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  • Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation

    Police in the capital of Russia-annexed Crimea have detained demonstrators trying to take part in an unauthorized motorcade to observe the anniversary of the mass deportation of Crimean Tatars. Tatars, a Turkic ethnic group, ruled the Black Sea peninsula...
  • Blasts, manhunt, trial, healing: Boston's longest marathon

    The champions were already across the finish line — the elite marathoners, the ones whose names would go in the books. And Associated Press photographer Charlie Krupa had set himself up amid the celebrative crowd and snapped their triumphant...
  • Painting looted by Nazis causes US extradition fight

    A Russian art dealer living in New York is fighting extradition to Poland to face charges accusing him of refusing to turn over an 18th-century painting taken from a Polish museum by the Nazis during World War II. Lawyers for Alexander Khochinskiy were...
  • AVB tastes success in Russia

    After rough spells in London, Andre Villas-Boas is tasting success in Russia. The man known as AVB arrived at Chelsea in 2011 amid a blizzard of headlines hailing him as the heir to Jose Mourinho - a young Portuguese coach who, like Mourinho, had won a...
  • Russian troops captured in Ukraine treated in Kiev hospital

    Two wounded Russian soldiers captured while fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine have been transferred to a hospital in Kiev, Ukrainian officials said Monday as Moscow once again firmly denied any involvement in the fighting. The Russians were wounded...
  • US's Nuland meets with Russians to back Ukraine cease-fire

    The United States wants to help solidify a shaky cease-fire and support efforts to resolve political and humanitarian concerns in Ukraine's rebellious east, a top U.S. diplomat said Monday after meeting with Russian counterparts. U.S. Assistant Secretary...
  • Ukraine to prosecute captured Russian soldiers for 'terrorist crimes'

    Ukraine to prosecute captured Russian soldiers for 'terrorist crimes'
    Two Russian special forces soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine will be prosecuted for "terrorist crimes" committed during a mission of sabotage that killed a government soldier, Ukraine's State Security Service chief said Monday. The capture of the two...
  • Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite fails after launch

    A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned Saturday shortly after its launch — the latest mishap to hit Russia's troubled space industry, whose Soviet-era glory has been tarnished by a series of launch failures. The rocket, a...
  • Ukraine says 2 Russian officers captured near rebel area

    The Ukrainian government on Sunday claimed to have captured two Russian officers who were operating in the rebel-controlled area. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Sunday the two Russian officers have been taken prisoner by the...
  • Russia's Vladimir Putin plays with NHL veterans, scoring 8 goals

    Russia's Vladimir Putin plays with NHL veterans, scoring 8 goals
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has played in an exhibition hockey game and scored one goal after another on assists from retired NHL players. Putin's team won 18 to 6, with eight of those goals made by the 62-year-old president, most of them on...
  • Cambodia deports fugitive Russian tycoon

    Cambodia deported a fugitive Russian tycoon Sunday who was living illegally in the Southeast Asian country after he was accused of embezzling $175 million in his homeland. Accompanied by Russian authorities, Sergei Polonsky was put on a flight to...