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  • Ukraine cease-fire in peril; Merkel urges Putin to respect it

    Six civilians and an unknown number of fighters were killed in artillery barrages in violation of a 10-day-old cease-fire in Ukraine, spokesmen for both government and pro-Russia separatist forces said Monday in accusing each other of waging the attacks....
  • Pussy Riot says found supporters, autograph-seekers in Russian prisons

    By Scott Malone CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept 15 (Reuters) - Two members of Russia's Pussy Riot protest group found supporters of their opposition to President Vladimir Putin during their almost two years in prison, even fielding autograph requests from guards,...
  • Fresh shelling in Ukraine's Donetsk puts ceasefire under more strain

    KIEV (Reuters) - Fighting broke out again in Ukraine's rebel-held city of Donetsk on Monday as President Petro Poroshenko prepared to unveil a risky plan to give the separatist-minded east "special status" in a bid to end a conflict that has killed over...
  • Putin, Merkel stress maintenance of Ukraine ceasefire: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the importance of maintaining the ceasefire in Ukraine in a phone conversation on Monday, the Kremlin said in a statement. "The development of the...
  • Russian TV Producer Ksenia Batanova Attacked: Report

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- Ksenia Batanova, a leading producer and anchor at Russian independent news channel Dozhd, has been hospitalized after being beaten by unidentified assailants near her home in Moscow. Batanova was hit in the face...
  • Business leaders propose Ukraine steer course between West, Moscow

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Ukraine should seek special trade deals with Russia as well as the European Union and consider military non-alignment to help stabilize its economy and secure peace, top business leaders convened by the World Economic Forum said on...
  • Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine

    Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine
    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Fighting flared near an airport in eastern Ukraine on Saturday in breach of a fragile eight-day ceasefire as the prime minister accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of planning to destroy his country. Prime Minister...
  • Crimean critics call foul as region votes in first Russian election

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Six months after Russia annexed Crimea, residents of the Black Sea peninsula cast their first votes in a Russian election - an election many of them are calling unfair and undemocratic. Campaigning before Sunday's local and regional...
  • America's still ready to lead

    America's still ready to lead
    It's a reality of our age that this nation is not free to tune out the world's problems and just focus on matters inside our borders. There are destabilizing forces of all kinds out there. Many are a legacy of 9/11. Others stem from the Cold War's end...
  • Ukrainian refugees on edge as they flood into Russia

    Ukrainian refugees on edge as they flood into Russia
    Tatiana Poludnitsina fled her home in the eastern Ukrainian town of Luhansk in her robe and flip-flops after artillery shells hit it in mid-August. With the help of strangers, she crossed the border into Russia, where she now resides in a temporary...
  • Riot Fest, where the punk comes in all sizes and generations

    Riot Fest, where the punk comes in all sizes and generations
    Hundreds of fans stood shivering in the rain for 75 minutes to listen to two Russian women speak about how they came to be imprisoned for participating in a feminist protest. The scene played out at Riot Fest, which celebrated its 10th year over the...