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  • Crimea euphoria fades for some Russians

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - When she was asked to give up a day's pay to help Crimea, Russian hospital therapist Tatyana could not hide her anger - why should she subsidise others when struggling to make ends meet herself? Living in southern Russia close to the...
  • Ukraine: Capture of rebel stronghold Slaviansk a turning point in war

    Ukraine: Capture of rebel stronghold Slaviansk a turning point in war
    Ukrainian security officials said Sunday they were in full control of the former rebel stronghold of Slaviansk after re-taking it in a victory which President Petro Poroshenko said could mark a turning point in the fight against the separatists....
  • After Slaviansk's fall, splits open in Ukraine rebel ranks

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Allies compare him to the general who forced Napoleon's armies out of Russia and support him in his role as the pro-Moscow separatists' defense chief in eastern Ukraine, but for some rebel leaders Igor Girkin's orders carry...
  • Moscow accuses U.S. of 'kidnapping' accused Russian hacker

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of violating a bilateral treaty and "kidnapping" a Russian accused of hacking into U.S. retailers' computer systems to steal credit card data. The U.S. Department of Homeland...
  • Rebel leader threatens offensive action in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) - A separatist leader in eastern Ukraine warned Kiev that pro-Russian rebels would take the offensive again after regrouping forces in the region's biggest industrial hub of Donetsk. "We're not preparing ourselves for a siege, we're...
  • Putin says Russia must boost arms exports: RIA news agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia should boost its arms exports to help the industry upgrade and add more high-end jobs to the labor market, President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying on Monday. Russia is the focus of military tensions with the West over...
  • Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud charges

    Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud charges
    Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of kidnapping the 30-year-old son of a Moscow lawmaker after detaining him in the Maldives and flying him to Guam to face charges of trafficking in stolen credit card information. Russian...
  • 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...
  • Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists agree to new peace talks

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine and Russia backed a new cease-fire plan Wednesday as a Kiev government assault intensified and apparently drove pro-Russia separatists into retreat from their stronghold in the city of Donetsk. The agreement to restart...
  • Ukraine's Independence Day

     Ukraine's Independence Day
    Good news: It's been a terrible few days for Russian President Vladimir Putin's grand ambition to resurrect the former Soviet Union and bear-hug neighboring countries into submission. Putin has tried to strong-arm Ukraine's new president, Petro...
  • Ukraine's president seeks new crisis talks at weekend, fighting rages

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine has proposed a time and a place for talks on Saturday on reaching a durable ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels and is awaiting a reply, the president's website said, as fighting in the east killed 13 servicemen. The website did...
  • Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine after Poroshenko ends cease-fire

    Ukrainian government forces targeted pro-Russia militants with artillery and air strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko said he wouldn't renew a cease-fire that was repeatedly violated during its 10 days in force. "Termination of the cease-...