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    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...

    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...

    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 president to push EU leaders on Russia (AFP)
    Nov24

    Ukraine president to push EU leaders on Russia (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will press EU leaders on Thursday to hold firm against Russia amid fears that US President-elect Donald Trump may ditch the Western coalition against Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats
    Nov23

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats

    A 23-year-old law graduate has been appointed to lead a campaign in Ukraine to purge officials tainted by corruption of the ousted regime – the second woman in her early 20s with little experience appointed to a top job in the past week. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian teacher held for trying to sell schoolgirl, 13 (AFP)
    Nov23

    Ukrainian teacher held for trying to sell schoolgirl, 13 (AFP)

    Kharkiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – A school teacher on Wednesday appeared in court in Ukraine after allegedly trying to sell a 13-year-old schoolgirl under her care for more than $10,000. …read more Source: The West...

    Germany, France propose Ukraine meeting in Minsk next week
    Nov23

    Germany, France propose Ukraine meeting in Minsk next week

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany’s foreign minister says he and his French counterpart have proposed a meeting next Tuesday with their Russian and Ukrainian colleagues to discuss peace efforts in eastern Ukraine.Frank-Walter Steinmeier told… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats
    Nov23

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Ukraine’s justice minister has appointed a 23-year-old law graduate to lead a campaign to purge of officials tainted by corruption of the ousted regime.The so-called lustration was a key demand of anti-government… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Dead Tararua  trampers named
    Nov23

    Dead Tararua trampers named

    One of two trampers who died during an overnight walk in the Tararua Range at the weekend was a married Ukrainian man with two children. …read more Source: Otago Daily...

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