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    Truce reached for Ukraine airport
    Dec02

    Truce reached for Ukraine airport

    UKRAINE and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to a temporary ceasefire at rebel-held Donetsk airport where fierce fighting has raged since May. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine names US national Jaresko as finance minister (AFP)
    Dec02

    Ukraine names US national Jaresko as finance minister (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday confirmed US national Natalia Jaresko as finance minister while handing the economy portfolio to Lithuanian investment banker Aivaras Abromavicius in a new government designed to sweep out graft. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine lawmakers reappoint defence, foreign ministers to new government (AFP)
    Dec02

    Ukraine lawmakers reappoint defence, foreign ministers to new government (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine lawmakers on Tuesday reappointed the current defence and foreign ministers to a new government formed after an October election put a new pro-Western coalition in charge of parliament. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia admit recession likely to hit in 2015
    Dec02

    Russia admit recession likely to hit in 2015

    Low oil prices and sanctions imposed on Moscow over Ukraine will send the Russian economy into recession next year, government officials said on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT), a dramatic change to an earlier forecast of 1.2 percent gross domestic product growth. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree on ceasefire
    Dec02

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree on ceasefire

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko nominated his foreign and defence ministers for new terms on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT), signalling a major change in policy is unlikely in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the east. …read more Source:...

    NATO ministers condemn Russia, support Ukraine
    Dec02

    NATO ministers condemn Russia, support Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” NATO foreign ministers are condemning what they call Russia’s “continued and deliberate destabilization” in Ukraine, and announcing new assistance for Ukraine’s military.The ministers, meeting in Brussels, spoke… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    New Cease-fire for Ukraines Luhansk Region
    Dec02

    New Cease-fire for Ukraines Luhansk Region

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian separatist forces in the Luhansk region have agreed “in principle” to a new cease-fire effective Dec. … …read more Source: Big News...

    The final journey for MH17
    Dec02

    The final journey for MH17

    UNDETERRED by the winter freeze, authorities are moving pieces of the MH17 wreckage from Ukraine to the Netherlands … hoping to put the missing pieces of the puzzle together. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree new truce (AFP)
    Dec02

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree new truce (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels “agreed in principle” on a ceasefire in one separatist province and were working to conclude a broader truce on Tuesday that would end nearly eight months of bloodshed. …read more Source: The West...

    Change of leadership in Crimea means property grab
    Dec02

    Change of leadership in Crimea means property grab

    YALTA, Crimea (AP) ” One day in October, a dozen armed men in masks drove up to the gates of Yalta Film Studios. They weren’t actors, and this was no make-believe. It was a hostile takeover.”They forced all the employees onto the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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