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  • Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in restive east

    A Ukrainian photojournalist was killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine on Saturday as the cease-fire deal brokered by Western leaders seems to fail to silence the guns completely. Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian troops has...
  • 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 onĀ  Kremlin aggression against...
  • Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

    The piecemeal pullback of heavy weapons Friday from the line separating government and rebel forces in Ukraine has boosted the prospects for peace, although both sides are warning of their readiness to resume fighting if necessary. The withdrawals are in...
  • 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...
  • After year of conflict, Ukrainians believe they're fighting for survival

    KIEV, Ukraine Mykola Tokar stood at attention in his camouflaged fatigues at a news conference while a video recorded a year ago played of him standing at a podium that's marked, then as now, with the words "Ukrainian Crisis." In the video, he can be...
  • Cash-strapped Ukraine struggles to keep Russia gas supplies

    Cash-strapped Ukraine sought to buy time in its effort to ensure continued gas supplies from Russia, making a $15 million payment Friday to Moscow as it waits for international rescue loans to arrive. But Moscow says the sum will cover only an additional...
  • OSCE officials say Ukraine is at crossroads of war and peace

    Top officials of the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Ukraine said Friday the country is at a crossroads between war and peace. Ertugrul Apakan, head of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, told the U.N. Security Council that in...
  • Ukraine truce holds as weapons pullback proceeds for second day

    KIEV, Ukraine The latest attempt at peace in Ukraine's easternmost regions appeared to take hold as the military withdrew heavy weapons from the front lines for a second day. The situation in the conflict zone was "relatively calm" during the night, with...
  • 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...
  • Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

    Warring parties in Ukraine took a major stride toward quelling unrest in the country's east Thursday with the declared start of a supervised withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line. Ukrainian and separatist officials have noted a sharp decline in...
  • Ukraine, separatists say they are pulling back heavy weapons

    Ukraine, separatists say they are pulling back heavy weapons
    Ukrainian defense officials and leaders of the separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine announced Thursday that they were moving tanks and other heavy weaponry away from the front lines in a belated effort to abide by the conditions of a European-...