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    Europe marks WWII victory under shadow of new threats (AFP)
    May08

    Europe marks WWII victory under shadow of new threats (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – Europe held sombre ceremonies to mark 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany on Friday as leaders warned of modern day threats such as the war in Ukraine and Islamic extremism. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians, more than 1,600 soldiers, killed in war in east
    May08

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians, more than 1,600 soldiers, killed in war in east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians, more than 1,600 soldiers, killed in war in east. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine breaks with Russia as it marks WWII anniversary
    May08

    Ukraine breaks with Russia as it marks WWII anniversary

    Kiev (AFP) – A new symbol, date and even name: Ukraine is distancing itself from Russia as it marks 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in World War II while locked in a brutal conflict with … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war
    May08

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s president says almost 7,000 civilians have died and that a thousand more remain unaccounted for as a result of the unrest that has gripped his country over the past year.Speaking before parliament… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine breaks with Russia as it marks WWII anniversary (AFP)
    May08

    Ukraine breaks with Russia as it marks WWII anniversary (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A new symbol, date and even name: …read more Source: The West...

    Challenges Await Ukraine Anti-Corruption Agency
    May08

    Challenges Await Ukraine Anti-Corruption Agency

    An agency established to fight corruption in Ukraine faces challenges, both within Ukraine’s government and from the country’s wealthy oligarchs. The National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko slams ‘appeasement’ of Moscow (AFP)
    May08

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko slams ‘appeasement’ of Moscow (AFP)

    Gdansk (Poland) (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday criticised what he termed a policy of appeasement towards Russia in the context of the separatist conflict in Ukraine’s east. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia Unveils Monument To Polite People Behind Crimean Invasion
    May08

    Russia Unveils Monument To Polite People Behind Crimean Invasion

    Russia’s first monument honoring the “polite people” behind last year’s armed annexation of Crimea has been erected in the Far Eastern city of Belogorsk. Veterans, residents, and a phalanx of … …read more Source: Big News...

    U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine Says Russia Has To Change Its Approach
    May08

    U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine Says Russia Has To Change Its Approach

    KYIV — The U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt, says Russia has to change its approach to the situation in Ukraine’s east to make peace in the region possible. Talking to RFE/RL in Kyiv on … …read more Source: Big News...

    German FM: progress in resuming NATO-Russia military contact
    May07

    German FM: progress in resuming NATO-Russia military contact

    VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) ” German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Russia and NATO are making progress in restoring military contacts that were suspended as the Ukraine crisis intensified.”I’m glad that, after the situation… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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