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  • Russian social network CEO fired, opposition figure convicted

    Russian social network CEO fired, opposition figure convicted
    Russia's space for free speech suffered two further blows Tuesday when a Moscow court convicted Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny of slander and a social network founder who provided a platform for dissent was fired and fled abroad. Pavel Durov, founder...
  • Pentagon orders 600 troops to Eastern Europe, criticizes Russia

    Pentagon orders 600 troops to Eastern Europe, criticizes Russia
    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Tuesday that it was sending 600 soldiers to Eastern Europe for military exercises in response to “aggression” by Russia in Ukraine, the first U.S. ground forces dispatched to the region in the 2-month-old...
  • Russia warns it will 'respond' if interests in Ukraine attacked

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday accused the United States of orchestrating the Ukraine crisis for geopolitical gain and warned that Russia will "certainly respond" if its interests in Ukraine are attacked. In an interview with state-...
  • U.S. will stand by Ukraine in face of Russian aggression, Biden says

    U.S. will stand by Ukraine in face of Russian aggression, Biden says
    KIEV, Ukraine -- The United States will stand by Ukrainians against Russian aggression that threatens their nation's sovereignty and territorial integrity, Vice President Joe Biden pledged Tuesday during a visit to Kiev. “No nation has the right...
  • Ukrainian forces reclaim town taken by Russian separatists

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukraine government forces on Wednesday recaptured a southeastern town that had been held by separatist rebels, the Interior Ministry said. There were no casualties in the operation in the town of Svyatogorsk, according to an...
  • Ukraine says it cleared pro-Russia gunmen from eastern town

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian government troops on Wednesday claimed to have swept out pro-Russia gunmen from a town in embattled eastern Ukraine, an operation the Kremlin warned could spark retaliation. The Ukrainian Interior Ministry statement...
  • Obama says Russia not abiding by agreement to defuse Ukraine crisis

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama says Russia is not yet holding up its side of an agreement to de-escalate tension in Ukraine, and he suggested that the U.S. and its allies are prepared to hit Moscow with additional sanctions in coming days.   “So...
  • Ukrainian forces report killings, ouster of separatist gunmen

    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine -- Ukrainian government troops killed at least two pro-Russia separatist gunmen in Slovyansk on Thursday and drove away others occupying key public buildings in the city of Mariupol in an operation the Kremlin condemned as the Kiev...
  • Poll: Vast majority of Ukrainians oppose Russian intervention

    Poll: Vast majority of Ukrainians oppose Russian intervention
    The vast majority of Ukrainian voters oppose Russian military intervention in their country, even in the east and south where large Russian minorities live, a U.S.-funded poll by a Gallup affiliate showed Thursday. The April 3-12 survey of 1,200...
  • Letters: Ukraine's crisis is not our crisis

    Re “Biden in Ukraine in show of support,” April 22 For a nation that espouses democracy, the U.S. is showing its dictatorial side in Ukraine. We have no more business being involved in Ukraine than I do in the marital affairs of the...
  • In Russia, Ukraine crisis is U.S.'s fault: 'Who is Obama, the czar of the world?'

    After pro-Russia forces entered Crimea this year, many of my American friends were aghast and worried that the situation might escalate. But in Russia, where I grew up, it’s an alternate universe.  My friends and family are outraged at those who...