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    Russia Extends Natural Gas Deal With Ukraine
    Apr01

    Russia Extends Natural Gas Deal With Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a plan to extend Moscow’s current natural gas deal with Ukraine for another three months. Russian authorities announced the extension Tuesday, just hours … …read more Source: Big News...

    UNICEF launches Ukraine mine awareness campaign amid ongoing civil conflict
    Mar31

    UNICEF launches Ukraine mine awareness campaign amid ongoing civil conflict

    31 March 2015 – An estimated 109 Ukrainian children have been injured and 42 others killed by landmines and unexploded ordinance resulting from the Eastern European country’s ongoing civil … …read more Source: Big News...

    Kiev ‘failed’ to probe protest violence: Council of Europe (AFP)
    Mar31

    Kiev ‘failed’ to probe protest violence: Council of Europe (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The Council of Europe on Tuesday blasted Kiev for failing to properly investigate deadly violence against demonstrators in last year’s Maidan protests that ended with pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych’s downfall. …read more Source: The West...

    US forces to hold exercises in Ukraine
    Mar31

    US forces to hold exercises in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The United States plans to send soldiers to Ukraine in April for training exercises with units of the country’s national guard.Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said in a Facebook post on Sunday that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland says its plans to train Ukrainian army instructors
    Mar31

    Poland says its plans to train Ukrainian army instructors

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland’s Defense Ministry says it plans train about 50 Ukrainian army instructors this year, joining a NATO effort to improve Ukraine’s defense capabilities as it struggles with a pro-Russia insurgency in its… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Crash investigators seek missile witnesses in Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 probe
    Mar31

    Crash investigators seek missile witnesses in Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 probe

    Dutch prosecutors have appealed for witnesses in eastern Ukraine who may have seen a Russian-made BUK rocket being fired at Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, saying this was the “leading scenario” in their crash investigation. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    EUs Juncker Mogherini Postpone Kyiv Visit
    Mar30

    EUs Juncker Mogherini Postpone Kyiv Visit

    BRUSSELS — EU foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini has postponed a planned visit to Ukraine on March 30 after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker did the same. President Petro … …read more Source: Big News...

    Dutch seek BUK missile witnesses in MH17 crash probe (AFP)
    Mar30

    Dutch seek BUK missile witnesses in MH17 crash probe (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Dutch and international experts probing the MH17 plane crash in eastern Ukraine appealed Monday for witnesses who saw the transport or firing of a BUK surface-to-air missile around the time of the disaster. …read more Source: The West...

    Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine
    Mar30

    Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” A rebel leader in eastern Ukraine has accused the Kiev government of blocking a political solution for the conflict that has claimed more than 6,000 lives.Andrei Purgin said in an interview with The Associated… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Probe into Ukraine plane disaster eyes Buk missile launchers
    Mar30

    Probe into Ukraine plane disaster eyes Buk missile launchers

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” An international investigation into the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster is officially looking into a scenario that the plane was downed by a missile fired from conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine.A… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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