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  • Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say

    Lawyers for a Ukrainian military officer imprisoned in Russia say she's ready to end her nearly three-month hunger strike if she's offered a balanced diet. Nadezhda Savchenko has been in Russian custody since June on charges that she aided a mortar...
  • Girlfriend of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov is in hiding

     Girlfriend of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov is in hiding
    Anna Duritskaya apparently was so afraid that she skipped the Moscow funeral of her slain lover to flee under diplomatic escort to her native Ukraine. The mystery that lingers: Who might do her harm? The 23-year-old girlfriend and sole known witness...
  • Russia denounces arrival of U.S. military trainers in Ukraine

    Russia denounces arrival of U.S. military trainers in Ukraine
    Russia's Foreign Ministry on Thursday called the arrival of U.S. military trainers in western Ukraine a “provocation” and warned Ukrainians that they should rethink the consequences of hosting Western forces. “U.S.-Ukrainian military...
  • EU says Russia sanctions stay until 'good' news on Ukraine

    BRUSSELS The European Union said it won't lift sanctions on Russia until the situation in Ukraine improves, and further penalties are possible if needed. A cease-fire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine is "not...
  • Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine

    A rebel-held city scarred by months of conflict in eastern Ukraine suffered more tragedy Wednesday when a methane gas explosion in a coal mine killed at least 24 workers and left nine missing. As rescue efforts stretched past sundown, separatist...
  • Ex-Ukraine minister arrested in Spain for embezzlement

    Spanish police have arrested former Ukraine finance minister Yuri Kolobov, who is accused of embezzling millions of euros in state funds. A Civil Guard statement Thursday said Kolobov was detained in the eastern coastal town of Altea where he is believed...
  • Ukraine bans Russian media outlets from official events

    Russian news agency Tass says that Russian media outlets are no longer granted access to official events in Ukraine. Tass quoted an unidentified Ukrainian foreign ministry official as saying, "from this week we no longer accredit Russian media." On Feb....
  • Italian prime minister in Moscow to discuss Russia-EU ties

    Italy's prime minister visited Moscow on Thursday in a bid to repair ties that have been hurt by Russia-West tensions over Ukraine. Most Western leaders have shunned Moscow as relations have plunged to their lowest point since the Cold War. Italian Prime...
  • EU extends asset freeze on ex-Ukraine leader for a year

    The European Union has extended for a year an asset freeze on former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and others in his administration linked to the misuse of state funds. The EU said in a statement Thursday that its measures target "persons subject...
  • Russia launches military drills in the southwest

    Russia's military on Thursday launched maneuvers of air defense forces in the southwest of the country, the latest in a series of frequent drills amid tensions with the West. The Southern Military District, where the exercises will take place, includes...
  • Poland: Stronger Ukraine army can decrease conflict

    Strengthening Ukraine's army and supplying it with weapons could prevent an escalation of the conflict and would serve Europe's interests, a top Polish security official said Thursday. Stanislaw Koziej, the head of Poland's National Security Office,...