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  • Europe, US at odds over size of Russia's intrusion in Ukraine

    BERLIN A diplomatic divide between the United States and Germany over the extent of Russian military involvement in Ukraine and how to respond to it threatens to hinder hopes of providing greater support to the beleaguered nation. The dispute comes as...
  • IMF approves $17.5Bn credit program for Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund agreed Wednesday to extend $17.5 billion in loans to Ukraine as part of a program designed to pull the country back from the verge of economic collapse. IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said in a statement that...
  • Embattled Ukrainian town struggles to come back to life

    When the wind picks up, the rattle of the corrugated iron roof of a destroyed gas station can sound like artillery. Four charred tanks sit stranded nearby, machine oil splattered on the ground, while a pick-up truck lies on its side surrounded by...
  • Merkel declines Putin's invite to WWII victory parade

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has declined an invitation from Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend a military parade in Moscow marking the 70th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis, officials said Wednesday, citing tensions over Russia's actions...
  • US unveils more sanctions related to Russia-Ukraine conflict

    The United States is slapping new sanctions on several individuals and entities involved in supporting Russian-backed separatists seeking to destabilize eastern Ukraine. The penalties target 14 Ukrainian and Russian individuals. Among them are the former...
  • Ukraine's neighbor Poland to test resilience to attack

    Poland will hold an exercise this year to test its resilience to a "crisis" like the conflict in neighboring Ukraine, President Bronislaw Komorowski said Wednesday. Komorowski spoke to reporters during an annual meeting of army commanders and the defense...
  • US to send Ukraine drones, more aid, but no lethal weapons

    The United States announced Wednesday that it is sending small unarmed drones, armored Humvees and other assistance to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. Lethal weapons were not included, to the dismay of some U.S. lawmakers. The...
  • Obama approves $75 million in nonlethal aid to Ukraine

    Obama approves $75 million in nonlethal aid to Ukraine
    The United States will provide Ukrainian forces fighting Russia-backed separatists $75 million in nonlethal equipment, including small reconnaissance drones, radios and military ambulances, a senior administration official said. President Obama has also...
  • Dissident reports crackdown in Crimea as Russia tightens its rule

    KIEV, Ukraine Eskender Bariev last saw his wife and two children on Jan. 22, when he left his home in Crimea to attend a business conference in Istanbul. Bariev, a member of the ethnic minority Crimean Tatar Parliament and a human rights worker for the...
  • Ukraine president says arms withdrawal almost complete

    Ukraine's president says government and rebel forces have pulled back most of their heavy weapons in the east, but each side accused the other on Tuesday of stalling on complying with other terms of a cease-fire deal. The cautious optimism articulated by...
  • AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    Refugee camps continue to grow in Chad with people fleeing Boko Haram violence in Nigeria by boat as the Islamic extremist group steps up attacks, while a methane explosion at a Ukrainian coal mine last week in Donetsk killed 34 people. Thousands of...