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  • Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east in onslaught against army troops

    Ukraine's military has acknowledged that Russia-backed separatists have overrun another town in their onslaught against government troops in the east of the country. Military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said the separatist forces, backed by tanks,...
  • France says EU to move to increase sanctions over Russian links to Ukraine fighting

    France says European Union sanctions against separatists in eastern Ukraine and their Russian backers will be reinforced in an attempt to force all sides back to the negotiating table. French European Affairs Minister Harlem Desir said ahead of Thursday'...
  • Russia suspends role in Europe's human rights watchdog after again being stripped of vote

    Russia has extended its walkout from Europe's human rights watchdog after again losing its right to vote over the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on Wednesday voted to renew sanctions against Russia, which...
  • Ukraine separatists claim key new victory is within grasp as they surround key railway hub

    Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they have almost fully encircled government forces in a town that hosts a strategic railway hub, putting them within grasp of a decisive new victory. Eduard Basurin, the deputy commander of the...
  • The West can't placate Putin; it needs to help Kiev fight back

    The West can't placate Putin; it needs to help Kiev fight back
    As Western countries respond to the resumption of all-out war in Ukraine, they must ensure that the driving force behind the hostilities — Moscow — pays a greater cost for the rising civilian death toll. European Union foreign ministers are...
  • Putin goes all in as Ukraine fights for funding to avert default

    Vladimir Putin is playing for keeps in Ukraine and he might bankrupt the country to get what he wants. As fighting flares anew in the 10-month-old conflict and the death toll mounts, that's the assessment of analysts in Ukraine and New York, as well as...
  • U.S. says it's ready to press Russia amid renewed Ukraine unrest

    Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said the U.S. is "prepared to do more" to press Russia after battles between Ukrainian troops and separatists intensified to the deadliest in almost five months. Speaking in Kiev on Wednesday, Lew reiterated plans for as...
  • On Auschwitz anniversary, Jewish leader warns that Jews are again being demonized

    A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing...
  • How Ukraine's outgunned 'cyborgs' lost Donetsk airport

    How Ukraine's outgunned 'cyborgs' lost Donetsk airport
    The Ukrainian platoon commander sat in a burned-out armored vehicle on the edge of the Donetsk airport runway with the body of his comrade in the driver's seat next to him. He could hear the separatist fighters who had killed the man just yards away in...
  • Ukraine moves to shut Russia-backed rebels out of peace talks by declaring them terrorists

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday declared the Russia-backed separatist republics in the east to be terrorist organizations, formally eliminating the possibility of holding peace talks with their representatives, as fighting escalated. The move came...
  • EU leaders threaten more anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine as fighting in east rages

    European Union leaders are threatening fresh sanctions against Russia because of what it sees as "growing support" of Moscow for separatists in eastern Ukraine during intensified fighting over the past days. In Tuesday's rare joint declaration outside...