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  • U.N. reports hundreds more deaths during eastern Ukraine cease-fire

    At least 331 people have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine since a Sept. 5 cease-fire was supposed to quell the armed conflict, the United Nations said Wednesday. The U.N. human rights office said 3,660 deaths had been confirmed in the...
  • Pro-Russia separatists target key assets in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian government forces have abandoned all pretense of adhering to a cease-fire agreed to a month ago as the rebels have stepped up their assault on the Donetsk airport in hopes of gaining control of eastern Ukraine's most...
  • 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...
  • 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...