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  • Two more top separatist leaders abandon eastern Ukraine battle

    Two more top leaders from the armed insurrection in eastern Ukraine resigned Thursday as government forces closed in on the last two strongholds of the 4-month-old uprising. Igor Girkin, who reportedly bragged of shooting down a Ukrainian jet on the day...
  • Ukraine wants Russian FA sanctioned for accepting Crimea clubs

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's football federation has called on soccer's world and European governing bodies FIFA and UEFA to sanction the Russian Football Union (RFU) for bringing Crimean clubs into its league structure. Three Crimean teams - TSK...
  • Ex-leader's estate embodies Ukraine's past, present, hope for future

    Ex-leader's estate embodies Ukraine's past, present, hope for future
    On a summer's day in the park, children gripped Frisbees and ice cream cones as they tottered next to distracted parents. A wedding party simulated a conga line for a patient cameraman. A trio of twentysomething men sipped kvass, a favorite only-looks-...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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....
  • From foes to brothers in arms: Ukraine police and protesters unite

    From foes to brothers in arms: Ukraine police and protesters unite
    "Run for cover, everybody; get the hell out of here, on the double!" the leader of the commando unit shouted over his shoulder to the men behind him, his voice echoing eerily in the pitch-black basement. "It is a booby-trap. Watch your step for more wires...
  • 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...