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  • Russia says Kiev's planned operation against rebels is 'criminal'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that an announcement by the authorities in Kiev that they will mobilize the army to put down a rebellion by pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine was a "criminal order". The ministry said the...
  • Russia appears to be behind Ukraine violence, U.S. envoy to U.N. says

    Russia appears to be behind Ukraine violence, U.S. envoy to U.N. says
    WASHINGTON -- The outbreak of violence in eastern Ukraine appears to have been provoked by Moscow, the American ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday. “It has all the tell-tale signs of what we saw in Crimea,” Ambassador Samantha...
  • U.S. says new Russia sanctions unlikely before Thursday

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it anticipates more Ukraine-related sanctions on Russia but suggested no action was likely before a diplomatic meeting in Geneva this week. Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine last month and...
  • Russia condemns Ukrainian troops' move to oust armed separatists

    MOSCOW -- Ukraine's interim government on Tuesday made good on threats to move against pro-Russia separatists occupying eastern cities, prompting Russian President Vladimir Putin to demand U.N. condemnation of the use of force in the neighboring country....
  • For east Ukraine, Kremlin adapts Crimea playbook

    SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - There are important differences between Russia's intervention in Crimea and the events unfolding this week in eastern Ukraine which suggest Moscow has adapted its Crimea playbook and may be pursuing a different outcome....
  • Their Take: Restraining Russia

    Restraining Russia Perhaps Russia can be induced to pull its troops back from the border with Ukraine and to abandon efforts to destabilize what is left of that country after its illegal annexation of Crimea. It's not a sign of weakness for the United...
  • Ukraine troops land in eastern town, then pull back to base

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian airborne troops landed in a town in the east of the country on Tuesday apparently at the start of a crackdown to root out pro-Russian separatists - but they pulled back into base after meeting a hostile...
  • U.N. says not right moment for peacekeepers in Ukraine: paper

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - It is not the right moment for any United Nations peacekeeping troops to be sent to Ukraine, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was quoted as saying on Tuesday. "At this moment, it doesn't seem very practical to send troops,"...
  • Russia says hopes Kiev 'has brains' to avoid escalation

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minster Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday he hoped that the authorities in the Ukrainian capital have "enough brains" to prevent a further escalation of the conflict in the east of the country. "Ukraine is on the brink of...
  • Ukrainian troops disembark from helicopters in Kramatorsk

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian troops disembarked from at least two helicopters at an airfield on the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said. Earlier the defense ministry was quoted as saying it had...
  • Russia's Ukraine tactics sharpen EU split on sanctions

    PARIS/LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Russia's tactics of fostering instability in Ukraine without further overt military intervention are sharpening divisions in the European Union over whether to impose economic sanctions, making an early decision to get tough...