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Kiev (Kiev Oblast, Ukraine)

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  • Ukraine ends ceasefire, attacks rebel positions

    Ukraine ends ceasefire, attacks rebel positions
    Ukrainian forces struck at pro-Russian separatist bases in eastern regions with air and artillery strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko announced he would not renew a ceasefire but go on the offensive to rid Ukraine of "parasites". His...
  • Pothole damage claims pile up in Chicago

    Pothole damage claims pile up in Chicago
    The recent brutal winter weather continues to take a chunk out of the city’s pocketbook, as claims for vehicles damaged when they hit potholes more than doubled for the year. More than 1,000 claims were filed with the City Council at its Wednesday...
  • Ousted Ukrainian leader Yanukovich laments country's loss of Crimea

    Ousted Ukrainian leader Yanukovich laments country's loss of Crimea
    MOSCOW — Ukraine's ousted president on Wednesday lamented the loss of Crimea to Russia as “a grave pain and tragedy very difficult to come to terms with” but insisted the current interim government in Kiev was solely responsible for...
  • Man hurt in Ukraine protest back home in Chicago

    Man hurt in Ukraine protest back home in Chicago
    A Chicago native who said he was injured while protesting at the Maidan in Kiev in mid-February has returned to Chicago and will be speaking about the conflict at 6 p.m. Saturday night at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art. George Sajewych, 68,...
  • Putin orders Russian troops to pull back from Ukraine border

    Putin orders Russian troops to pull back from Ukraine border
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Kremlin troops to pull back from the border with Ukraine after weeks of military exercises that the Kiev government and Western allies said heightened tensions between the two former Soviet republics....
  • Putin troop order signals Russia won't interfere in Ukraine election

    Putin troop order signals Russia won't interfere in Ukraine election
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered his troops to pull back from the border with Ukraine after weeks of military exercises, another signal that the Kremlin is trying to avoid overtly undermining its neighbor's Sunday presidential election...
  • European Film Academy Chairwoman Agnieszka Holland Calls for Release of Oleg Sentsov

    CANNES -- The board of the European Film Academy has called for the immediate release of Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov. Sentsov, who has been involved in supporting the Euro Maidan protests in Kiev and has opposed the annexation of Crimea by Russia,...
  • Crimea voters appear to overwhelmingly back rejoining Russia

    Crimea voters appear to overwhelmingly back rejoining Russia
    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — In the face of widespread international condemnation and the threat of punishing new sanctions on the Russian government, voters in Crimea appeared Sunday to overwhelmingly back a measure to break away from Ukraine and become...
  • White House accuses Russia of anti-U.S. propaganda war in Ukraine

    White House accuses Russia of anti-U.S. propaganda war in Ukraine
    The Obama administration's dispute with the Kremlin over the unrest in Ukraine has turned to a new controversy: whether heavily armed men in a grainy image are trigger-happy American mercenaries in Ukraine or a police SWAT team in New Orleans after...
  • Russia-China gas deal signals growing ties between former foes

    Russia-China gas deal signals growing ties between former foes
    A landmark natural gas deal with China offers Russia an alternative to markets in European countries angered by the Kremlin's stance on Ukraine, and highlights growing ties between the former rivals at a time when they are both at odds with Washington....
  • Russians take Ukraine's last land base in Crimea amid evacuation talks

    Russians take Ukraine's last land base in Crimea amid evacuation talks
    MOSCOW -- Russian troops stormed and captured the Ukrainian military’s last remaining land base in Crimea on Monday, a Ukrainian official said. The Russian commandos, backed by two helicopters and three armored personnel vehicles, attacked a...
  • U.S., allies to skip Sochi summit, meet in Brussels

    U.S., allies to skip Sochi summit, meet in Brussels
    President Barack Obama and major industrialized allies warned Vladimir Putin of damaging economic sanctions if he takes further action to destabilize Ukraine and also agreed to hold their own summit, skipping a planned G8 meeting in Sochi. Leaders of...