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  • Russia appears to be behind Ukraine violence, U.S. envoy to U.N. says

    Russia appears to be behind Ukraine violence, U.S. envoy to U.N. says
    WASHINGTON -- The outbreak of violence in eastern Ukraine appears to have been provoked by Moscow, the American ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday. “It has all the tell-tale signs of what we saw in Crimea,” Ambassador Samantha...
  • Civilians told to stay inside in flashpoint Ukraine city

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's Interior Minister on Sunday told residents in the eastern city of Slaviansk to stay indoors, in anticipation of clashes between pro-Russian militants who have seized official buildings and Ukrainian security forces. "Pass it on...
  • Kerry warns Russia of new sanctions because of Ukraine moves

    Kerry warns Russia of new sanctions because of Ukraine moves
    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry accused Russia on Saturday of organizing attacks on government offices in eastern Ukraine and warned that there would be new U.S. economic sanctions unless Russia took steps to ease tension. In an afternoon...
  • Gunmen seize more sites in eastern Ukraine as official blames Russia

    MOSCOW – Gunmen wearing camouflage uniforms seized two administrative buildings Saturday in a town in eastern Ukraine and separatists attacked sites in two other towns, drawing the vow of a tough response from a top Ukrainian official who blamed the...
  • IMF urges Congress to back reforms giving fund more clout

    IMF urges Congress to back reforms giving fund more clout
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. made clear this week that it wants the International Monetary Fund to be the emergency lender for countries like Ukraine, but American lawmakers have persistently refused to give the IMF the additional financial firepower...
  • Invading may be President Vladimir Putin's Plan B in Ukraine

    Invading may be President Vladimir Putin's Plan B in Ukraine
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has massed tens of thousands of troops along Ukraine's eastern border, a reminder of his vow to protect ethnic Russians in the neighboring country. Using his army, however, is probably Plan B. Rather than repeating the...
  • G20 gives U.S. year-end deadline for IMF reforms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Finance chiefs from around the globe on Friday gave the United States until year-end to ratify long-delayed reforms to the International Monetary Fund and threatened to move forward without it if it fails to do so. The inability to...
  • Obama administration adds Crimean leaders, gas company to blacklist

    Obama administration adds Crimean leaders, gas company to blacklist
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Friday sanctioned six Crimean leaders, a former lawmaker from Ukraine and a natural gas company as it tried to ramp up pressure on Russia to de-escalate tensions over control of Ukraine. The Treasury...
  • Putin says EU must save Ukraine from default

    MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin complained Friday that Ukraine was not paying for gas it received from Russia and called for joint talks with the European Union to save Kiev from default. Ukraine's gas payment arrears were "absolutely...
  • Ukraine in crisis [Editorial]

    Ukraine in crisis  [Editorial]
    The new Ukrainian government in Kiev is under mounting pressure to keep the country from unraveling as pro-Russian demonstrators in Kharkiv, Donetsk, Lugansk and other eastern cities occupy government buildings and demand to be reunited with Moscow....
  • Nelson and Rubio discuss NASA's plan to restrict ties to Russia

    Nelson and Rubio discuss NASA's plan to restrict ties to Russia
    WASHINGTON — The granddaughter of former President Dwight Eisenhower — the man founded NASA at the start of the Cold War — on Wednesday warned that NASA was making a “counterproductive and damaging” mistake by restricting...