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  • Is President Obama America's Nero?

    Is President Obama America's Nero?
    President Theodore Roosevelt said, “Speak softly, and carry a big stick.” More than a century later, President Barack Obama speaks loudly (and incessantly) and carries a twig. Like Nero of ancient Rome, Obama fiddles, takes selfies and...
  • Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks
    Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. Under a peace agreement reached Feb. 12, both sides are to withdraw their heavy weapons 25 to 70...
  • Ukraine: 2 killed, a dozen injured as blast hits march in Kharkiv

    Ukraine: 2 killed, a dozen injured as blast hits march in Kharkiv
    A bomb blast killed two at a march in east Ukraine on Sunday on the first anniversary of the ouster of the country's Russia-friendly president, a gruesome counterpoint to the hopes spawned by a cease-fire agreement more than a week ago. An exchange of...
  • U.S. weighs more sanctions against Russia over violations in Ukraine

    U.S. weighs more sanctions against Russia over violations in Ukraine
    The Obama administration is weighing a new round of sanctions against Russia in response to its continued "land-grabbing" in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement, Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday. Speaking to reporters in London,...
  • Bomb blast at pro-Ukraine rally in Kharkiv kills 2; Kiev blames Russia

    Bomb blast at pro-Ukraine rally in Kharkiv kills 2; Kiev blames Russia
    A homemade bomb apparently hidden in a thin layer of snow exploded Sunday during a pro-Ukraine march in the eastern industrial city of Kharkiv, killing at least two people and wounding 11, authorities said. Four suspected perpetrators of the attack were...
  • Inside Debaltseve: War-weary Ukrainians welcome pause

    Inside Debaltseve: War-weary Ukrainians welcome pause
    Shell-shocked, exhausted and hungry, the residents of this nearly destroyed city are slowly emerging from their basements and bomb shelters to begin the arduous process of piecing their lives back together after living through months of some of the...
  • Ukraine: Rebels still attacking despite alleged ceasefire

    Ukraine: Rebels still attacking despite alleged ceasefire
    Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in the past 24 hours and Russia is sending more tanks into Ukraine despite a ceasefire that was supposed to take effect five days ago, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Friday. The report,...
  • Ukraine appeal for U.N. peacekeepers unlikely to succeed

    Ukraine appeal for U.N. peacekeepers unlikely to succeed
    Ukrainian national security leaders have appealed for a United Nations peacekeeping force in the separatist-occupied eastern regions of the country, but the call was immediately rejected Thursday by the insurgents and their Russian backers. The appeal...
  • Valery Gergiev wants to make music, but the West brings up Putin

    Valery Gergiev wants to make music, but the West brings up Putin
    Leaving the Metropolitan Opera recently after hearing Valery Gergiev conduct Tchaikovsky's "Iolanta" and Bartók's "Bluebeard's Castle," I walked past a handful of shivering Ukrainian activists standing in the frigid cold on the sidewalk. They waved...
  • Separatist fighters celebrate as key Ukrainian town falls to rebels

    Separatist fighters celebrate as key Ukrainian town falls to rebels
    For the rebel fighters who seized control of this strategic town, Thursday was a day of jubilation and bragging of victory. The retreating Ukrainian soldiers were grim, stunned and relieved to have escaped with their lives as the scope of their losses...
  • Ukraine fighting rages; Putin accuses U.S. of arming Kiev government

    Ukraine fighting rages; Putin accuses U.S. of arming Kiev government
    Ukrainian troops and separatists battled for control of a strategic railway junction on Tuesday, with each side blaming the other for violating a weekend cease-fire meant to end 10 months of combat in eastern Ukraine. Day’s end brought competing...