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  • Explosion hits chem plant in rebel-held city; Kiev says 1,500 Russian troops enter Ukraine

    A powerful explosion rocked a chemical plant and set it on fire Monday outside the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, where fierce fighting has surged despite a renewed diplomatic push for peace. In Washington, President Barack Obama...
  • If talks on Ukraine fail, Obama would consider sending arms, he says

    If talks on Ukraine fail, Obama would consider sending arms, he says
    President Obama acknowledged Monday that he is considering arming Ukraine’s military if a diplomatic push fails to yield a cease-fire with Russia-backed separatists, but he sounded skeptical that sending weapons would defuse the conflict that has...
  • French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine

    In a new push for peace, the leaders of France and Germany headed Thursday to Kiev with a proposal to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal weapons, something...
  • EU puts off new Russia sanctions for a week, awaits four-way Ukraine peace talks in Minsk

    The European Union decided Monday to temporarily hold off slapping sanctions on more Ukrainian separatists and Russians pending the outcome of possible peace talks this week. With the leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine due to hold...
  • No arms to Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Ukrainian rebels his country backs clearly have the upper hand going into planned a summit meeting with Western leaders in Belarus on Wednesday . In recent weeks Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of...
  • Obama weighs sending arms to Ukrainian government

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama said Monday that he was considering sending lethal aid to Ukraine but was holding back on a decision while hoping that economic sanctions and diplomatic talks would persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin to withdraw...
  • Obama, Merkel: Russian aggression reinforces Western unity

    President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel rallied behind efforts to reach a long-shot diplomatic resolution to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine Monday, but they offered no clear path for how the West would proceed if talks this...
  • Ukraine-Russia peace talks revived as separatists gain ground, US officials debate arming Kiev

    As Russian-backed separatists gain ground in eastern Ukraine, efforts to broker peace appeared to gain momentum Sunday, with leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine announcing plans for four-way talks this week. The proposed meeting Wednesday in...
  • Opera house in east Ukraine's separatist stronghold battles against odds, keeps spirits alive

    Death and drama play out on the streets in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk almost daily. Inside the city's opera house, the strains of Tchaikovsky's tragic masterpiece "Eugene Onegin" briefly drowned out the boom of artillery fire Saturday. For...
  • Arming Ukraine could backfire

    To the editor: Professor Rajan Menon's skepticism of arming the Ukrainians is certainly at odds with the view of Secretary of Defense-designate Ashton Carter, who is "very much inclined" to provide arms to Ukraine. ("Want to arm Kiev? Better have a Plan...
  • Ukraine president pushes for quick cease-fire and defensive weapons as mediators seek momentum

    Ukraine's president pushed for both a quick cease-fire in his country's troubled east and defensive weapons from the West, as mediators sought momentum Saturday for a deal to stem the fighting at Europe's edge. Petro Poroshenko and Russian President...