| Dec 9, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Lawsuits filed by relatives of some of the 298 people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over embattled Ukraine are challenging the Dutch government investigation of the disaster and the Ukrainian government's failure to close its...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Twenty years ago in Budapest, Hungary, leaders of the United States, Russia, Britain and Ukraine signed a memorandum on nuclear weapons and Ukrainian security. It committed Ukraine to remove nuclear arms from its territory and join the Nuclear...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
At least seven bomb blasts in little more than a month in Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, have stirred fears among residents and the government in Kiev that Russia-backed rebels are trying to destabilize the militarily strategic region....
| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A year ago, Luda Nesterenko didn't give much thought to her nationality. With a Ukrainian mother and a Russian father, Nesterenko, like so many in this region of the former Soviet Union, is a mix of two Slavic cultures so close that she hardly felt the...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:20 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:30 AM
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 ...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:45 PM
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.
| Nov 2, 2014
| 1:21 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:22 PM
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....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Russia-backed separatists pressed on Tuesday with the building of their envisioned new state wrested from Ukrainian territory with the inauguration of a gunman purportedly elected prime minister of the proclaimed People's Republic of Donetsk....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
This season of ill will is over at last. When the polls closed Tuesday, the biennial seizure called an American election campaign had finally passed. Whew. Glad that's over.
Every couple of years, the same thought occurs the morning after the mutual...