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  • Ceremonies in Armenia, Turkey recall 100 years of pain

    ISTANBUL In a message to Armenians on the centennial of the mass deportations and massacres during World War I, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that Turkey recognizes "the sorrowful events" of a century ago. In a message read by a...
  • Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

    The United States, Russia and other Arctic countries looked past Ukraine's civil war and other tensions Friday, vowing to cooperate on preventing oil spills near the North Pole and combating climate change in a region warming faster than any other....
  • Poland bans 'provocative' Russian bikers loyal to Putin

    Polish authorities said Friday they will not allow a nationalistic Russian motorcycle group loyal to President Vladimir Putin to enter Poland, but insisted the move is not political and was made in part because Polish authorities would not be able to...
  • Ukraine calls for arms supplies as Russian troops worry NATO

    KIEV, Ukraine Ukraine urged its allies to send it weapons and accused rebels of persistent cease-fire violations as NATO warned about an increase in Russian troop movement both near and across the border. Russia said it was concerned about U.S. plans...
  • Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine

    As oil-rich Kazakhstan votes for a president Sunday, the governing elite is pounding home a mantra of stability as fears percolate about the country's massive Russian minority taking inspiration from the Moscow-backed insurgency in Ukraine. With...
  • France still undecided about delivery of warship to Russia

    French President Francois Hollande says he has still not decided on whether France will deliver a Mistral-class warship to Russia amid growing speculation that he could choose to refund it. France suspended the delivery "until further notice" last year...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Deaths of Western hostages a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes' in wartime Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the "heartbreaking tragedy" of accidental civilian deaths caused by U.S. military strikes in...
  • Chechen leader to men: Fire on unauthorized federal troops

    In defiance of those in Moscow eager to curb his powers, Chechnya's strongman leader told his security forces to open fire on Russian federal troops if they tried to operate in the region without his approval. Russian law enforcement agencies have been...
  • New Pentagon strategy warns of cyberwar capabilities

    A new Pentagon cybersecurity strategy lays out for the first time publicly that the U.S. military plans to use cyberwarfare as an option in conflicts with enemies. The 33-page strategy says the Defense Department "should be able to use cyber operations...
  • Meet The Moscow Mule

    Meet The Moscow Mule
    Enjoying something of a comeback since its 1950s apex, the Moscow Mule has about as much to do with Russia as the UConn Huskies do with Alaska. In fact, the drink probably has more of a Connecticut than Soviet connection. According to popular lore,...
  • NATO: Big military build-up on Russia-Ukraine border

    NATO's chief on Thursday reported a sizeable Russian military buildup on the border with Ukraine that he said would enable pro-Moscow separatists to launch a new offensive with little warning. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Russia has...