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  • NATO aid to Ukraine likely to sharpen conflict with Russia

    NATO aid to Ukraine likely to sharpen conflict with Russia
    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited Kiev on Thursday to offer help from the Western alliance to shore up Ukraine’s defenses as government forces close in on pro-Russia separatists in the embattled east of the country. The NATO...
  • Renewed fighting flares between Armenia, Azerbaijan

    As the conflict between Ukraine and Russia flares into a sixth month, two other former Soviet republics are now engaged in renewed fighting over the remote, mountainous enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. A six-year war between Armenian and Azerbaijani...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Radiohead to Jim Croce

    Setting Times stories to music: From Radiohead to Jim Croce
    My desk at The Times faces out onto Spring Street and LAPD headquarters. Normally it’s a pretty dull view, a lot of gray concrete and slim ribbons of glass. But around 4:30 each afternoon, something quite wonderful happens: The shadow of what must...
  • Ukraine antigovernment protesters remain squarely planted in Kiev

    Ukraine antigovernment protesters remain squarely planted in Kiev
    Borys Vitaliy was happily married with a successful recycling business when protesters began gathering in the Ukrainian capital's Independence Square, also known as the Maidan, in November. His consciousness raised, Vitaliy spent two days glued to the...
  • Documentary 'Maidan' polarizes participants in Ukraine revolution

     Documentary 'Maidan' polarizes participants in Ukraine revolution
    Watching dramas or comedies in the cities where they were shot is a fairly common experience. But it's not often one views a film about a revolution just blocks from where the uprising happened. That surreal situation has been playing out over the...
  • Ukraine economy shrinks faster as conflict takes its toll

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's economic decline has accelerated as fighting between the army and pro-Russian separatists in the east took a heavy toll on industry and other economic activity in the last three months. The national statistics office said on...
  • 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-...
  • Is Russia ready to back off in Ukraine?

     Is Russia ready to back off in Ukraine?
    It's too early to declare an end to the crisis in Ukraine, where pro-Russia separatists continue, sometimes violently, to resist the authority of the central government. But in recent days there have been encouraging signs that Russia is willing to...
  • 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 peace plan: President offers rebels a unilateral cease-fire

    Ukrainian peace plan: President offers rebels a unilateral cease-fire
    Ukraine's president said Wednesday that he has a peace plan that would provide for a unilateral cease-fire on the part of government forces, giving pro-Russia separatists a chance to lay down their arms and end a weeks-long confrontation that has left...
  • Russia moving troops to Ukraine border, pressuring Kiev on EU pact

    Russia moving troops to Ukraine border, pressuring Kiev on EU pact
    Russia has sent thousands of additional troops to its border with Ukraine following the Kiev leadership's announcement that it will sign an economic association pact with the European Union next week. The NATO chief reporting the renewed Kremlin troop...