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Section: Associated Press (USA)

      Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine
      Apr08

      Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine

      ZHDANIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The colony of cats living on the grounds of the Zhdanivka penitentiary disappeared when battles in east Ukraine peaked. Talk in the prison is that inmates ate them when food deliveries stopped…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Czech president, US envoy in rare public spat over Ukraine
      Apr06

      Czech president, US envoy in rare public spat over Ukraine

      PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milos Zeman and the U.S. ambassador are in a rare public dispute over Zeman’s decision to attend a Russian military parade, and the country’s prime minister and Czech lawmakers are siding with the American…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Russia’s role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels
      Apr03

      Russia’s role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels

      YENAKIEYEVE, Ukraine (AP) — On a recent spring morning, an important visitor watched Russian-backed rebels conduct infantry maneuvers in eastern Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

      American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia
      Apr01

      American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

      MOSCOW (AP) — Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia – one year after U.S. and European Union sanctions against his adopted country over its aggression in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine
      Mar30

      Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine

      DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A rebel leader in eastern Ukraine has accused the Kiev government of blocking a political solution for the conflict that has claimed more than 6,000 lives…. …read more Source: Associated...

      AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive
      Mar27

      AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive

      KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister has told The Associated Press that Russia plans to eliminate his country as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim…. …read more Source: Associated...

      2 Ukraine officials arrested on live TV during gov’t meeting
      Mar25

      2 Ukraine officials arrested on live TV during gov’t meeting

      KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian police officers charged into a televised government meeting Wednesday and detained two top officials on suspicion of extorting bribes…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce
      Mar23

      Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

      SHYROKYNE, Ukraine (AP) — To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their off-roaders through private gardens hugging a precipice along the Azov Sea…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations
      Mar21

      Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations

      NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — With cameras and clipboards in hands, teams of blue-jacketed international observers drive around the muddy countryside of eastern Ukraine looking for rocket launchers and artillery…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Georgians hit by fallout from trouble in Russia, Ukraine
      Mar21

      Georgians hit by fallout from trouble in Russia, Ukraine

      TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — For Mariam Matiashvili, Georgia’s crumbling tourist trade is a health risk…. …read more Source: Associated...