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    Cossacks in east Ukraine fight government — and other rebels (AFP)
    Apr07

    Cossacks in east Ukraine fight government — and other rebels (AFP)

    Perevalsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – The young Cossack fighter gripped his automatic rifle as he swore he would defend the town of Perevalsk in war-torn east Ukraine that he and his comrades now control. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia To Quiz Migrants Seeking Residency On Stalin And Crimea
    Apr07

    Russia To Quiz Migrants Seeking Residency On Stalin And Crimea

    Russia has drafted a new, tougher version of its compulsory exam on Russian history, language, and civics that foreign labor migrants will need to pass in order to receive residence permits, the … …read more Source: Big News...

    On anniversary of Ukraine war, shelling still shattering lives (AFP)
    Apr06

    On anniversary of Ukraine war, shelling still shattering lives (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Maria Gladchenko stood by the smouldering ruins of her home after the conflict in east Ukraine that began a year ago once again tore through her neighbourhood. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine far-right leader made army advisor in move to control militias (AFP)
    Apr06

    Ukraine far-right leader made army advisor in move to control militias (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The controversial leader of Ukraine’s ultra-nationalist Pravy Sektor paramilitary group, which is fighting pro-Russian rebels alongside government troops, was made an army advisor Monday as Kiev seeks to tighten its control over volunteer fighters. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power
    Apr06

    Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday publicly lifted his objections to a referendum that could give more powers to the restive regions engulfed in more than a year of warfare, reversing his government’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Czech president, US envoy in rare public spat over Ukraine
    Apr06

    Czech president, US envoy in rare public spat over Ukraine

    PRAGUE (AP) ” Czech President Milos Zeman and the U.S. ambassador to Prague are in a rare public dispute over Zeman’s decision to attend a Russian military parade, and Czech lawmakers are siding with the American.In an interview… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power
    Apr06

    Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that he does not object to a referendum that could give more powers to the restive regions engulfed in more than a year of warfare.The conflict between Russia-backed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian president lifts objections to referendum on giving more power to restive regions
    Apr06

    Ukrainian president lifts objections to referendum on giving more power to restive regions

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian president lifts objections to referendum on giving more power to restive regions. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pentagon chief heads east as US tries to maintain Asia focus
    Apr06

    Pentagon chief heads east as US tries to maintain Asia focus

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Islamic extremists grab parts of Iraq and Syria. Yemen slides into civil war. Iran’s nuclear program strains U.S. relations with Israel. Ukraine fights Russian-backed separatists.At a time of crisis across the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine war hits one-year mark
    Apr06

    Ukraine war hits one-year mark

    Six Ukrainian troops have been killed by landmines in the restive separatist-held east, breaking a lull of several days in a conflict that began a year ago this week. …read more Source:...

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