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  • Kiev, Western allies condemn entrance of Russian convoy into Ukraine

    Russia on Friday defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government’s consent, drawing widespread condemnation for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....
  • U.S. says Russia will 'bear consequences' for move into Ukraine

    The Obama administration Friday condemned the unauthorized entry of a Russian convoy into embattled eastern Ukraine, warning that the Kremlin would "bear additional consequences" for the move. Unless Russia removes the convoy it "will face additional...
  • Ukraine defiant on national day, rebels parade captives

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine marked its independence day on Sunday with a military march-past in Kiev intended to send a message of defiance to Russia, but pro-Moscow rebels countered by parading captured Ukrainian troops through the streets...
  • Germany's vice-chancellor backs 'federalization' in Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's vice chancellor has spoken out for a "federalization" of Ukraine once fighting between Ukrainian and Russian separatist forces in the eastern part of the country has ended. Chancellor Angela Merkel said, however, that...
  • Russian Deputy PM says no plans to ban McDonald's: Itar-Tass

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian authorities are not planning to close the McDonald's chain in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich was quoted saying on Saturday, after inspectors visited a number of restaurants run by the fast-food company....
  • Russian officials say aid convoy completed mission, has left Ukraine

    A long convoy of Russian trucks left Ukraine on Saturday, concluding a controversial mission to deliver aid to civilians in cities caught up in fighting between pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian security forces. Russia’s decision to send the...
  • Merkel dampens hopes of breakthrough at Putin-Poroshenko talks

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Sunday that closely watched talks next week between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko in Minsk were unlikely to deliver a breakthrough that would resolve the crisis...
  • Russia denies its aircraft violated Finland's airspace: reports

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's defense ministry has denied that a Russian aircraft entered Finnish airspace, local media quoted the ministry as saying on Sunday. Finland's defense ministry said a day ago it suspected a Russian state aircraft briefly entered...
  • Striking a balance when cultures collide

    A Russian matchmaker finds pain and love in America
    As soon as Yana Donetskaya landed in America in 2003, she did what she knew how to do best: find a husband. "I am a 26-year-old woman from Yekaterinburg in the heart of Russia, which makes me a perfect mix of Western culture and Eastern wisdom," she...
  • Chuck Todd to replace David Gregory as NBC 'Meet the Press' moderator

    Chuck Todd to replace David Gregory as NBC 'Meet the Press' moderator
    Following a sustained ratings slide, NBC is shaking up its Sunday morning newsmakers show, “Meet the Press,” by replacing moderator David Gregory with the network’s resident political wonk, Chuck Todd. NBC said Thursday that Gregory,...
  • Russian aid convoy rolling toward Ukraine without Red Cross escort

    Russia's emergency services ministry dispatched a 280-truck convoy said to be carrying humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine on Tuesday while officials in Kiev warned that Russian military vehicles and personnel won't be allowed through the border. The...