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  • Ukraine says intercepted communications prove Russian-backed rebels attacked city, killed 30

    Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. The attack on...
  • Noah Smith: Democracy is the best ingredient for economic growth

    As China and Russia have surged in power during the past 15 years, more and more people have started to wonder if democracy is really the best economic system. For example, consider Hungarian President Viktor Orban's comments last July: The global...
  • In interview, Syrian president dismisses negotiations with 'puppets' as Moscow talks to begin

    Russia and Syria played down any hopes of a breakthrough in talks set to begin Monday in Moscow, while much of the opposition shied away. The four-day gathering in Moscow, billed as a meeting to "establish personal contact" between some opposition...
  • Russian hockey league aims to slash salary cap as country battles economic crisis

    The Kontinental Hockey League's president says he wants to slash its salary cap as clubs struggle financially in Russia's economic crisis. Dmitry Chernyshenko told Russian media Saturday he wants to cut the 1.1 billion ruble ($17 million) salary cap by...
  • Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city of Mariupol; President calls the shelling a terrorist act

    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....
  • Russian Trio tour includes six nights in leading cities

     Russian Trio tour includes six nights in leading cities
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: The Russian Trio is a six-night tour from EuropeToo that explores Moscow, Novgorod and St. Petersburg. Priced from $1,928 per person...
  • Ice cracking under Americans' blades

    Mind the gap. The person in charge of that for U.S. Figure Skating is very aware it is growing larger and more dangerous for the sport's future in this country every year. "I look at the numbers all the time," Mitch Moyer said. The numbers in...
  • Pro-Russian rebels reject previously signed peace deal, launch new offensive against Ukraine

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine rejected a previously signed peace deal Friday and launched a new multipronged offensive against Ukrainian government troops, upending recent European attempts to mediate an end to the fighting. The main separatist...
  • 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....
  • 30 killed, 102 injured in missile attack on Ukraine port city

    30 killed, 102 injured in missile attack on Ukraine port city
    Thirty civilians were killed and102 wounded in missile attacks Saturday on Mariupol, an industrial center and seaport in southeast Ukraine, officials said. The Grad missiles struck a day after Donetsk region pro-Russia separatist leader Alexander...