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  • European security monitors held 32 days by Ukraine militants freed

    Four monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe who were taken hostage by pro-Russia militants in eastern Ukraine more than a month ago were freed late Thursday, the Vienna-based organization reported. The four Europeans taken...
  • Exodus from eastern Ukraine as cease-fire nears end

    With a repeatedly violated weeklong cease-fire nearly over, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday called on Russia to make genuine efforts to stop the fighting between separatists and Ukrainian government troops. "Support the peace plan...
  • Russian parliament revokes authorization to send troops to Ukraine

    Russian parliament revokes authorization to send troops to Ukraine
    Russia's Federation Council, parliament’s upper house, Wednesday revoked its March resolution allowing President Vladimir Putin to use the country’s armed forces in neighboring Ukraine. The council’s action came a day after Putin asked...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Putin ready to go to stealth mode in Ukraine

    Leonid Bershidsky: Putin ready to go to stealth mode in Ukraine
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has officially agreed to leave Ukraine alone. That doesn't mean, though, that he will leave it alone unofficially. Putin Tuesday asked the Russian parliament to cancel his mandate to send troops into Ukraine, which he...
  • Russians target State Dept. spokeswoman for media assault

    WASHINGTON Among the Russian bloggers and social media activists who are loyal to the Kremlin, there's a favorite target when it comes to pillorying the United States. President Barack Obama and his chief diplomat, Secretary of State John Kerry, come...
  • Ukraine's leader orders unilateral cease-fire with separatists

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered a unilateral cease-fire Friday to give pro-Russia separatists in the east of the country a chance to lay down their arms in exchange for amnesty. Speaking during his first visit as president to the troubled...
  • Ukraine's president declares one-week cease-fire in restive east

    MOSCOW Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday declared a one-week, unilateral cease-fire to try and end the bloody conflict with pro-Russian insurgents in the country's east. The truce will last until June 27 in order to allow the "terrorists" to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Local Ukrainians To Hold Cultural Fair/Fundraiser In Support Of Ukraine

    With Ukraine becoming a hot topic in the news over the past six months, people have finally realized the geopolitical importance of this Eastern European country, and have become interested in the events taking place. The story emerged out of Ukraine's...
  • Putin in the nude

    Putin in the nude
    — Russian President Vladimir Putin has pranced around nearly au naturel performing all sorts of manly activities — fishing, hunting, and riding a horse through the Siberian wilderness. But until now, he hasn't been fully exposed. Ukrainian...
  • Russia moving troops to Ukraine border, pressuring Kiev on EU pact

    Russia moving troops to Ukraine border, pressuring Kiev on EU pact
    Russia has sent thousands of additional troops to its border with Ukraine following the Kiev leadership's announcement that it will sign an economic association pact with the European Union next week. The NATO chief reporting the renewed Kremlin troop...
  • U.N. warns pro-Russia separatists leading Ukrainians down 'dead end'

    Killings, abductions and torture have escalated so intensively in the eastern Ukraine areas occupied by pro-Russia gunmen that "a climate of insecurity and fear" now prevails in the region, a United Nations human rights monitoring team reported Wednesday....