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  • Land mine blast in east Ukraine kills 5 soldiers, wounds 3

    Ukraine says five of its soldiers were killed and three wounded when a land mine exploded in the east of the country, where government troops are fighting Russia-backed separatists. The presidential administration spokesman for the military operation,...
  • Russia mulls new selective sanctions against Western nations

    Russia will consider new selective retaliatory measures against some specific Western countries, the nation's security chief said Friday, pointing at Finland as a possible target. The tough statement appears to herald a new round in spiraling Russia-West...
  • Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine amid pricing dispute

    The Russian gas company Gazprom halted supplies to neighboring Ukraine on Wednesday after the collapse of pricing talks, a company official said — but an EU official said the dispute would not affect the flow of Russian gas to Europe. Gazprom CEO...
  • Russian opposition leader campaigns against voter apathy

    Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who organized massive street protests in Moscow against Vladimir Putin four years ago, had a much harder time drawing a big crowd in Siberia's largest city last month. Maybe it was the scorching heat of the short...
  • Forest fire blazes in Chernobyl off-limits zone

    Fire has engulfed a large section of the exclusion zone around the destroyed Chernobyl plant in Ukraine, Ukrainian authorities said on Tuesday. It was unclear if the blaze has hit parts of the zone heavily contaminated by radiation from the 1986...
  • Carter: NATO must bolster cyberdefense

    NATO must improve its ability to defend itself against cyberattacks before it tries to build its offensive cyberwarfare capabilities, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told alliance leaders Wednesday amid rising tensions with Russia, which has proven its...
  • Putin manages to stabilize ruble, but Russian economy still staggers

    Putin manages to stabilize ruble, but Russian economy still staggers
    Russia's ruble has been on a roller-coaster ride, posting the second-biggest drop in value of world currencies in 2014, then bouncing back this year with the highest rise against the dollar, euro, pound and yen. The ruble's dizzying comeback, though, is...
  • NATO: Risk of return to heavy fighting in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin isn't finished using his military in eastern Ukraine, the top U.S. military commander for NATO said Thursday as the U.S. and its allies outlined additional support for Kiev, including aid in defusing roadside bombs. U.S....
  • Russia's 'saber-rattling' threatens stability, US says

    WASHINGTON Six years after then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the Obama administration wanted to "reset" relations with Russia, the temperature is falling instead of rising. It hasn't plunged to Cold War levels, but despite cooperation in...
  • Europe seeks to counter Kremlin success pushing world view

    Larry King's back on the air, beaming his high-octane brand of talk to households around the world. Where can you catch him? Kremlin-backed TV. Moscow wants you to pay better attention to what it's saying, and to better reach your eyes and ears it's...
  • White House: Putin calls Obama, discuss Ukraine, IS, Iran

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama spoke by telephone Thursday and discussed continued tensions in eastern Ukraine and the fight against the Islamic State in the Middle East. The last time the men spoke was in February, the...