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  • CANNES: Program for the Russian Pavilion in Cannes Unveiled

    LONDON -- The program of events for the Russian Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival has been unveiled. The gala opening of the Pavilion will be held May 15, at which speakers will include Vyacheslav Telnov, head of the Cinema and Modernization...
  • Ukraine peace deal falters as rebels show no sign of surrender

    Ukraine peace deal falters as rebels show no sign of surrender
    An agreement to avert wider conflict in Ukraine was faltering on Monday, with pro-Moscow separatist gunmen showing no sign of surrendering government buildings they have seized. U.S. and European officials say they will hold Moscow responsible and...
  • Putin changes law to ease citizenship for Russian speakers

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin approved on Monday legal amendments to make it simpler for Russian speakers in the former Soviet Union to acquire Russian citizenship, the Kremlin said on Monday. The changes follow Russia's...
  • Putin playing the long game over Russian kin in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's decision last week to sign a peace accord on Ukraine does not mean that the Kremlin is backing down, rather that President Vladimir Putin is prepared to be patient in pursuit of his ultimate objective. That aim, his own...
  • Russia's Lavrov says Ukraine 'crudely violating' Geneva deal

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused Ukraine on Monday of violating an accord reached in Geneva last week aimed at averting a wider conflict between the two neighbors. "Steps are being taken - above all by those who seized...
  • Putin says signs decree to rehabilitate Crimea Tatars

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he had signed a decree rehabilitating Crimea's Tatars and other ethnic minorities, who suffered under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. "I have signed a decree to rehabilitate the Crimean...
  • What Putin wants, and how he plans to get it

    It was tempting to look at last week's diplomatic agreement to pull Ukraine back from the brink of war and see the beginning of a grand compromise between Russia and the West. Tempting, but mistaken. Vladimir Putin is still winning most of what he...
  • Russian and Ukrainian officials trade blame for continued violence

    Russian and Ukrainian officials trade blame for continued violence
    WASHINGTON — The fragile diplomatic accord to resolve the Ukraine crisis frayed Sunday as an armed clash erupted in eastern Ukraine and top Russian and Ukrainian officials, appearing on television talk shows, each demanded the other side lay down...
  • A quick end won't serve Vladimir Putin's purposes in Ukraine

    Amid low expectations, it came as a surprise to Western diplomats when Russia signed off on an agreement calling for armed separatists in eastern Ukraine to lay down their weapons and surrender the public buildings they have been occupying for weeks....
  • U.S. should stay out of Ukraine mess [Letter]

    U.S. should stay out of Ukraine mess [Letter]
    News about Ukraine is disturbing, but it's time the European Union takes control of the matter and the United States stays in the background ("Moscow's Achilles heel," April 17). I don't like what's happening in the region, but there's no need for...
  • Pope denounces 'wastefullness' in Easter address

    Pope denounces 'wastefullness' in Easter address
    Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa. "We ask you, Lord Jesus, to put an end to all...