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    Ukraine to ask UN states to call Russia a terrorism sponsor
    Jan30

    Ukraine to ask UN states to call Russia a terrorism sponsor

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations says his country soon will ask the world body’s member states to formally recognize Russia as a sponsor of terrorism.Yuriy Sergeyev told reporters on Friday that Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry to visit Ukraine, Germany next week
    Jan30

    Kerry to visit Ukraine, Germany next week

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ukraine next week to show U.S. support for the government amid heightened conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.U.S. officials say Kerry will… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Bosnian arms exporter accuses ministers over Ukraine deal
    Jan30

    Bosnian arms exporter accuses ministers over Ukraine deal

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) ” A Bosnian arms exporter has made a criminal complaint against the country’s current and former ministers of trade for blocking a 5 million-euro deal with Ukraine because of objections from Russia.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO units set for Baltics, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria
    Jan30

    NATO units set for Baltics, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” NATO is deploying small units in six eastern European nations to help coordinate a spearhead force set up in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine.NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Friday the units in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia gives $3 billion Crimea bridge contract to Putin ally
    Jan30

    Russia gives $3 billion Crimea bridge contract to Putin ally

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian government has awarded the contract for the construction of a $3 billion bridge to Crimea to a longtime ally of President Vladimir Putin.In a decree published online Friday, the government said that a company… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia Charges Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko With Illegal Border Crossing
    Jan30

    Russia Charges Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko With Illegal Border Crossing

    A lawyer for Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot who has been on a hunger strike in a Russian jail since mid-December, says new a charge has been filed against his client. Savchenko’s lawyer … …read more Source: Big News...

    12 civilians, 5 troops killed in eastern Ukraine
    Jan30

    12 civilians, 5 troops killed in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” At least 12 civilians and 5 Ukrainian troops have been killed in the past 24 hours in war-ravaged eastern Ukraine.Full-blown fighting between Russian-backed separatists and government forces erupted anew at… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Twelve people, including seven civilians, killed in east Ukraine (AFP)
    Jan30

    Twelve people, including seven civilians, killed in east Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Twelve people, including seven civilians, were killed in the past 24 hours in clashes between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine, officials said Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    EU refuses to impose new wave of sanctions on Russia but extends existing ones till September
    Jan30

    EU refuses to impose new wave of sanctions on Russia but extends existing ones till September

    European Union (EU) foreign ministers have reportedly agreed to extend existing sanctions against Russia until September but have refused to impose a new wave of sanctions, as demanded by the EU … …read more Source: Big News...

    Georgian FM Says South Ossetia Could Be Annexed Like Crimea
    Jan30

    Georgian FM Says South Ossetia Could Be Annexed Like Crimea

    WASHINGTON — Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili has warned that Russia could annex the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia as it did Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. … …read more Source: Big News...

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