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  • Pro-Russia police help foil Ukraine crackdown in east

    Pro-Russia police help foil Ukraine crackdown in east
    MOSCOW — Ukrainian police sympathetic to pro-Russia separatists occupying government buildings helped thwart a threatened crackdown Monday, undermining the government's credibility and encouraging the gunmen to grab more facilities. Ukraine's...
  • Standing up to Russia

    Perhaps Russia can be induced to pull its troops back from the border with Ukraine and to abandon efforts to destabilize what is left of that country after its illegal annexation of Crimea. It's not a sign of weakness for the United States and other...
  • Russian plane makes 'provocative' passes near U.S. Navy destroyer

    Russian plane makes 'provocative' passes near U.S. Navy destroyer
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian fighter aircraft made repeated low-altitude, close-range passes near a U.S. ship in the Black Sea over the weekend, the Pentagon said on Monday, condemning the action at a time of heightened U.S.-Russian tensions over...
  • After success on Iran, U.S. Treasury's sanctions team faces new challenges

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This is what the modern American war room looks like: the clocks on the wall show the times in Kabul, Tehran and Bogota. The faces around the conference table are mostly young. There is talk of targets, and of middle-of-the-night...
  • White House: Obama to call Putin, not considering lethal aid for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday said President Barack Obama would speak to Russian President Vladimir Putin soon, perhaps later in the day, and made clear the United States was not considering lethal aid for Ukraine. "We are looking at a...
  • Ukraine ultimatum to separatists thwarted by pro-Russia police

    Ukraine ultimatum to separatists thwarted by pro-Russia police
    MOSCOW -- A threatened sweep by Ukrainian armed forces to oust pro-Russia gunmen occupying government buildings in eastern Ukraine failed to materialize after local police in the besieged venues apparently refused to take part in the proclaimed "anti-...
  • Kiev's grip loosening on restive eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Staff working for Serhiy Taruta, the steel baron appointed by Kiev as governor of the restive Donetsk region, say he is hard at work in the regional capital, but cannot disclose where exactly for security reasons. The...
  • No crackdown as separatist unrest spreads in Ukraine

    No crackdown as separatist unrest spreads in Ukraine
    Pro-Russian separatists on Monday ignored an ultimatum to leave occupied government buildings in eastern Ukraine while another group of rebels attacked a police headquarters as a threatened military offensive by government forces failed to materialise....
  • Use of force in Ukraine could start civil war: Russian envoy

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Any use of armed force against pro-Russian demonstrators in eastern Ukraine could spark a civil war, Moscow's envoy to the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said on Monday. "The (Ukrainian) acting minister of...
  • Gucci takes direct control of Moscow shops

    MILAN (Reuters) - Italian fashion and leather brand Gucci, which is owned by French group Kering , has taken direct control of its shops in Moscow and will open two new sales outlets in the Russian capital, the company said on Monday. The label founded...
  • Ukraine's interim leader threatens separatists with crackdown

    Ukraine's interim leader threatens separatists with crackdown
    MOSCOW — Vowing that the Russian takeover of Crimea would not be repeated elsewhere in the east of his country, Ukraine's interim president gave separatists until Monday to lay down their arms and surrender government buildings they have seized or...