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  • 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...
  • Ukraine PM says welfare boost requires economic growth

    Ukraine's prime minister says there will be no increase to welfare payments until the poverty-stricken country emerges from its security and economic crisis. Arseniy Yatsenyuk told lawmakers Friday that the immediate priority lay in restoring the...
  • NATO: Big military build-up on Russia-Ukraine border

    NATO's chief on Thursday reported a sizeable Russian military buildup on the border with Ukraine that he said would enable pro-Moscow separatists to launch a new offensive with little warning. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Russia has...
  • Kerry urges Russia to remove forces from Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Russia to remove forces from eastern Ukraine and press Ukrainian separatists into observing a cease-fire. The State Department says Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (SEHR'-gay LAHV'-rahf) spoke by...
  • Russia claims US troops in eastern Ukraine

    Russia's Defense Ministry says U.S. military instructors are training Ukrainian national guardsmen in urban fighting techniques in the eastern regions where Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatist rebels have fought for the past year. The claim...
  • U.S. warns of new Russian buildup in Ukraine

    Russia has sent arms and drone aircraft into eastern Ukraine and is concentrating troops along the tense border, a buildup that is raising concern about a new escalation in the conflict, the State Department said Wednesday. Russia, which is supporting...