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    Ukraine ex-president ‘regrets’ not calling in army (AFP)
    Nov25

    Ukraine ex-president ‘regrets’ not calling in army (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Ukraine’s ousted former president Viktor Yanukovych said Friday he regretted “not having called in the army and declared martial law” in his bid to crush a pro-EU revolt in February 2014. …read more Source: The West...

    Spain issues arrest warrant for Ukraine oligarch (AFP)
    Nov25

    Spain issues arrest warrant for Ukraine oligarch (AFP)

    Madrid (AFP) – Spanish police have announced an international arrest warrant against a powerful Ukrainian oligarch, identified by media Friday as controversial gas magnate Dmytro Firtash. …read more Source: The West...

    Belarus to host four-nation Ukraine peace meeting Tuesday (AFP)
    Nov25

    Belarus to host four-nation Ukraine peace meeting Tuesday (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany will meet in Belarus next week to try to push Ukraine’s stalled peace process forward, Paris announced Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ex-Ukrainian president testimony postponed
    Nov25

    Ex-Ukrainian president testimony postponed

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Video testimony by Ukraine’s ousted president has been postponed in the trial of five former special forces policemen charged with fatally shooting scores of demonstrators.The shootings in February 2014 were the bloody… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    European countries want arms control deal with Russia
    Nov25

    European countries want arms control deal with Russia

    Fifteen European countries have joined Germany in its push for a new arms control agreement with Moscow, saying more dialogue is needed to prevent an arms race in Europe after Russia’s actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, a German newspaper said. …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Ukraine leader confident of Trump support (AFP)
    Nov24

    Ukraine leader confident of Trump support (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko insisted Thursday he was confident of US support, saying President-elect Donald Trump had raised the issue of Russian “aggression” with him in a phone call. …read more Source: The West...

    Hungary scrapping visa fees for Ukrainians, backs EU waiver
    Nov24

    Hungary scrapping visa fees for Ukrainians, backs EU waiver

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) ” Hungary’s prime minister says his country is eliminating fees on visas for Ukrainian citizens.Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who hosted Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman on Thursday, said that while… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    PSCE reports spike in Ukraine cease-fire violations
    Nov24

    PSCE reports spike in Ukraine cease-fire violations

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” The international monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine says it has recorded a sharp rise in cease-fire violations following several days of lower activity.The monitoring mission of the Organization for Security… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia arrests retired officer accused of spying for Ukraine
    Nov24

    Russia arrests retired officer accused of spying for Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s domestic security agency says it has arrested a retired navy officer in Crimea accused of spying for Ukraine.The Federal Security Service said Thursday that Leonid Parkhomenko was gathering information on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine seeks EU support for Russia sanctions
    Nov24

    Ukraine seeks EU support for Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is pressing top European Union officials to keep sanctions pressure up on Russia while the EU seeks reassurance that Ukraine is doing its utmost to battle corruption.Poroshenko… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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