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  • Fighting in Ukraine pauses to allow evacuation of besieged town

    Fighting in Ukraine pauses to allow evacuation of besieged town
    European leaders took their case for a negotiated resolution of the nearly yearlong Ukraine conflict to the Kremlin on Friday as fighting paused briefly to allow hundreds of trapped civilians to escape the latest battleground. German Chancellor Angela...
  • Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan

    Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan
    Talks among the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on a peace initiative for Ukraine ended early Saturday with an announcement that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart would discuss a proposal to end the fighting in a four-...
  • U.N. criticizes both sides in Ukraine conflict over civilian deaths

    U.N. criticizes both sides in Ukraine conflict over civilian deaths
    Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russia separatists are increasingly engaging in "indiscriminate shelling" that has killed at least 224 civilians over a recent three-week period and imperils millions living in the eastern Ukraine war zones, the...
  • It's time for U.S. and European allies to step back from Ukrainian conflict

    PARIS -- On a weekend when the United States augmented its program of financial aid to beleaguered Ukraine, President Barack Obama himself conceded to the American TV audience (those not watching Super Bowl preparations) that the official U.S. narrative...
  • It's time for the U.S. to give Ukraine a defensive military boost

     It's time for the U.S. to give Ukraine a defensive military boost
    Fearful of provoking a new Cold War with Russia, the Obama administration has for months resisted pleas that it provide weapons to the government of Ukraine. This page has supported that cautious policy, worrying that military assistance to the government...
  • Ukraine troops fight to avoid being surrounded by rebels

    Ukraine troops fight to avoid being surrounded by rebels
    As Ukrainian troops fought Monday to defend a strategic railway hub, Russian-backed separatists pledged to boost the size of their force and Washington pondered whether to expand its assistance to Ukraine to include lethal aid. President Barack Obama...
  • The Week in Pictures | Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Travel bans were lifted in New York City and New Jersey and parts of Connecticut earlier this week after a storm predicted to be a crippling, city-crushing monster veered east and unleashed its...
  • In Kiev, Western officials press Ukraine, Russia to end conflict

    In Kiev, Western officials press Ukraine, Russia to end conflict
    With the prospect of Western arms supplies to Ukraine looming over the conflict there, top U.S. and European officials descended on snowbound Kiev on Thursday to press the leaders of Ukraine and Russia to negotiate an end to their disputes and avert a...
  • Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels swap war prisoners

    Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russia rebels exchanged nearly 370 prisoners Friday, a major step toward easing hostilities in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine handed over 222 prisoners and the rebels released 145 people, according to Russia's state RIA Novosti...
  • As oil prices weaken Russia, Putin is in denial

    As oil prices weaken Russia, Putin is in denial
    "Luck," wrote the U.S. gonzo-journalist Hunter S. Thompson, "is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it." Russian President Vladimir Putin, who last week gave the most pitiful state-of-the-nation...
  • Ukraine crisis: Shelling kills at least 6 civilians

     Shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk killed at least six civilians Tuesday, as fighting intensified between government and rebel forces. AP reporters saw the bodies of two people who were killed while waiting for a bus in the separatist-...