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  • Russia's Putin fires governor arrested on corruption charges

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday fired the governor of a far-flung region who has been arrested on charges of corruption. Alexander Khoroshavin, governor of the island of Sakhalin just north of Japan, was arrested earlier this month on...
  • Diplomat John Tefft navigates sticky US-Russia relations

    So, what exactly is the state of U.S.-Russian relations? "Difficult," said John Tefft, the Madison Wis.-born, Marquette University-educated U.S. ambassador to Russia. In an interview this week with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Tefft reflected on...
  • NATO military chief: Alliance needs to better share intel

    NATO's top commander in Europe said Wednesday that alliance nations must be willing to share their intelligence faster if its new rapid-reaction force is to be effective in countering threats. "Now we only share our intelligence well when we are scared,"...
  • AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    Shocking violence exploded in Tunisia last week as extremist gunmen killed 21 people, mostly foreign tourists, at the Bardo museum in Tunis. Russian President Vladimir Putin joined with singer Larisa Dolina to celebrate the first anniversary of Moscow'...
  • Ukraine's president dismisses powerful regional governor

    Ukraine's president acted to quell a potential source of fresh political unrest Wednesday by dismissing the truculent billionaire governor of a region neighboring areas where fighting is still taking place between government and separatist forces. The...
  • Pro-Ukraine demonstrators in Belarus assail Russian policy

    About 2,000 opposition activists marched Wednesday through the Belarusian capital to condemn Russia's policy and express solidarity with Ukraine. Demonstrators carried a placard reading "Russia is War," a reference to Moscow's support for a separatist...
  • Russia's heavy drinkers turn to moonshine, cleaning products

    As the economic crisis sweeps through Russia, a dangerous trend is emerging in this heavy-drinking country: the rise in consumption of potentially lethal moonshine, medical alcohol or even cleaning products. Layoffs, wage cuts and price increases are...
  • AP PHOTOS: Russia's Nenets celebrate Reindeer Herders' Day

    It's a holiday celebrated annually in Russia's Yamal-Nenets region in the Arctic. For the indigenous nomadic Nenets people, Reindeer Herders' Day offers a chance to show their prowess in wrestling, high jumps and other traditional local sports, but,...
  • Syria's opposition says it won't attend new Moscow talks

    Syria's main Western-backed opposition group says it will not attend the next round of peace talks in Moscow on the Syrian conflict. The Syrian National Coalition's representative to the U.N., Najib Ghadbian, told reporters Wednesday that his group had...
  • Russian hopes of money, glory die on Ukraine battlefields

    Russian hopes of money, glory die on Ukraine battlefields
    When Alexander Zhitinev left in November to fight with the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine, winter had just begun unleashing its fury on the wind-lashed steppe of this impoverished 18th century frontier town. Zhitinev's work as a mechanic...
  • Sweden, NATO report Russian military planes over Baltic Sea

    The Swedish Air Force and NATO jets on Tuesday tracked four Russian combat aircraft flying with their transponders turned off over the Baltic Sea, officials said. The Russian planes — two long-range, nuclear-capable Tu-22M3 bombers and two Sukhoi...