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  • Putin points finger at Ukraine in downing of Malaysia Airlines jet

    Putin points finger at Ukraine in downing of Malaysia Airlines jet
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday again attempted to sidestep any blame in connection with last week's downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet and demanded that international teams be ensured safe access to the crash site. "Everything should be done...
  • In war-torn Ukraine, a film festival as tonic

    In war-torn Ukraine, a film festival as tonic
    In early May, this picturesque city on the Black Sea suffered a surprising, gruesome tragedy. Forty-eight people were killed when Ukrainian nationalists and pro-Russian separatists faced off in a bloody street fight that culminated in a fire at a trade-...
  • Ukraine prime minister: 'Russia is on the dark side'

    Ukraine prime minister: 'Russia is on the dark side'
    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk had harsh words for Russia and President Vladimir‎ Putin on Monday, saying the country is "on the dark side," blaming it again for the downing  of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and demanding that it close its...
  • Ukraine promises 'adequate response' after plane shot down, 49 killed

    Ukraine promises 'adequate response' after plane shot down, 49 killed
    Pro-Russian separatists shot down an army transport plane in east Ukraine on Saturday, killing 49 servicemen and dealing a blow to a military campaign to defeat the rebels and hold the country together. President Petro Poroshenko promised an "adequate"...
  • Poroshenko shakes up Ukrainian armed forces with new appointments

    Poroshenko shakes up Ukrainian armed forces with new appointments
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko shook up his country's beleaguered defense forces Thursday with new appointments to head the Defense Ministry, the general staff and a military advisory office in his presidential administration. The appointments...
  • Ukraine government forces recapture separatist stronghold

    Ukraine government forces recapture separatist stronghold
    Government forces recaptured a flashpoint area of eastern Ukraine from pro-Russian rebels on Saturday, and Ukraine said its blue and yellow flag was flying again over what had been the separatist redoubt of Slaviansk. A Reuters reporter saw a convoy of...
  • Pro-Russia rebels bomb bridges to slow advance of Ukrainian troops

    Pro-Russia rebels chased from eastern Ukraine strongholds blew up three bridges leading to the regional capital of Donetsk on Monday in an apparent effort to thwart the further advance of a reinvigorated Ukrainian army. Government troops took four key...
  • As separatists press attacks, Putin vows to respect Ukraine vote

    As separatists press attacks, Putin vows to respect Ukraine vote
    Russian President Vladimir Putin asserted Friday that he is ready to deal with whoever wins Ukraine's presidential election. But his latest vow to facilitate a return of elected leadership in Kiev coincided with new attacks and incursions by pro-Russia...
  • Ukraine's president vows to seal borders, seek cease-fire this week

    Ukraine's president vows to seal borders, seek cease-fire this week
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vowed Monday to recover control over his country's eastern borders by the end of this week and propose a cease-fire with pro-Russia separatists whose nearly three-month battle with government troops has taken 300...
  • Two Russian journalists killed in Ukrainian attack on separatists

    Two Russian journalists killed in Ukrainian attack on separatists
    Two Russian television journalists were killed Tuesday in a Ukrainian military attack on a militant roadblock near the eastern city of Luhansk, stirring accusations by the Russian government and media that Kiev's troops are targeting civilians. Reporter...
  • Blast hits Russia-Europe gas pipeline in central Ukraine

    Blast hits Russia-Europe gas pipeline in central Ukraine
    An explosion ripped through a natural gas pipeline in central Ukraine on Tuesday in what the country's interior minister said might have been an act of sabotage. Officials at Russian energy giant Gazprom said the blast along the Urengoy-Pomary-...
  • Ukrainian exit polls indicate chocolate magnate won presidential vote

    Ukrainian exit polls indicate chocolate magnate won presidential vote
    Ukrainians braved armed separatists in the east and epic storms in the capital, Kiev, on Sunday to cast ballots for a new president to restore legitimate leadership in their country three months after a rebellion toppled the last head of state. An...