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  • AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive

    Russia plans to eliminate Ukraine as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim, Ukraine's prime minister told The Associated Press on Friday. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, in an interview at his office in...
  • Putin appeals to Southern European countries for EU sanctions relief

    Putin appeals to Southern European countries for EU sanctions relief
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has been campaigning for sanctions relief from traditionally friendly Southern European countries in what appears to be a strategy of dividing the European Union and undermining its alliance with the United States....
  • In film, Putin justifies Russia's seizure of Crimea last year

    In film, Putin justifies Russia's seizure of Crimea last year
    Russia was prepared to activate its nuclear arsenal a year ago when its troops secured the Crimean peninsula and eventually annexed it to the Russian Federation, President Vladimir Putin said in a broadcast aired Sunday. In the documentary-cum-...
  • Ukraine leader, ousted governor make show of unity after clash

    KIEV, Ukraine Ukraine's president and the billionaire he dismissed as governor of a key industrial region made a public show of unity after a standoff that threatened to undermine the government's struggle against pro-Russian separatists. A day after...
  • Diplomat John Tefft navigates sticky US-Russia relations

    So, what exactly is the state of U.S.-Russian relations? "Difficult," said John Tefft, the Madison Wis.-born, Marquette University-educated U.S. ambassador to Russia. In an interview this week with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Tefft reflected on...
  • 2 Ukraine officials arrested on live TV during gov't meeting

    Ukrainian police officers charged into a televised government meeting Wednesday and detained two top officials on suspicion of extorting bribes. Police snapped handcuffs onto emergency services chief Serhiy Bochkovsky and his deputy and calmly marched...
  • US hands over armored military vehicles to Ukraine

    The United States has delivered 10 armored vehicles to Ukraine as part of a military support program intended to assist the fight against Russian-backed separatist forces in the country's east. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday at a...
  • Ukraine's president dismisses powerful regional governor

    Ukraine's president acted to quell a potential source of fresh political unrest Wednesday by dismissing the truculent billionaire governor of a region neighboring areas where fighting is still taking place between government and separatist forces. The...
  • 4 killed when bus hit land mine in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian officials say a bus accidentally hit a land mine in eastern Ukraine, killing 4 and wounding 11 people. The Ukrainian Interior Ministry's branch for the Donetsk region said the explosion occurred Wednesday when a bus traveling from Artemivsk...
  • Russian hopes of money, glory die on Ukraine battlefields

    Russian hopes of money, glory die on Ukraine battlefields
    When Alexander Zhitinev left in November to fight with the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine, winter had just begun unleashing its fury on the wind-lashed steppe of this impoverished 18th century frontier town. Zhitinev's work as a mechanic...
  • Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

    To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their off-roaders through private gardens hugging a precipice along the Azov Sea. The truce announced in mid-February has never taken here, so...