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  • 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-...
  • 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 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...
  • Eastern Ukraine holds separatist referendum

    Eastern Ukraine holds separatist referendum
    Some residents of this eastern Ukrainian city voted for independence Sunday in expectation of soon having their region annexed by Russia. Others cast "yes" votes as what they considered a first step toward demanding more regional autonomy while...
  • Petro Poroshenko taking the reins of a deeply divided Ukraine

    "Welcome to hell." That was acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk's greeting to fellow citizens when he was named in late February to hold the besieged and indebted country together until a new president could be elected. But even with...
  • Ukraine's new president vows to pursue peace

    Ukraine's new president vows to pursue peace
    As skirmishing with pro-Russia separatists continued in eastern Ukraine, billionaire Petro Poroshenko was sworn into office Saturday as the fifth president of post-Soviet Ukraine. The 48-year-old chocolate magnate offered a peace plan to resolve the...
  • Progress reported in Ukraine-Russia talks but fighting continues

    Ukraine's Foreign Ministry reported progress Monday after a second day of talks with a Moscow envoy aimed at ending the fighting between government forces and pro-Russia separatists in the east. Violence continued, however, in the besieged, militant-...
  • 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...
  • Ukrainian forces retake control in city held by rebels, official says

    Ukrainian security forces on Friday retook control of an industrial city in the country's east that had been held by separatists, a top official in the government said. Troops swept into Mariupol in the restive Donetsk region about 4:50 a.m. and battled...
  • Ukraine leader calls for 'resolute response' after plane shot down

    Ukraine leader calls for 'resolute response' after plane shot down
    One week into office and facing the largest loss of life among Ukraine's forces in a single attack by separatists, the country's new president met Saturday with his security chiefs and called on them "to regain Ukrainian control over the state border...
  • Russian aggression driving Ukrainians toward EU, NATO, poll finds

    Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula and alleged support of pro-Russia separatists elsewhere in Ukraine are driving more and more Ukrainians to seek alliance with the European Union and NATO, a Kiev social researcher reported Wednesday....
  • 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...