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  • Kremlin spokesman: Russia wants to free 2 held in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Moscow is making efforts toward the release of two Russians held in Ukraine, but has declined comment on claims that they are soldiers. In video published Friday by the newspaper Novaya Gazeta, the two...
  • EU seeks to keep partnership with ex-Soviet nations on track

    The European Union on Thursday urged six post-communist countries to move closer to the 28-nation bloc as a way to resist Russia's "bullying tactics" and build a brighter future for their citizens. Speaking at the opening of a two-day summit in Riga,...
  • Ukrainian lawmakers suspend military cooperation with Russia

    Ukraine's parliament on Thursday voted to suspend military cooperation with Russia in a long-anticipated move signaling a further break in relations between the once-close partners. Kiev also produced what it claimed was fresh confirmation of involvement...
  • A look at EU-Russia tug-of-war over 6 east European nations

    A quarter century after the Iron Curtain that once divided Europe opened, the European Union nations and Russia are again involved in a tug-of-war, this time over six former Soviet Republics. EU leaders are courting the six at a special summit in Riga...
  • Ukrainian officer hit with 3rd charge in Russia

    A third charge has been filed against a Ukrainian military officer who has been behind bars in Moscow for nearly a year over the deaths of two Russian journalists in Ukraine. Nadezhda Savchenko, who worked as a spotter for Ukrainian troops fighting...
  • Ukraine open to hosting missile-defense system

    Ukraine is open to considering proposals to place a ballistic missile-defense system on its territory to ward off the risk of attacks from Russia, a senior Ukrainian defense official said Wednesday. So far no one has offered. Oleksandr Turchynov, the...
  • Kerry to meet with Putin in Sochi, State Department says

    Kerry to meet with Putin in Sochi, State Department says
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry will meet Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials in the southern Russia city of Sochi, a State Department spokeswoman said Monday. The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed that Kerry...
  • Correction: Ukraine-Russian Soldiers story

    In a story May 19 about two men identified as Russian soldiers who were captured in Ukraine, The Associated Press gave an incorrect last name for one of them on second reference. The man's last name is Alexandrov, not Smirnov. A corrected version of...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Macedonia, the latest US-Russia battlefield

    Macedonia is a poor, landlocked Balkan country of about 2 million. To the Kremlin, it's also the newest front in an ideological battle, with the U.S. fomenting regime change to counter Russia's influence. As is often the case, that view is correct to...
  • Like Ukraine, Georgia is now torn between Russia and the West

    TBILISI, Georgia It might seem like a golden moment of opportunity for the citizens of the small Black Sea nation of Georgia: The European Union will decide later this week during a summit of its leaders whether to allow Georgians to travel to Europe...
  • Economic toll of conflict builds up for Ukraine

    There seems to be no bottom for Ukraine's economy. The extent of the damage caused by the conflict in the country's east was highlighted in a report showing the economy had shrunk by almost a fifth since the violence began last year. Other indicators...