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  • Ukraine reports advances in fight against separatists

    Ukrainian authorities claimed significant progress Tuesday in their off-and-on fight against Russian separatists in the east of the country, but the separatists said the claims were exaggerated. Parliament speaker Olexander Turchinov said Ukrainian army...
  • Obama offers military aid to Eastern European allies

    Obama offers military aid to Eastern European allies
    As fresh fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, President Obama sought Tuesday to reassure allies in Eastern Europe with a new offer of military aid to bolster security and counter what he called "provocative actions" by Russia. Obama promised to ask...
  • Obama praises Poland, vows to defend Eastern Europe

    Obama praises Poland, vows to defend Eastern Europe
    President Obama held up the success of a post-Communist Poland as a model for aspiring democracies on Wednesday as he vowed to defend a region long trampled by foreign forces from any future threats. “Here we see the strength of free nations...
  • Putin's actions in Ukraine sow fear across former Soviet empire

    President Obama’s pledge to defend allies in the former communist states of Eastern Europe and to seek $1 billion from Congress to bolster regional defenses might be Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nightmare come to life. Or, it might...
  • Obama, European allies threaten more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    President Obama and European allies on Thursday threatened additional sanctions in the coming weeks if Russia “continues provocations” in Ukraine, as the president warned against letting the West’s hard line against Moscow “drift.&...
  • Kremlin answers G-7 sanctions threat with carrots and sticks

    Kremlin officials sent mixed signals Thursday on their intentions in Ukraine, announcing that Russia’s ambassador will return to Kiev for Saturday’s inauguration of President-elect Petro Poroshenko but also blasting Ukraine’s interim...
  • Russia says Ukraine vote not valid without talks with separatists

    Russia says Ukraine vote not valid without talks with separatists
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday issued a veiled warning that the Kremlin won't recognize Ukraine's May 25 presidential election unless the Kiev government first submits to power-sharing talks with pro-Russia separatists in eastern...
  • Militants take another Ukraine city; EU adds to Russia blacklist

    Militants take another Ukraine city; EU adds to Russia blacklist
    The European Union added 15 names to its list of those sanctioned in response to worsening violence in Ukraine, where separatists clubbed their way into control of another regional government headquarters Tuesday. The EU blacklist, enacted more than a...
  • Ukraine leader concedes loss of control in occupied eastern regions

    Acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov conceded Wednesday that police have lost control of the eastern towns and cities occupied by pro-Russia gunmen and ordered a full military alert to prevent the separatist disruptions from spreading. At a...
  • A real risk of war

    Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea and threat to Ukraine are causing damage he perhaps did not anticipate: disorientation of the United States and profound division in Europe, especially in Germany, and in NATO. A real risk of war. American...
  • Ukraine separatists hunker down and hope Putin will come to their aid

     Ukraine separatists hunker down and hope Putin will come to their aid
    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — At the epicenter of the pro-Russia rebellion in eastern Ukraine, masked men on Friday raced around in commandeered police cars, blowing through stop lights and flying over speed bumps. Although it was a warm spring day, the...
  • Merkel asks Putin's help in freeing European hostages in Ukraine

    Merkel asks Putin's help in freeing European hostages in Ukraine
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to urge him to use his influence with pro-Russia militants holding seven European military observers hostage in eastern Ukraine, official sources in Berlin and Moscow...