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  • 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-...
  • Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by 'end of week'

    Russia could cut off supplies to neighboring Ukraine by the end of the week if it does not get further payments from the country, state-owned gas company Gazprom said Thursday. Spokesman Sergei Kupriyanov said in televised remarks that "if no new funds...
  • Putin paradise becomes economic no-go zone where cash rules

    MOSCOW Nearly a year after Russia annexed Crimea, Moscow's man here, Oleg Saveliev, is struggling with a seemingly mundane task: paying bills. Like everyone on this disputed Black Sea peninsula, the minister for Crimea is living in an economic no man's...
  • Poland to help train Ukrainian military instructors

    Poland's defense minister says Poland will help train Ukrainian military instructors in Ukraine, in a NATO response to Kiev's request for military assistance. Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak said Polish military instructors will train their Ukrainian...
  • European diplomacy to rescue Ukraine peace plan ends in discord

    European diplomacy to rescue Ukraine peace plan ends in discord
    European diplomats gathered in Paris on Tuesday in an attempt to rescue the battered peace plan for Ukraine but failed to agree on any censure of the warring factions that have continued to fight in spite of the truce proclaimed nearly two weeks ago....
  • 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,...