| Jun 2, 2015
| 6:44 AM
The Russian maker of the Buk air defense missile system said Tuesday that it has concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn't in service with the Russian military but is in Ukrainian arsenals....
| May 28, 2015
| 1:43 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Thursday outlawing disclosure of military deaths in peacetime, a move apparently aimed at hiding evidence of Russian military involvement in the war in eastern Ukraine.
The decree published on the...
| May 27, 2015
| 1:28 PM
At least nine people died over the last day in fighting that has flared in eastern Ukraine as both sides appear to be ignoring a cease-fire proclaimed more than three months ago, news reports from the embattled region said Wednesday.
| May 26, 2015
| 7:21 AM
Sen. Dick Durbin is in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on Tuesday to meet with top officials to discuss Western support in the face of Russian military aggression, his office said.
He met with the country's president, prime minister and other officials and...
| May 25, 2015
| 1:50 PM
The old and the young joined forces in Poland to hand a surprising victory to conservative populist Andrzej Duda, whose presidential campaign promises included rolling back the retirement age and wresting control of domestic economic matters from the...
| May 25, 2015
| 10:33 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered four days of air combat readiness testing on Monday, the third major military exercise staged by the Kremlin in as many months.
The drills will involve 12,000 troops, 250 aircraft and nearly 700 artillery...
| May 18, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Two Russian special forces soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine will be prosecuted for "terrorist crimes" committed during a mission of sabotage that killed a government soldier, Ukraine's State Security Service chief said Monday.
The capture of the two...
| May 13, 2015
| 7:30 PM
The Los Angeles Times' Editorial Awards for 2014 were presented Wednesday evening in a ceremony that honored the newsroom's commitment to excellence and to the search for truth.
"Ours is a newsroom that’s relevant, passionate and diligently ...
| May 13, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Perched high on a hill and standing 334 feet tall, the stainless steel Mother Motherland monument greets visitors to this capital with her stoic gaze across the Dnieper River, where 70 years ago the Soviet army battled Nazi forces in what is known here as...
| May 12, 2015
| 7:55 AM
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a bid to ease badly strained relations over the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, but the tone ahead of the meeting didn't augur well for a breakthrough on any of the...
| May 11, 2015
| 11:06 AM
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...