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  • Ukraine, pro-Russia fighters trade blame over aid worker's death

    Fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia gunmen raged around Donetsk's international airport Friday, a day after the artillery battle spilled into the nearby city and killed a Swiss aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross....
  • Ukraine cease-fire unraveling; 11 killed at schoolyard and bus stop

    At least 11 adults were killed in Ukraine on Wednesday when artillery shells struck a schoolyard and bus stop in suburban Donetsk on the belated first day of school for the city at the center of a pro-Russia rebellion against rule from Kiev, Russian and...
  • 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...
  • John Kerry's lesson in humility

    WASHINGTON -- John Kerry put his right hand on his heart. "This is not about me," he said. The secretary of state was reacting to the torrent of criticism at home and abroad of his failed attempt at a Middle East cease-fire. Contrary to his protest,...
  • The Obama doctrine under fire [Commentary]

    The Obama doctrine under fire [Commentary]
    A major ramification of the downing of the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine is how it challenges and imperils the Obama Doctrine as the president spelled it out in his speech at West Point on May 29. He said then his "bottom lime" on use of American...
  • 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...