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    Ukraine leader pleads with Russia to withdraw as truce holds (AFP)
    Dec11

    Ukraine leader pleads with Russia to withdraw as truce holds (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday pleaded with Russia to withdraw its troops from his country and close the border, saying doing so would create peace in the war-torn region within weeks. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine president urges Russia to withdraw troops
    Dec11

    Ukraine president urges Russia to withdraw troops

    SYDNEY (AP) ” Australia has pledged its support for Ukraine during a visit by the nation’s president and urged Russia to honor a little-respected cease-fire agreement signed in September.Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott met… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine president pleads with Russia to withdraw (AFP)
    Dec11

    Ukraine president pleads with Russia to withdraw (AFP)

    Sydney (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday pleaded with Russia to withdraw its troops from his country and close the border, saying it would lead to almost immediate peace. …read more Source: The West...

    Gorbachev calls for US-Russia summit to defrost ties
    Dec10

    Gorbachev calls for US-Russia summit to defrost ties

    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev called on Wednesday for a US-Russia summit to be convened to prevent a deep freeze in Moscow’s relations with the West over the Ukraine crisis. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Truce holds in Ukraine but next steps uncertain (AFP)
    Dec10

    Truce holds in Ukraine but next steps uncertain (AFP)

    Sulaimaniyah (Iraq) (AFP) – A day-old ceasefire largely held along the bloodied frontline in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday but hopes of peace talks and pulling back heavy weaponry still hung in the balance. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine to extend truce with separatists
    Dec10

    Ukraine to extend truce with separatists

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine says it will continue upholding a truce with Russian-backed separatists following a day largely free of exchanges of fire between the warring sides.Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Wednesday there… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Mysterious spate of bombings hit Ukraine military hub (AFP)
    Dec10

    Mysterious spate of bombings hit Ukraine military hub (AFP)

    Kharkiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – The city of Kharkiv in Ukraine’s industrial east has stayed out of rebel hands but a mysterious spate of bombings has triggered fears that Russia is trying to destabilise this key defence hub. …read more Source: The West...

    MH17 wreckage arrives at Dutch base (AFP)
    Dec09

    MH17 wreckage arrives at Dutch base (AFP)

    Gilze-Rijen Airbase (Netherlands) (AFP) – A convoy carrying wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived at a Dutch airbase on Tuesday where it will be pieced together as part of a probe into its shooting down over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Crimea annexation upends lives of Tatar minority
    Dec09

    Crimea annexation upends lives of Tatar minority

    SARY-SU, Crimea (AP) ” Since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, armed men have shown up frequently to search the cinder-block houses, mosque and school in this settlement of Crimean Tatars, a Muslim ethnic minority that has long… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Crimea annexation upends lives of Tatar minority
    Dec09

    Crimea annexation upends lives of Tatar minority

    SARY-SU, Crimea (AP) ” Since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, armed men have shown up frequently and at odd hours to search the cinder-block houses, mosque and school in this settlement of Crimean Tatars, a Muslim ethnic minority… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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