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  • Ukraine fighting rages; Putin accuses U.S. of arming Kiev government

    Ukraine fighting rages; Putin accuses U.S. of arming Kiev government
    Ukrainian troops and separatists battled for control of a strategic railway junction on Tuesday, with each side blaming the other for violating a weekend cease-fire meant to end 10 months of combat in eastern Ukraine. Day’s end brought competing...
  • Talks on Ukraine end; Putin, Poroshenko to hold weekend phone call on peace initiative

    Talks among the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on a peace initiative for Ukraine ended early Saturday with an announcement that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart would discuss a proposal to end the fighting in a four-...
  • Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts

    A cease-fire was declared in eastern Ukraine at a minute after midnight Sunday, kindling slender hopes of a reprieve from a conflict that has claimed more than 5,300 lives. But within two hours of the cease-fire's scheduled start, the warring sides...
  • Polish presidential candidate vows better ties with Russia

    The presidential candidate for Poland's main left-wing party on Saturday criticized what she called the Polish government's antagonistic attitude to Russia, saying she would be willing to speak directly to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Magdalena...
  • EU puts 19 more individuals on its Ukraine sanctions list

    The European Union has added 19 more individuals, including a Russian deputy minister of defense, on its sanctions list for their actions linked to the fighting in eastern Ukraine, in a move strongly criticized by Moscow. The EU published the list, which...
  • Putin visit to Hungary shows he still has friends in Europe

    Russian President Vladimir Putin travels to Budapest on Tuesday to meet the leader some Hungarians cast as his alter ego — "Little Putin." It's a striking moniker for Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who rose to international prominence in...
  • Ukraine cease-fire largely holding, Debaltseve still tense

    A cease-fire that went into effect Sunday in eastern Ukraine appeared largely to be holding, although continued fighting over a bitterly contested railway hub is threatening to upend the delicate settlement. The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and...
  • Rebels and Ukrainian authorities jointly evacuate residents from battle-scarred eastern town

    In the freezing, muddy winter that plagues eastern Ukraine, dozens of buses rolled down a highway Friday, bringing a glimmer of hope to those trapped for weeks in the crossfire of a relentless war. The government-held town of Debaltseve, a key railway...
  • Putin says Russia doesn't want war, but criticizes alleged attempts to hold country back

    Vladimir Putin says Russian doesn't want to fight anyone but is warning against what he sees as foreign attempts to impede the country's development. The Russian president's remarks on Saturday to a trade union congress in the resort city of Sochi came...
  • Ukraine's conflict a complicated puzzle

    Ukraine's conflict a complicated puzzle
    Ukraine's president pushed Saturday for a quick cease-fire in his country's troubled east, insisting that the conflict must be resolved and not "frozen," and pressed Kiev's case to be supplied with defensive weapons. Petro Poroshenko spoke amid a hectic...
  • Ukraine crisis dominates security conference with Western powers, Russia

    MUNICH, Germany Serious tension consumed an international security conference Saturday as the United States and its allies traded blame with Russia for the fighting in eastern Ukraine, fueling uncertainty about a new diplomatic effort by France and...