| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:57 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:16 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Fighting in Ukraine is continuing and the truce there is a ceasefire "in name only," NATO's top military commander said on Saturday.
"The situation in Ukraine is not good right now," U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove told reporters in Vilnius....
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Survivors of German victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 downed over Ukraine plan to sue the country and its president for manslaughter by negligence in 298 cases, the lawyer representing them said Sunday. Professor of aviation law Elmar Giemulla,...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:46 PM
President Obama has pledged $50 million to help Ukraine achieve stability and says economic reform should be at the forefront of the program, along with reduced reliance on imported Russian natural gas. To use these funds effectively, he might look to the...
| Aug 2, 2014
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,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Watching dramas or comedies in the cities where they were shot is a fairly common experience. But it's not often one views a film about a revolution just blocks from where the uprising happened.
That surreal situation has been playing out over the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:32 AM
The Office of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) security and rights organization said its monitors, accompanied by Dutch and Australian experts, reached the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, two weeks after the...