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  • Russian news report says Putin approved Ukraine invasion before Kiev government collapsed

    BERLIN A Russian newspaper claims to have an official government strategy document outlining the invasion of Ukraine that was prepared weeks before the Ukrainian government collapsed last year. The editor of Novaya Gazeta, Dmitri Muratov, reported the...
  • AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine's Maidan protests in Kiev

    The "Heavenly Hundred" is what Ukrainians in Kiev call those who died during months of anti-government protests in 2013-14. The grisliest day was a year ago Friday — Feb. 20, 2014 — when sniper fire tore through crowds on the capital's main...
  • Biden: Russia can't claim separatists alone behind attacks

    Vice President Joe Biden says Russia can't keep hiding behind the "false claim" that separatists are solely responsible for recent military operations in eastern Ukraine. Biden spoke by phone Friday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (por-oh-...
  • Senators urge Kerry to tighten sanctions on Russia

    A bipartisan group of senators Friday called on Secretary of State John Kerry to tighten economic sanctions on Russia and provide defensive weapons to Ukraine after Russian-backed rebels breached this month's cease- fire agreement and seized the Ukrainian...
  • Ukraine: Rebels still attacking despite alleged ceasefire

    Ukraine: Rebels still attacking despite alleged ceasefire
    Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in the past 24 hours and Russia is sending more tanks into Ukraine despite a ceasefire that was supposed to take effect five days ago, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Friday. The report,...
  • Key Ukraine town under rebel control, separatists celebrate

    For the rebel fighters who seized control of this strategic town, Thursday was a day of jubilation and bragging of victory. The retreating Ukrainian soldiers were grim, stunned and relieved to have escaped with their lives as the scope of their losses...
  • Obama realized too late Putin's return would undermine the reset

    WASHINGTON The fractured relationship between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian leader Vladimir Putin has reached a critical juncture in the conflict over Ukraine, with ties between the two nations more strained than at any time since the Cold War....
  • Ukraine truce push teeters as artillery pounds Donetsk area

    KIEV, Ukraine A rebel offensive that pushed Ukrainian troops out of the strategic town Debaltseve showed few signs of relenting amid a diplomatic push to preserve last week's truce. Pro-Russian separatists attacked Ukrainian positions 49 times in 24...
  • Ukraine finance chief: West, IMF won't flag in bailout aid

    Ukraine's finance minister rejects the notion that the country's Western bailout lenders might waver in their support in coming years as the bill for rescuing states in the region — including Greece — creeps higher. Natalie Jaresko says the...
  • Leaders see Ukraine truce still alive as peacekeepers sought

    KIEV, Ukraine Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine said the truce agreed last week must be enforced after a rebel offensive pushed government troops out of the strategic town Debaltseve and leaders in Kiev called for peacekeepers. Chancellor Angela Merkel...
  • Ukraine appeal for U.N. peacekeepers unlikely to succeed

    Ukraine appeal for U.N. peacekeepers unlikely to succeed
    Ukrainian national security leaders have appealed for a United Nations peacekeeping force in the separatist-occupied eastern regions of the country, but the call was immediately rejected Thursday by the insurgents and their Russian backers. The appeal...