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  • Russia recognizes Ukraine separatists, provoking new sanctions threat

    Russia recognizes Ukraine separatists, provoking new sanctions threat
    Russia's Foreign Ministry announced Monday that it will "respect the will" of separatist voters in eastern Ukraine who elected leaders for their proclaimed independent republics in defiance of international warnings that their actions were illegal....
  • Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold 'sovereign' vote

    Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold 'sovereign' vote
    Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday in elections condemned by the international community as illegal and a violation of a cease-fire already teetering on the verge of collapse. Results of the elections in Donetsk and Luhansk...
  • Europe won't recognize vote in eastern Ukraine, Merkel tells Putin

    Europe won't recognize vote in eastern Ukraine, Merkel tells Putin
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone that Sunday's planned elections in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognized by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman said on Friday. Merkel...
  • Dutch team recovers human remains from MH17 crash site

    Dutch team recovers human remains from MH17 crash site
    A Dutch team took advantage of a pause in fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine on Friday to recover human remains from the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site, the Dutch prime minister said. Dutch Prime Minister ...
  • Ukraine voters deliver a mandate: Go west

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, Oct. 28: Ukraine's parliamentary election, which occurred with a modest 51 percent turnout, constitutes a victory for the country's pro-Western political parties. The results,...
  • No progress in talks over Russian gas supplies to Ukraine

    No progress in talks over Russian gas supplies to Ukraine
    As temperatures have dropped below freezing in Ukraine and relations with Russia have come under new strains, energy officials from the two former Soviet republics met late into the night Wednesday in a last-ditch attempt to negotiate a resumption of...
  • Ukraine fighters, surrounded at wrecked airport, refuse to give up

    Ukraine fighters, surrounded at wrecked airport, refuse to give up
    Only three floors remain in the blackened skeleton of the seven-story, glass-walled airport terminal, opened with a burst of national pride two years ago for the Euro 2012 soccer championship. Ukrainian commandos control two of them: the ground and...
  • Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 possibly downed by another plane: report

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 possibly downed by another plane: report
    Dutch prosecutors investigating the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 believe the aircraft might have been shot down from the air but that a ground-to-air missile attack is more likely, a senior prosecutor said in a German media interview. The...
  • As Ukraine elects a new parliament, national divisions persist

    As Ukraine elects a new parliament, national divisions persist
    President Petro Poroshenko called early parliamentary elections for Sunday in the hope of shoring up Ukrainian unity after a tumultuous winter revolt that swept a Kremlin ally from power only to have Russia strike back with a bloody separatist uprising in...
  • Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military

    Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military
    Militia commander Yuri Bereza and his 150 Ukrainian irregulars were closing in on pro-Moscow separatists in their last stronghold in this eastern city when Russian troops and armor thundered in out of nowhere to cut them off in the suburb of Ilovaisk....
  • Ukraine's Europe-leaning leaders prepare to form coalition after vote

    Ukraine's Europe-leaning leaders prepare to form coalition after vote
    Political leaders who won strong voter endorsement for their pledges of reform and closer ties with Western Europe began work Monday on forming a parliamentary coalition to deliver on those promises. Russian officials grudgingly said they would accept...