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  • Ukraine says rebels firing rocket launchers again

    Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday. The army said in a statement that rebels fired Grad rockets Monday...
  • Biden implores Ukraine to do more to fight corruption

    Vice President Joe Biden is imploring Ukraine's leaders to investigate and prosecute corruption that is rampant throughout the government. Biden says in a video message to a global aid conference for Ukraine that Russia is most fearful of a Ukraine...
  • Ukraine's rebels mete out rough justice in authority vacuum

    A bruised rebel fighter in battle fatigues is tied to a traffic pole, avoiding glances as a crude message hung about his neck flutters in the wind: "I am a marauder. I beat up and robbed my countrymen." The man's captors were not his foes, but fellow...
  • GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo

    The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes it harder for the president to empty the detention...
  • Ukraine leader sees country ready for EU entrance in 5 years

    Ukraine's president said at a high-level summit with European Union officials Monday that his country will be able to meet conditions to apply for EU membership within five years. While Kiev looks to the distant future, however, anxiety is heightening...
  • Polish border guards refuse entry for 10 Russian bikers

    Polish border guards on Monday blocked 10 nationalistic Russian bikers loyal to President Vladimir Putin from entering Poland as part of a ride to commemorate the Red Army's victory over Nazi Germany 70 years ago. The bikers — who have stirred...
  • Not just Armenia: Other little known 20th century massacres

    This week is being marked as the 100th anniversary of the killings of more than a million Armenians during the dying days of the Ottoman Empire. Despite considerable opposition from the Turkish government, the anniversary is bringing renewed attention...
  • U.S. takes helm of Arctic Council, aims to focus on climate change

    U.S. takes helm of Arctic Council, aims to focus on climate change
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry took the helm of the Arctic Council on Friday on behalf of the United States, vowing to protect the delicate northern environment newly exposed by melting polar ice to the developed world's quest for energy and a swifter...
  • Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

    The United States, Russia and other Arctic countries looked past Ukraine's civil war and other tensions Friday, vowing to cooperate on preventing oil spills near the North Pole and combating climate change in a region warming faster than any other....
  • Ukraine calls for arms supplies as Russian troops worry NATO

    KIEV, Ukraine Ukraine urged its allies to send it weapons and accused rebels of persistent cease-fire violations as NATO warned about an increase in Russian troop movement both near and across the border. Russia said it was concerned about U.S. plans...
  • Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine

    As oil-rich Kazakhstan votes for a president Sunday, the governing elite is pounding home a mantra of stability as fears percolate about the country's massive Russian minority taking inspiration from the Moscow-backed insurgency in Ukraine. With...