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  • 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...
  • For Ukraine Jews, Purim holiday merely a respite

    Jewish perseverance, and more than a bit of chutzpah, lies at the heart of the Purim holiday we celebrate this month. It is one of the reasons we are instructed to mark this raucous holiday with boundless joy and why thousands of Ukrainian Jews, despite...
  • Slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov buried as thousands pay final respects

    Slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov buried as thousands pay final respects
    Thousands of people clutching flowers and candles lined up Tuesday on a typically bleak, gray afternoon to pay their last respects to Boris Nemtsov, the charismatic politician and opposition leader who was gunned down last week in the shadow of the...
  • Easton church unites during Ukrainian crisis

    Easton church unites during Ukrainian crisis
    More than a year has passed since gathering of Maidan in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. The yearning of Ukrainians for democratic freedoms and alliance with Europe developed into a continuing bloody confrontation between Ukrainians and Russia-supported...
  • Stepping back from the precipice in Eastern Europe

    PARIS -- What has the past year of war inside Ukraine been about? The night of the coup or putsch in Kiev, a member of the Ukrainian parliament called for a law prohibiting the use of the Russian language in Ukraine -- a supremely stupid act, quickly...
  • Ukrainian ambassador to UN to speak in Allentown

    Ukrainian ambassador to UN to speak in Allentown
    Dr. Ihor Fedoriw knows people in the Lehigh Valley will want to talk to his friend. The Allentown optometrist has known Yuriy Sergeyev, the Ukrainian ambassador to the United Nations, for many years. And though his friend has been to Allentown many...
  • Thousands rally in Moscow to honor slain foe of President Putin

    Thousands rally in Moscow to honor slain foe of President Putin
     Tens of thousands of people marched through the rain in Moscow on Sunday, bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down late Friday night. The marchers...
  • World leaders mourn Russia's Boris Nemtsov as a courageous activist

    World leaders on Saturday joined allies of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Y. Nemtsov in mourning the loss of a tireless advocate for democracy in a country increasingly dominated by an autocratic ruler. Hundreds brought flowers to a bridge near...
  • Boris Nemtsov, prominent Putin critic, is gunned down in Moscow

    Boris Nemtsov, prominent Putin critic, is gunned down in Moscow
    Boris Y. Nemtsov, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critics, was shot dead in the shadow of St. Basil's Cathedral near Red Square early Saturday on the eve of a massive opposition march to show defiance on  Kremlin aggression against...
  • Fighting eases in eastern Ukraine but economic collapse now looms

    Fighting has eased between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russia separatists in recent days as both sides have begun to withdraw heavy weapons but the greater danger now confronting Ukrainians is collapse of their debt-strangled economy. The...
  • Ukraine rebels seen withdrawing heavy weapons from front line

    Ukraine rebels seen withdrawing heavy weapons from front line
    Separatist fighters in east Ukraine moved rocket launchers to a location 43 miles back from the front line with government troops Friday in the first confirmed compliance with a cease-fire agreed earlier this month. Associated Press journalists in the...