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    2 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in country’s east
    Dec21

    2 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in country’s east

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Ukraine’s defense ministry says at least two troops have been killed in the past 24 hours in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine.Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian government troops has… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Vandals put pig head, fake blood on Ukraine rabbi’s grave
    Dec21

    Vandals put pig head, fake blood on Ukraine rabbi’s grave

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian prosecutors have opened a probe into an attack on an important Jewish pilgrimage site in a central Ukrainian town.The grave of a revered Hasidic rabbi was desecrated with a pig’s head and daubed with fake… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    U.S. widens sanctions against Russia
    Dec21

    U.S. widens sanctions against Russia

    The United States broadened the sanction list against Russia related to developments in Ukraine, the U.S. Treasury Department said in its statement on Dec. 20. Seven individuals, several dozens of or …read more Source: Big News...

    UN General Assembly Approves Resolution On Russian Abuses In Crimea
    Dec21

    UN General Assembly Approves Resolution On Russian Abuses In Crimea

    The UN General Assembly has passed a resolution that recognizes Crimea as temporarily occupied by Russia and condemns the abuses and discrimination against Crimean Tatars, ethnic Ukrainians, and …read more Source: Big News...

    US Sanctions Companies, People over Russia Actions in Ukraine
    Dec21

    US Sanctions Companies, People over Russia Actions in Ukraine

    The United States on Tuesday targeted more Russian businessmen and companies over Russias annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Ukraine, slapping them with U.S. sanctions in a move Moscow criticiz …read more Source: Big News...

    US alarmed by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine
    Dec21

    US alarmed by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The Obama administration says it is alarmed by a spike in violence in eastern Ukraine.It is blaming Russia for the conflict’s highest two-day casualty figures in the last 18 months.State Department spokesman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US sanctions more Russian companies, people linked to Crimea
    Dec20

    US sanctions more Russian companies, people linked to Crimea

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The U.S. government says it has extended the economic sanctions on Russia to include eight more entities and seven individuals linked to the annexation of Crimea.The Treasury Department said Tuesday that this is… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine pours $500 mn into nationalised bank (AFP)
    Dec20

    Ukraine pours $500 mn into nationalised bank (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s central bank on Tuesday poured more than half a billion dollars into the country’s largest bank after nationalising it in a bid to avert its collapse and a financial meltdown. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO urges Russia to prod Ukraine rebels to honour truce (AFP)
    Dec20

    NATO urges Russia to prod Ukraine rebels to honour truce (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO on Monday urged Russia to use its clout with insurgents in eastern Ukraine to make a troubled truce stick, as the two sides held talks to defuse the worst tensions since the Cold War. …read more Source: The West...

    EU extend Russia sanctions by another 6 months
    Dec19

    EU extend Russia sanctions by another 6 months

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union has extended its sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the fragile peace agreement in Ukraine.Monday’s official decision came in the wake of last week’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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