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  • Ukraine blockade of rebel territory fosters resentment

    Tears welled up in Vera Pavliy's eyes as she stood outside the bank, looking as if she had just gotten lost. The 76-year-old was stuck behind the battle lines in the east Ukraine town of Kurakhove with no money and no way to get home. The war that...
  • Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine

    House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans stepped up the pressure on President Barack Obama to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. In a letter to the president on...
  • Russia denounces arrival of U.S. military trainers in Ukraine

    Russia denounces arrival of U.S. military trainers in Ukraine
    Russia's Foreign Ministry on Thursday called the arrival of U.S. military trainers in western Ukraine a “provocation” and warned Ukrainians that they should rethink the consequences of hosting Western forces. “U.S.-Ukrainian military...
  • Italian prime minister in Moscow to discuss Russia-EU ties

    Italy's prime minister visited Moscow on Thursday in a bid to repair ties that have been hurt by Russia-West tensions over Ukraine. Most Western leaders have shunned Moscow as relations have plunged to their lowest point since the Cold War. Italian Prime...
  • EU extends asset freeze on ex-Ukraine leader for a year

    The European Union has extended for a year an asset freeze on former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and others in his administration linked to the misuse of state funds. The EU said in a statement Thursday that its measures target "persons subject...
  • Russia launches military drills in the southwest

    Russia's military on Thursday launched maneuvers of air defense forces in the southwest of the country, the latest in a series of frequent drills amid tensions with the West. The Southern Military District, where the exercises will take place, includes...
  • Poland: Stronger Ukraine army can decrease conflict

    Strengthening Ukraine's army and supplying it with weapons could prevent an escalation of the conflict and would serve Europe's interests, a top Polish security official said Thursday. Stanislaw Koziej, the head of Poland's National Security Office,...
  • A year after Russia took Crimea, stronger Ukraine military braces for long fight

    KIEV, Ukraine The irony of a year of war with Russia is that Ukraine today is far better prepared to defend itself than it was last March, after Russian troops invaded the Crimean peninsula. It's been a year of hard lessons and costs that few thought...
  • Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine

    A rebel-held city scarred by months of conflict in eastern Ukraine suffered more tragedy Wednesday when a methane gas explosion in a coal mine killed at least 24 workers and left nine missing. As rescue efforts stretched past sundown, separatist...
  • Ex-Ukraine minister arrested in Spain for embezzlement

    Spanish police have arrested former Ukraine finance minister Yuri Kolobov, who is accused of embezzling millions of euros in state funds. A Civil Guard statement Thursday said Kolobov was detained in the eastern coastal town of Altea where he is believed...
  • Ukraine bans Russian media outlets from official events

    Russian news agency Tass says that Russian media outlets are no longer granted access to official events in Ukraine. Tass quoted an unidentified Ukrainian foreign ministry official as saying, "from this week we no longer accredit Russian media." On Feb....