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Kiev (Kiev Oblast, Ukraine)

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  • Malaysia jet downing reveals Putin losing his grip [Commentary]

    Malaysia jet downing reveals Putin losing his grip [Commentary]
    Vladimir Putin may be many things -- a cold-blooded thug, a power-hungry autocrat, a paranoid xenophobe, a self-impressed narcissist -- but he is not a great leader. Hardliners in both Russia and the United States are convinced tough guys rule best, but...
  • Putin's land grab [Editorial]

    Putin's land grab  [Editorial]
    Russia's annexation of Crimea today came despite U.S. and European threats to impose economic sanctions if President Vladimir Putin moved to take back the former Russian province that was ceded to Ukraine decades ago. Mr. Putin evidently calculated he...
  • Ukraine crisis worries Clarksville Peace Corps veteran

    Ukraine crisis worries Clarksville Peace Corps veteran
    When Peggy Walton returned to Ukraine six months ago, 20 years after a two-year stint as a Peace Corps volunteer, she only wanted to quell her own restlessness and satisfy her curiosity about how the country had changed.  Little did the retired Howard...
  • Ukraine in crisis [Editorial]

    Ukraine in crisis  [Editorial]
    The new Ukrainian government in Kiev is under mounting pressure to keep the country from unraveling as pro-Russian demonstrators in Kharkiv, Donetsk, Lugansk and other eastern cities occupy government buildings and demand to be reunited with Moscow....
  • Moscow's Achilles heel [Editorial]

    Moscow's Achilles heel  [Editorial]
    With Russian troops amassed along its border and Kremlin-backed separatists in control of major cities in eastern Ukraine, the government in Kiev is facing the gravest threat to its survival since the breakup of the former Soviet Union a generation ago....
  • It's all relative [Commentary]

    It's all relative [Commentary]
    Some things are binary. They either are or they aren't. You can't be sort of pregnant or partially certifiable; it's one or the other — like being a Yankees or a Red Sox fan. Yet when it comes to international affairs, little is so cut-and-dried....
  • For Baltimore Ukrainian community, events a world away hit home

    For Baltimore Ukrainian community, events a world away hit home
    The violence in Ukraine struck a home in Roland Park when Marta Zahalak began hearing from relatives through email and Facebook about her late husband's nephew, a physicist who was killed after traveling hundreds of miles to Kiev for anti-government...
  • Russian trucks enter Ukraine without OK; Ukraine says it won't attack

    A massive Russian truck convoy pushed through Ukraine’s eastern border on Friday without the Kiev government’s permission or a Red Cross escort, prompting Ukraine’s national security chief to accuse Moscow of committing a “direct...
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border

    Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border
    Ukraine declared on Friday that Russia had launched a "direct invasion" of its territory after Moscow sent a convoy of trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian rebels are fighting government forces. NATO called it a blatant breach...
  • Austrian Airlines resumes service to eastern Ukraine

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Lufthansa unit Austrian Airlines restarted flights to the eastern Ukrainian cities of Kharkov and Dnipropetrovsk on Friday that had been suspended after the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet in the region in July. The decision...
  • Ukraine tensions knock stocks as dollar waits on Yellen

    Ukraine tensions knock stocks as dollar waits on Yellen
    LONDON (Reuters) - The high-flying dollar steadied on Friday as markets waited for steers on U.S. monetary policy, while escalating tensions over Ukraine halted a strong run-up by European stocks. Fears the conflict would worsen before next week's...
  • NATO condemns Russia's action, sees build-up of forces near Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen condemned Russia on Friday for sending a "so-called humanitarian convoy" into Ukraine without the consent of Kiev and accused it of escalating the crisis. Kiev accused Moscow earlier on...