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  • TASS takes Russia's oldest news service back to the U.S.S.R.

    Russia's ITAR-TASS news agency has shorn itself of a post-Soviet moniker and gone Back to the U.S.S.R. The Moscow-based information empire, with 70 national news bureaus and correspondents in 63 other countries, announced late Tuesday that it would be...
  • As crises flare in Iraq and Syria, Putin presses

    As crises flare in Iraq and Syria, Putin presses
    As a reader of Chicago Tribune opinion pages, you're a keen student of the moment — of whatever news and commentary drive the day. (You're also smart, accomplished and attractive even in deep puce.) Yet your focus on events du jour courts problems....
  • Ukraine cease-fire pressured by pro-Russia attacks, weapons buildup

    Ukraine cease-fire pressured by pro-Russia attacks, weapons buildup
    Pro-Russia separatists attacked Ukrainian government forces with Grad rockets and artillery in two unsuccessful attempts to seize the idled Donetsk international airport, Ukrainian security officials said Tuesday. The concerted campaign to wrest...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Ukraine is toppling Lenin 20 years too late

    Leonid Bershidsky: Ukraine is toppling Lenin 20 years too late
    The Lenin statue in Kharkiv was the biggest in Ukraine. Perhaps that's why it lasted longer than most, escaping what has been called the Leninfall — the mass tear down of monuments to the Soviet Union's founder that Ukraine's Euromaidan revolution...
  • New unrest roils eastern Ukraine; 12 killed

    At least 12 people died in renewed fighting near the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the most serious violations to date of a Sept. 5 cease-fire agreement, Ukrainian and pro-Russia separatist sources said Monday. Anti-communist unrest in Kharkiv,...
  • In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future

    In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future
    Six months after Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula was annexed by Russia, some here say they have prospered while others express anger, uncertainty or fear. The appropriation, which came less than two days after Crimean voters backed secession from Ukraine in...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • Ukraine holds talks on marking out 'buffer zone' with rebels

    Ukraine holds talks on marking out 'buffer zone' with rebels
    Talks began on Friday to mark out a 19-mile buffer zone between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists in the country's east, but Moscow was coy about its role and denied that Russian military officials had taken part. A statement by...
  • America must stand against Putin's plan targeting Ukraine

    America must stand against Putin's plan targeting Ukraine
    The recent ceasefire between the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatists may slow the casualty count in Ukraine, but likely only temporarily. And, Sunday's well-attended public rally in Moscow against Russia's involvement in Ukraine, including...
  • NATO: Ukraine ceasefire is 'in name only'

    NATO: Ukraine ceasefire is 'in name only'
    Fighting in Ukraine is continuing and the truce there is a ceasefire "in name only," NATO's top military commander said on Saturday. "The situation in Ukraine is not good right now," U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove told reporters in Vilnius....
  • Families of victims of Flight MH17 downing plan to sue Ukraine, president

    Survivors of German victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 downed over Ukraine plan to sue the country and its president for manslaughter by negligence in 298 cases, the lawyer representing them said Sunday. Professor of aviation law Elmar Giemulla,...