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  • Blast hits march in eastern Ukraine, killing 2

    A bomb blast killed two at a march in east Ukraine on Sunday on the first anniversary of the ouster of the country's Russia-friendly president, a gruesome counterpoint to the hopes spawned by a cease-fire agreement more than a week ago. An exchange of...
  • In Ukraine, tragic but fake death of heroic nurse who was actually a porn star

    BERLIN The story making the rounds on the Russian version of Facebook (Vkontakte) would be truly horrific, if not for the "truly" bit. A heroic young ethnic Russian nurse, working the front lines of the war between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia...
  • Is President Obama America's Nero?

    Is President Obama America's Nero?
    President Theodore Roosevelt said, “Speak softly, and carry a big stick.” More than a century later, President Barack Obama speaks loudly (and incessantly) and carries a twig. Like Nero of ancient Rome, Obama fiddles, takes selfies and...
  • Suffering Ukrainian currency takes another fall

    Ukraine's economy, which has been badly hit by more than a year of crisis, has suffered another blow with a sharp drop in the national currency, the hryvnia. On Monday, the hryvnia was trading about 9 percent below its level last week. In all, the...
  • U.S. weighs more sanctions against Russia over violations in Ukraine

    U.S. weighs more sanctions against Russia over violations in Ukraine
    The Obama administration is weighing a new round of sanctions against Russia in response to its continued "land-grabbing" in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement, Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday. Speaking to reporters in London,...
  • First Ukraine war prisoner exchange completed

    Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under cover of darkness at a remote frontline location Saturday evening, kicking off a process intended to usher in peace to the conflict-ridden east. One hundred and...
  • Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    Human rights groups have received dozens of complaints in the past month from Russian conscripts who say they have been strong-armed or duped into signing contracts with the military to become professional soldiers. The conscripts are then sent to...
  • US, Britain talk sanctions on Russia, but no clear plan yet

    The United States and Britain on Saturday discussed new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's week-old cease-fire showed further signs of unraveling, yet emerged with no clear plan for further targeting an economy that means far more to Europe. After...
  • Bomb blast at pro-Ukraine rally in Kharkiv kills 2; Kiev blames Russia

    Bomb blast at pro-Ukraine rally in Kharkiv kills 2; Kiev blames Russia
    A homemade bomb apparently hidden in a thin layer of snow exploded Sunday during a pro-Ukraine march in the eastern industrial city of Kharkiv, killing at least two people and wounding 11, authorities said. Four suspected perpetrators of the attack were...
  • Inside Debaltseve: War-weary Ukrainians welcome pause

    Inside Debaltseve: War-weary Ukrainians welcome pause
    Shell-shocked, exhausted and hungry, the residents of this nearly destroyed city are slowly emerging from their basements and bomb shelters to begin the arduous process of piecing their lives back together after living through months of some of the...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EST

    Afghan peace talks with Taliban could begin soon as president says hopes high for peace After more than a decade of warfare, negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban are set to begin, officials, diplomats and experts said as President...