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  • Belarus' Lukashenko walks line between Ukraine war, Putin, EU

    MINSK, Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko has been president of Belarus for so long that he has been called Europe's last dictator. But the pro-Russian insurgency in Ukraine shook him and, in an interview, he called on the U.S. to play a central role in the...
  • Vladimir Putin and the neoconservatives

    PARIS -- Russia and the United States are engaged in a profound ideological confrontation -- one that isn't widely understood in Western Europe or even at the White House. It began in February a year ago. President Vladimir Putin of Russia found...
  • Rebels in eastern Ukraine pay pensions in Russian rubles

    Russia-backed rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday started paying pensions in Russian rubles. Yekaterina Matyushchenko, the finance minister in the Donetsk region's separatist government, said pension payments to retirees in the rebel-...
  • American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

    Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia — one year after the U.S. and European Union began imposing sanctions against his adopted country over its aggression in Ukraine. Walker, sporting a bushy beard reminiscent of a Russian...
  • Poland says its plans to train Ukrainian army instructors

    Poland's Defense Ministry says it plans to train about 50 Ukrainian army instructors this year, joining a NATO effort to improve Ukraine's defense capabilities as it struggles with a pro-Russia insurgency in its east. The ministry said Tuesday that...
  • US forces to hold exercises in Ukraine

    The United States plans to send soldiers to Ukraine in April for training exercises with units of the country's national guard. Ukraine's Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said in a Facebook post on Sunday that the units to be trained include the Azov...
  • Former Putin allies question his political course

    As Russian President Vladimir Putin marks 15 years since he was first elected, his former long-term allies are questioning his political course and warning of the economic consequences of his aggressive foreign policy. Putin's approval ratings peaked...
  • Ukraine probe into Maidan deaths stalls, Council of Europe says

    PRAGUE Ukraine isn't making real progress in the investigations into the dozens of deaths during the Maidan protests that ousted a pro-Russian government last year, the Council of Europe said. Insufficient manpower, poor communication, a lack of...
  • Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine

    A rebel leader in eastern Ukraine on Monday accused the Kiev government of hampering a political solution for the conflict that has claimed more than 6,000 lives. Andrei Purgin said in an interview with The Associated Press that the Minsk deal,...
  • Backers rally in support of ousted Ukraine governor

    KIEV, Ukraine �� Allies of former regional Governor Igor Kolomoisky pledged their support for Ukrainian unity in the face of a pro-Russian rebellion to the east, even as they criticized moves in Kiev this week that led to his departure....
  • Ukrainian ambassador visits Allentown, says Ukraine-Russia conflict a global problem

    Ukrainian ambassador visits Allentown, says Ukraine-Russia conflict a global problem
    The world should be watching the crisis in Ukraine, Yuriy Sergeyev, Ukraine's ambassador to the United Nations, told a lunch-time audience Friday in downtown Allentown. It isn't a national or regional issue, he stressed to a packed house at the...