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  • Polish bikers to escort Russians' WWII ride through Poland

    The leader of a Polish bikers' group says its members will greet and accompany a group of Russian bikers to ensure their ride through Poland is peaceful and safe. Some 30 Russian bikers, including a nationalist group loyal to President Vladimir Putin,...
  • Czech president: Russian attack on Baltics would be suicidal

    Russia is unlikely to launch a military thrust against the Baltics because President Vladimir Putin "is not suicidal," Czech President Milos Zeman said Tuesday. The Baltic countries — Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania — were ruled by Moscow for...
  • European court blames Russia for fatal shooting of Moldovan

    Europe's top human rights court has ordered Russia to pay damages for the fatal shooting of a Moldovan man in 2012. Vadim Pisari, 18, was killed by a Russian soldier on Jan.1, 2012 as he was driving across a bridge in a part of Moldova where Russian,...
  • 100 years later, world debates: Were Armenian deaths genocide?

    YEREVAN, Armenia In the swank shops and tidy cafes that line the new pedestrian zone in Armenia's capital, there's barely a hint that nearly everyone here is the descendent of a generation that escaped with their lives in a harrowing flight from Ottoman...
  • Genocide dispute just one reason train doesn't run from Armenia to Turkey

    GYUMRI, Armenia The train to Turkey hasn't left the station in the Armenian border town of Gyumri for 22 years, and many here fear it never will. But if Turkey should unexpectedly reopen the gates, a lot of Armenians will be on board, eager to see the...
  • US to send Ukraine $18 million in food, health, shelter aid

    The United States will supply Ukraine with nearly $18 million in aid to provide shelter, food vouchers, potable water and health and sanitation in regions affected by fighting between government forces and pro-Russia fighters. The White House says Vice...
  • Ugly Olympic conflict breaks into open at Sochi conference

    Never in recent memory has the Olympic movement seen anything quite like this. It came like a thunderbolt Monday — an Olympic powerbroker publicly rebuking the IOC and its president at a global conference. Launching the withering broadside was...
  • US dispatches elite troops to train Ukrainians

    WASHINGTON Hundreds of elite American paratroopers on Monday began training Ukrainian soldiers in the highest-level training mission the United States has yet to undertake in that Eastern European nation. The Pentagon said that the assignment of 300 "Sky...
  • U.S. paratroopers in Ukraine to train fledgling national guard troops

    U.S. paratroopers on Monday began training the first of three Ukrainian national guard units in an operation intended to improve the fighting capabilities of the irregular troops that have been on the front lines of the year-old battle against Russian-...
  • Leader of al-Qaida-linked group in Russia's Caucasus killed

    Russian special forces have killed the leader of an al-Qaida-linked group operating in the Caucasus region of southern Russia, the national counterterrorism agency said Monday. Aliaskhab Kebekov took over the leadership of the Caucasus Emirate last...
  • Environmentalist flees Russia, citing fears for children

    Russia's leading environmentalist, whose fierce campaigning once threatened the interests of some of the country's richest men, has moved to Estonia to ensure she is not separated from her children. Yevgenia Chirikova, 38, is best known for a 2010...