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  • UN rights office: Death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000

    More than 6,000 people have died in eastern Ukraine since the start of the conflict almost a year ago that has led to a "merciless devastation of civilian lives and infrastructure," the U.N. human rights office said Monday. Hundreds of civilians and...
  • A weak Russian economy won't stop Putin

    A weak Russian economy won't stop Putin
    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...
  • Thousands rally in Moscow to honor slain foe of President Putin

    Thousands rally in Moscow to honor slain foe of President Putin
     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. The marchers...
  • Nemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim,' investigators say

    Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power. Russian investigators,...
  • Russia detains Ukrainian parliament member over Odessa fire

    Moscow police have detained a member of Ukraine's parliament as he was taking part in a march mourning a slain Russian opposition figure. Ukraine's parliament has protested the detention. The federal Investigative Committee said Alexei Goncharenko was...
  • Biden welcomes pending passage Ukrainian economic plan

    Vice President Joe Biden is welcoming plans by the Ukrainian government to pass legislation next week to help stabilize the country's economy. The White House says Biden expressed his approval during a conversation Saturday with Ukrainian President Petro...
  • World leaders mourn Russia's Boris Nemtsov as a courageous activist

    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...
  • Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

    The piecemeal pullback of heavy weapons Friday from the line separating government and rebel forces in Ukraine has boosted the prospects for peace, although both sides are warning of their readiness to resume fighting if necessary. The withdrawals are in...
  • Boris Nemtsov, prominent Putin critic, is gunned down in Moscow

    Boris Nemtsov, prominent Putin critic, is gunned down in Moscow
    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...
  • Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in restive east

    A Ukrainian photojournalist was killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine on Saturday as the cease-fire deal brokered by Western leaders seems to fail to silence the guns completely. Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian troops has...
  • OSCE officials say Ukraine is at crossroads of war and peace

    Top officials of the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Ukraine said Friday the country is at a crossroads between war and peace. Ertugrul Apakan, head of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, told the U.N. Security Council that in...