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  • 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...
  • Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite crashes after launch

    Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite crashes after launch
    Saturday’s launch dealt another setback to the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos. A Proton rocket carrying a satellite for the Mexican government crashed in Siberia just minutes after liftoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. An “...
  • Russia's 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 assists...
  • Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite crashes in Siberia after liftoff

    A Russian Proton-M rocket malfunctioned shortly after it blasted off early Saturday from its launchpad in Kazakhstan, crashing in Siberia along with the Mexican satellite it was intended to put into orbit. It was the second Russian space mission failure...
  • Timeline of events in 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. A federal jury on Friday sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death. ___ March 2011: Russian FSB intelligence security service...
  • Russia ready to receive French refund for undelivered ship

    The annulment of a contract for France to deliver a warship to Russia wouldn't strain ties between the countries, the Kremlin said Friday. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said at a briefing that it's up to France to deliver the...