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  • EU embrace of eastern partners turns lukewarm

    The European Union reaffirmed its partnership with six post-Soviet nations Friday but offered them no new prospects of future membership in the Western bloc at a summit overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis. The two-day meeting in Riga underlined that the...
  • A family comparison Jeb Bush may welcome

    WASHINGTON As Jeb Bush tries to turn the page on Iraq, he'll be inviting comparisons to another chapter of the family's foreign policy legacy when he kicks off an overseas tour next month. Bush's aides have described the weeklong foreign trip in economic...
  • Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife

    Both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, including torturing prisoners and summarily killing them, the Amnesty International rights group said in a report Friday. Amnesty said in a statement that it has heard from...
  • Kremlin spokesman: Russia wants to free 2 held in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Moscow is making efforts toward the release of two Russians held in Ukraine, but has declined comment on claims that they are soldiers. In video published Friday by the newspaper Novaya Gazeta, the two...
  • EU seeks to keep partnership with ex-Soviet nations on track

    The European Union on Thursday urged six post-communist countries to move closer to the 28-nation bloc as a way to resist Russia's "bullying tactics" and build a brighter future for their citizens. Speaking at the opening of a two-day summit in Riga,...
  • Ukrainian lawmakers suspend military cooperation with Russia

    Ukraine's parliament on Thursday voted to suspend military cooperation with Russia in a long-anticipated move signaling a further break in relations between the once-close partners. Kiev also produced what it claimed was fresh confirmation of involvement...
  • A look at EU-Russia tug-of-war over 6 east European nations

    A quarter century after the Iron Curtain that once divided Europe opened, the European Union nations and Russia are again involved in a tug-of-war, this time over six former Soviet Republics. EU leaders are courting the six at a special summit in Riga...
  • Ukrainian officer hit with 3rd charge in Russia

    A third charge has been filed against a Ukrainian military officer who has been behind bars in Moscow for nearly a year over the deaths of two Russian journalists in Ukraine. Nadezhda Savchenko, who worked as a spotter for Ukrainian troops fighting...
  • Ukraine open to hosting missile-defense system

    Ukraine is open to considering proposals to place a ballistic missile-defense system on its territory to ward off the risk of attacks from Russia, a senior Ukrainian defense official said Wednesday. So far no one has offered. Oleksandr Turchynov, the...
  • Correction: Ukraine-Russian Soldiers story

    In a story May 19 about two men identified as Russian soldiers who were captured in Ukraine, The Associated Press gave an incorrect last name for one of them on second reference. The man's last name is Alexandrov, not Smirnov. A corrected version of...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Macedonia, the latest US-Russia battlefield

    Macedonia is a poor, landlocked Balkan country of about 2 million. To the Kremlin, it's also the newest front in an ideological battle, with the U.S. fomenting regime change to counter Russia's influence. As is often the case, that view is correct to...