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  • Joe Biden arrives in Ukraine as militants seize more buildings in east

    KIEV, Ukraine — Vice President Joe Biden on Monday embarked on a mission to show U.S. support for Ukraine's embattled interim leaders as pro-Russia gunmen took over more government buildings in eastern Ukraine and the Kremlin's top diplomat blamed...
  • Russian social network CEO fired, opposition figure convicted

    Russian social network CEO fired, opposition figure convicted
    Russia's space for free speech suffered two further blows Tuesday when a Moscow court convicted Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny of slander and a social network founder who provided a platform for dissent was fired and fled abroad. Pavel Durov, founder...
  • Russia warns it will 'respond' if interests in Ukraine attacked

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday accused the United States of orchestrating the Ukraine crisis for geopolitical gain and warned that Russia will "certainly respond" if its interests in Ukraine are attacked. In an interview with state-...
  • Ukraine says it cleared pro-Russia gunmen from eastern town

    Ukraine says it cleared pro-Russia gunmen from eastern town
    DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian government troops on Wednesday claimed to have swept out pro-Russia gunmen from a town in embattled eastern Ukraine, an operation the Kremlin warned could spark retaliation. The Ukrainian Interior Ministry statement...
  • Russians reject Western sanctions as illegitimate and ineffective

    Russians reject Western sanctions as illegitimate and ineffective
    MOSCOW — Russian officials on Thursday declared U.S. and European sanctions imposed following Moscow’s takeover of Crimea as illegitimate, ineffective and ”not based on international law.” Even as President Obama announced a...
  • Putin completes annexation of Crimea for Russia

    Putin completes annexation of Crimea for Russia
    MOSCOW -- Russian leader Vladimir Putin completed his nation's annexation of Crimea on Friday, signing legislation to make the Ukrainian breakaway peninsula part of Russia. Putin appeared to be in high spirits chairing Russia's Security Council...
  • Ukraine signs political accord with European Union

    Ukraine signs political accord with European Union
    LONDON — Ukraine was tugged in opposite directions Friday in a reminder of the Cold War past, with the government in Kiev pushing westward through closer ties to the European Union and Russia pulling Crimea eastward by formally annexing it....
  • Vladimir Putin, Russia's human tank

    Vladimir Putin, Russia's human tank
    MOSCOW — There was no one to stop him. That's why Russian President Vladimir Putin was able to seize the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine with barely a whisper of internal resistance. Recovering the region that was part of Russia for centuries has...
  • Ukraine's loss of Crimea has NATO examining its core mission

    Ukraine's loss of Crimea has NATO examining its core mission
    BRUSSELS — Last fall, nearly 6,000 NATO troops, mostly in Eastern Europe and the Baltics, trained to repel an invasion by a fictional country that bore an uncanny resemblance to Russia. Five months later that scenario no longer seems so remote....
  • Russia antagonist Tymoshenko will run for Ukraine presidency

    Russia antagonist Tymoshenko will run for Ukraine presidency
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Yulia V. Tymoshenko, the former prime minister of Ukraine who led her nation's "Orange Revolution," declared her intention to run for the presidency, pledging Thursday to lead her nation out of economic and political turmoil and "return"...
  • Ex-boxer Vitali Klitschko withdraws from Ukrainian presidential race

    KIEV, Ukraine -- Former heavyweight boxing champion-turned-politician Vitali Klitschko withdrew from Ukraine's presidential race Saturday, throwing his support to a liberal billionaire. Klitschko, one of three leaders who coordinated recent popular...
  • U.S., Russia diplomats agree to work with Ukraine to solve crisis

    U.S., Russia diplomats agree to work with Ukraine to solve crisis
    WASHINGTON – The top U.S. and Russian diplomats agreed Sunday to work with Ukrainian officials to ease the crisis triggered by Russia’s decision to annex Crimea, but remained far apart on most other key points after four hours of talks in...