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  • Ukraine cease-fire mostly holds; each side accuses other of violations

    The battlefields of eastern Ukraine fell mostly silent Sunday as a shaky cease-fire went into effect, but both sides in the fight between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukrainian government accused the other of sporadic small arms and mortar fire....
  • In Ukraine, deadly shelling continues hours before cease-fire begins

    In Ukraine, deadly shelling continues hours before cease-fire begins
    Lethal shelling continued to rock towns in war-torn eastern Ukraine late Saturday, in the hours before a Sunday cease-fire began. Seven Ukrainian troops were killed and 23 wounded in attacks by pro-Russia separatists, according to Ukrainian National...
  • Another reluctant warrior in the White House

    Another reluctant warrior in the White House
    President Barack Obama's latest war strategy makes one wonder: Is another Woodrow Wilson in the Oval Office debating with himself about how to meet the existential threat that faces him? In laying out his call to Congress for a new authorization for use...
  • Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal

     Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal
    Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persisted Monday around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine — fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered by European leaders last week....
  • 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-...
  • Ukraine's conflict a complicated puzzle

    Ukraine's conflict a complicated puzzle
    Ukraine's president pushed Saturday for a quick cease-fire in his country's troubled east, insisting that the conflict must be resolved and not "frozen," and pressed Kiev's case to be supplied with defensive weapons. Petro Poroshenko spoke amid a hectic...
  • Ukraine president pushes for fast cease-fire, defensive arms

    Ukraine president pushes for fast cease-fire, defensive arms
    Ukraine's president pushed for both a quick cease-fire in his country's troubled east and defensive weapons from the West, as mediators sought momentum Saturday for a deal to stem the fighting at Europe's edge. Petro Poroshenko and Russian President...
  • Arming Ukraine could backfire

    To the editor: Professor Rajan Menon's skepticism of arming the Ukrainians is certainly at odds with the view of Secretary of Defense-designate Ashton Carter, who is "very much inclined" to provide arms to Ukraine. ("Want to arm Kiev? Better have a Plan...
  • Western unity over Ukraine-Russia crisis begins to show cracks

    Western unity over Ukraine-Russia crisis begins to show cracks
    Through nine months of struggle to halt Russia’s military thrust into Ukraine, Western unity has been a foremost priority for American and European leaders. Now, with the crisis entering a dangerous new phase, that solid front is in danger of...
  • No arms to Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Ukrainian rebels his country backs clearly have the upper hand going into planned a summit meeting with Western leaders in Belarus on Wednesday . In recent weeks Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of...