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  • Ukraine's interim president issues ultimatum to separatists in east

    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...
  • Russia appears to be behind Ukraine violence, U.S. envoy to U.N. says

    Russia appears to be behind Ukraine violence, U.S. envoy to U.N. says
    WASHINGTON -- The outbreak of violence in eastern Ukraine appears to have been provoked by Moscow, the American ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday. “It has all the tell-tale signs of what we saw in Crimea,” Ambassador Samantha...
  • A cold case with connections to Cuba?

    MIAMI When Cuban exiles Lilian Rosa Morales and husband Manuel Ramirez were murdered in an execution-style shooting in Coral Gables, Fla., shortly after midnight on Feb. 2, 1995, most news reports on the case focused on Morales. After all, Morales, 25,...
  • Trudy Rubin: Putin plays long game

    Despite Russia's Crimean landgrab and its massing of troops on the Ukrainian border, Western leaders still refuse to recognize the mind-set of Vladimir Putin. U.S. officials still hope he will negotiate a "compromise" with the Kiev government rather than...
  • Shell committed to Russia expansion despite sanctions

    NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell is committed to expansion in Russia, Chief Executive Ben van Beurden told Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting on Friday amid sanctions imposed on the country after its annexation of Ukraine's...
  • Condoleezza Rice is all wrong on Ukraine crisis

    Condoleezza Rice has re-emerged in the midst of the Ukraine crisis, and she is offering unhelpful advice. Rice, who served as national security adviser and then secretary of state under President George W. Bush, is taking the neoconservative line on...
  • Kerry condemns anti-Semitic leaflet in eastern Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemned as "grotesque" on Thursday the distribution of leaflets in eastern Ukraine that appeared to call on Jews to register with separatist, pro-Russian authorities. Though purported authors of the...
  • Ukraine deal reached; Russia agrees to de-escalate tensions

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration will hold off on new sanctions against Russia as part of a deal struck Thursday that calls for Moscow to stand down outlaw militias and take other steps to restore calm to volatile eastern Ukraine. The agreement,...
  • The long reach of Putinismo

    Tell me your Ukraine and I will tell you who you are. The Ukrainian crisis is a political Rorschach test, not just for individuals but also for states. What it reveals is not encouraging for the West. It turns out that Vladimir Putin has more admirers...
  • Ukraine talks yield an unexpected agreement

    Ukraine talks yield an unexpected agreement
    Diplomats from the East and West had an unexpected meeting of the minds Thursday and drafted a plan for tamping down hostilities in eastern Ukraine by disarming rogue gunmen and restoring government sites seized by pro-Russia militants to their...
  • Russia agrees to 'de-escalation' plan for Ukraine at Geneva talks

    Russia staved off further Western sanctions over its support for separatist militants in eastern Ukraine by reaching an agreement with the top U.S., European and Ukrainian diplomats that aims to "de-escalate" tensions between the former Soviet republics...