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    Bipartisan House group pressure Obama on Ukraine
    Mar05

    Bipartisan House group pressure Obama on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans are stepping up the pressure on the president to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.In… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine mine blast: Rescuers find bodies
    Mar05

    Ukraine mine blast: Rescuers find bodies

    Rescuers have found 32 bodies of miners in the Zasyadko mine in eastern Ukraine a day after a blast ripped through the shaft, a rebel official says. …read more Source:...

    EU extends asset  freeze on ex-Ukraine leader for a year
    Mar05

    EU extends asset freeze on ex-Ukraine leader for a year

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union has extended for a year an asset freeze on former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and others in his administration linked to the misuse of state funds.The EU said in a statement Thursday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland: Stronger Ukraine army can decrease conflict
    Mar05

    Poland: Stronger Ukraine army can decrease conflict

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland’s top security official says that strengthening Ukraine’s army could prevent the conflict from escalating and serve Europe’s interests.Stanislaw Koziej, the head of Poland’s National Security Office,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian troops dying in ‘large numbers’ in eastern Ukraine: NATO (AFP)
    Mar05

    Russian troops dying in ‘large numbers’ in eastern Ukraine: NATO (AFP)

    Riga (AFP) – Russian troops are dying in combat in “large numbers” in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists have been fighting against government forces for a year, a NATO official said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia denies US claim of ‘thousands’ of troops in Ukraine (AFP)
    Mar05

    Russia denies US claim of ‘thousands’ of troops in Ukraine (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian officials on Thursday dismissed a claim by the United States that Moscow has sent “thousands” of troops to fight alongside pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Poland’s lawmakers to go through military training
    Mar05

    Poland’s lawmakers to go through military training

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland’s Parliament speaker says that the lawmakers will be given a chance to go through military training because “turbulent times” require it.Poles are worried about the conflict in eastern Ukraine that involves… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Day of mourning to mark east Ukraine mine disaster
    Mar05

    Day of mourning to mark east Ukraine mine disaster

    Ukraine observes a day of mourning after 32 miners perished in a blast in a notoriously dangerous mine, just a few kilometres from the front line where Kiev is reporting an increase in attacks by pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: ABC...

    Italian PM in Moscow to discuss Russia-EU ties
    Mar05

    Italian PM in Moscow to discuss Russia-EU ties

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is visiting Moscow for talks focusing on Russia-EU ties, which have been badly strained by the Ukrainian crisis.Renzi told Russian President Vladimir Putin at the start of their… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Day of mourning to mark east Ukraine mine disaster (AFP)
    Mar05

    Day of mourning to mark east Ukraine mine disaster (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday observed a day of mourning after 32 miners perished in a blast in a notoriously dangerous mine just a few kilometres from the frontline, where Kiev is reporting an increase in attacks by pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The West...

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