Ex-Georgian leader named governor of Ukraine region

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Local news reports say former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili has been appointed governor of Ukraine’s troubled Odessa region.President Petro Poroshenko made the announcement on Saturday, according to the reports.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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