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  • In Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists press on with building a new state

    Pro-Russia separatist leader Denis Pushilin, working in the high-ceilinged auditorium of an occupied building, insisted that a self-declared new government would take care of its own without Ukraine. A humanitarian arm of what separatists are calling...
  • Russians invading, says Ukraine leader; tanks reported crossing border

    Russians invading, says Ukraine leader; tanks reported crossing border
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called a snap meeting of his security council Thursday, declaring that Russian forces had invaded the country.  Poroshenko dropped plans to attend the inauguration of Turkey’s newly elected President Recep...
  • Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russian soldiers back rebel thrust

    Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russian soldiers back rebel thrust
    Ukraine's president said on Thursday that Russian troops had entered his country in support of pro-Moscow rebels who captured a key coastal town, sharply escalating a five-month-old separatist war. Petro Poroshenko told a meeting of security chiefs that...
  • Russia sends tanks and troops into Ukraine, seizes a strategic town

    Russian tanks and troops fired their way into eastern Ukraine on Thursday and seized a strategic gateway town on the road to the heavily militarized Crimean peninsula in a brazen display of support for pro-Russia separatists fighting Ukrainian...
  • Obama blames Russia for separatist violence in Ukraine

    President Obama said Thursday that the world now has evidence that Russia has been funding and arming separatists in Ukraine, but stopped short of labeling Russia’s actions an “invasion,” as Ukrainian officials claim. “The...
  • U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet

    U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet
    The United States is intensifying its push to build an international campaign against Islamic State jihadist fighters in Iraq and Syria, including recruiting partners for potential joint military action, Obama administration officials said on Wednesday....
  • Obama rules out military response to Russian moves in Ukraine

    Obama rules out military response to Russian moves in Ukraine
    President Obama rebuffed pressure for quick U.S. action in two foreign crises Thursday, declining to label Russia's military moves into Ukraine an invasion and saying that he was not ready to expand an air campaign against Islamist militants to Syria....
  • Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis

    Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis
    Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help, after accusing Russia of sending in armored columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels. Russian President Vladimir Putin,...
  • Putin, defiant toward West, likens Ukraine conflict to WWII

    Evoking startling images of siege and empire, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday struck a defiant pose over the deployment of troops and tanks in eastern Ukraine, declaring that Russia has no plans for “large-scale conflicts” but...
  • Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU threatens more sanctions

    Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU threatens more sanctions
    European Union officials will draw up proposals for new sanctions on Russia over its action in Ukraine within a week, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said on Sunday. EU leaders decided at a Brussels summit to ask the EU's executive...
  • War-weary president at a crossroads

    WASHINGTON -- Faced with a renewed Islamic terrorist threat in the Middle East as Russia raises the stakes for war in Ukraine, President Obama finds himself still trying to hold the line on the use of U.S. military manpower. After Russia annexed Crimea,...