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  • Sundance 2015: As war escalates at home, two Ukrainians take on Putin

    Sundance 2015: As war escalates at home, two Ukrainians take on Putin
    As movie executives arrived at the Sundance Film Festival this week from places like Beverly Hills and the Upper West Side, Artem Ryzhykov took a more perilous route. The cinematographer and star of a new documentary titled “The Russian...
  • Indiscriminate rocket fire kills 30 in Ukraine as rebels launch offensive

    Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The Ukrainian president called the blitz a terrorist attack and NATO and the U.S....
  • Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists

    Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists
    Ukrainian troops have retreated from the artillery-shattered skeleton of what was once the country’s second-busiest airport after an eight-month battle apparently lost to pro-Russia separatists, Ukrainian officials conceded Thursday. Although...
  • Shelling in separatist-held Donetsk kills 13, dashes hopes of new peace for eastern Ukraine

    Hours after a new peace initiative for Ukraine began taking shape, mortar shells rained down Thursday on the center of the main rebel-held city in the east, killing at least 13 people at a bus stop. The deaths in Donetsk sparked wrath and grief that...
  • Trudy Rubin: Foreign policy still a muddle

    If anyone still needed proof of President Barack Obama's reluctance to let foreign policy distract from his domestic agenda, he provided an excess in his State of the Union address. In the brief foreign policy portion of the speech, Obama revisited his...
  • Putin said to shrink inner circle as Ukraine hawks trump tycoons

    MOSCOW Vladimir Putin isn't just angering leaders from Berlin to Washington. He's irking some of his richest friends, too, by snubbing their pleas to end the conflict in Ukraine and ostracizing all but a handful of hardliners. The ruble's plunge has...
  • East Ukraine separatists declare truce over, announce offensive

    MOSCOW A senior separatist leader in eastern Ukraine on Friday declared the five-month old truce over and announced an offensive to secure control of the whole Donetsk region. "There will be no ceasefires anymore," Alexander Zakharchenko, told students...
  • Airfare: Round trip LAX to St. Petersburg, Russia, is $543 on Aeroflot

    Airfare: Round trip LAX to St. Petersburg, Russia, is $543 on Aeroflot
    Here’s one way to bolster international tourism to Russia, which declined in 2014 partly because of unrest in Ukraine and Crimea: a round-trip fare from LAX to St. Petersburg, Russia, for $543, including all taxes and fees. It is for travel any...
  • Top official: Russians will 'eat less' to support Putin in face of Western sanctions

    Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, on Friday warned the West against trying to topple President Vladimir Putin and said that Russians are ready to sacrifice their wealth in Putin's support....
  • DAVOS WATCH: Lots to talk about: Deflation, oil prices, snowmen, Swiss franc, global warming

    The World Economic Forum kicks off in the Swiss ski resort of Davos with the goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and artists....
  • Russia accuses Poland of 'mockery of history' for crediting Ukrainians in Auschwitz liberation

    Russia has accused Poland of engaging in a "mockery of history" after the Polish foreign minister credited Ukrainian soldiers, rather than the Soviet Red Army, with liberating Auschwitz 70 years ago. The exchange underlines the deep tensions between...