| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:00 AM
The Ukrainian platoon commander sat in a burned-out armored vehicle on the edge of the Donetsk airport runway with the body of his comrade in the driver's seat next to him. He could hear the separatist fighters who had killed the man just yards away in...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:22 PM
Ukraine's president on Wednesday accused Russia of moving additional troops and military hardware into his country, a charge the Moscow quickly denied amid intense fighting in eastern Ukraine.
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland,...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 4:14 PM
Shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk killed at least six civilians Tuesday, as fighting intensified between government and rebel forces.
AP reporters saw the bodies of two people who were killed while waiting for a bus in the separatist-...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 10:11 AM
Western politicians and pundits should be more careful with their predictions for the Russian economy: Reports of its demise may prove to be premature.
Bashing the Russian economy has lately become a popular pastime. In his State of the Union address...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 2:54 PM
Tens of thousands of people marched through the rain in Moscow on Sunday, bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down late Friday night.
| Feb 28, 2015
| 5:59 PM
World leaders on Saturday joined allies of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Y. Nemtsov in mourning the loss of a tireless advocate for democracy in a country increasingly dominated by an autocratic ruler.
Hundreds brought flowers to a bridge near...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 7:19 PM
Boris Y. Nemtsov, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critics, was shot dead in the shadow of St. Basil's Cathedral near Red Square early Saturday on the eve of a massive opposition march to show defiance on Kremlin aggression against...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Fighting has eased between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russia separatists in recent days as both sides have begun to withdraw heavy weapons but the greater danger now confronting Ukrainians is collapse of their debt-strangled economy.
| Feb 27, 2015
| 4:41 AM
Separatist fighters in east Ukraine moved rocket launchers to a location 43 miles back from the front line with government troops Friday in the first confirmed compliance with a cease-fire agreed earlier this month.
Associated Press journalists in the...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 11:39 AM
Ukrainian defense officials and leaders of the separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine announced Thursday that they were moving tanks and other heavy weaponry away from the front lines in a belated effort to abide by the conditions of a European-...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:10 PM
European diplomats gathered in Paris on Tuesday in an attempt to rescue the battered peace plan for Ukraine but failed to agree on any censure of the warring factions that have continued to fight in spite of the truce proclaimed nearly two weeks ago....