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  • After year of conflict, Ukrainians believe they're fighting for survival

    KIEV, Ukraine Mykola Tokar stood at attention in his camouflaged fatigues at a news conference while a video recorded a year ago played of him standing at a podium that's marked, then as now, with the words "Ukrainian Crisis." In the video, he can be...
  • Cash-strapped Ukraine struggles to keep Russia gas supplies

    Cash-strapped Ukraine sought to buy time in its effort to ensure continued gas supplies from Russia, making a $15 million payment Friday to Moscow as it waits for international rescue loans to arrive. But Moscow says the sum will cover only an additional...
  • Fighting eases in eastern Ukraine but economic collapse now looms

    Fighting has eased between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russia separatists in recent days as both sides have begun to withdraw heavy weapons but the greater danger now confronting Ukrainians is collapse of their debt-strangled economy. The...
  • Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

    Warring parties in Ukraine took a major stride toward quelling unrest in the country's east Thursday with the declared start of a supervised withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line. Ukrainian and separatist officials have noted a sharp decline in...
  • Ukraine rebels seen withdrawing heavy weapons from front line

    Ukraine rebels seen withdrawing heavy weapons from front line
    Separatist fighters in east Ukraine moved rocket launchers to a location 43 miles back from the front line with government troops Friday in the first confirmed compliance with a cease-fire agreed earlier this month. Associated Press journalists in the...
  • Ukraine truce holds as weapons pullback proceeds for second day

    KIEV, Ukraine The latest attempt at peace in Ukraine's easternmost regions appeared to take hold as the military withdrew heavy weapons from the front lines for a second day. The situation in the conflict zone was "relatively calm" during the night, with...
  • Ukraine, separatists say they are pulling back heavy weapons

    Ukraine, separatists say they are pulling back heavy weapons
    Ukrainian defense officials and leaders of the separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine announced Thursday that they were moving tanks and other heavy weaponry away from the front lines in a belated effort to abide by the conditions of a European-...
  • Ukrainian POWs dig out bodies of comrades killed at airport

    Ukrainian POWs in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk began a task Wednesday that strained their hearts as well as their muscles: digging through the rubble to retrieve the bodies of fellow soldiers killed last month in the bitter battle for the city's...
  • Poland to help train Ukrainian military instructors

    Poland's defense minister says Poland will help train Ukrainian military instructors in Ukraine, in a NATO response to Kiev's request for military assistance. Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak said Polish military instructors will train their Ukrainian...
  • Putin paradise becomes economic no-go zone where cash rules

    MOSCOW Nearly a year after Russia annexed Crimea, Moscow's man here, Oleg Saveliev, is struggling with a seemingly mundane task: paying bills. Like everyone on this disputed Black Sea peninsula, the minister for Crimea is living in an economic no man's...
  • Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by 'end of week'

    Russia could cut off supplies to neighboring Ukraine by the end of the week if it does not get further payments from the country, state-owned gas company Gazprom said Thursday. Spokesman Sergei Kupriyanov said in televised remarks that "if no new funds...