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  • Holocaust survivors mark 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

    Holocaust survivors mark 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
    A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing...
  • 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-...
  • Russia, Ukraine agree pullback line for heavy arms

    Separatist forces deployed more arms and manpower Wednesday to an emerging flashpoint in eastern Ukraine, hours before diplomats from Russia and Ukraine agreed on a dividing line from where both sides should pull back their heavy weapons. Germany's...
  • Ukraine says more Russian troops crossed border; fighting escalates

    Ukraine's president on Wednesday accused Russia of moving additional troops and military hardware into his country, a charge the Moscow quickly denied amid intense fighting in eastern Ukraine. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland,...
  • Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists

    Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists
    Ukrainian troops have retreated from the artillery-shattered skeleton of what was once the country’s second-busiest airport after an eight-month battle apparently lost to pro-Russia separatists, Ukrainian officials conceded Thursday. Although...
  • Sundance 2015: As war escalates at home, two Ukrainians take on Putin

    Sundance 2015: As war escalates at home, two Ukrainians take on Putin
    As movie executives arrived at the Sundance Film Festival this week from places like Beverly Hills and the Upper West Side, Artem Ryzhykov took a more perilous route. The cinematographer and star of a new documentary titled “The Russian...
  • Indiscriminate rocket fire kills 30 in Ukraine as rebels launch offensive

    Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The Ukrainian president called the blitz a terrorist attack and NATO and the U.S....
  • 30 killed, 102 injured in missile attack on Ukraine port city

    30 killed, 102 injured in missile attack on Ukraine port city
    Thirty civilians were killed and102 wounded in missile attacks Saturday on Mariupol, an industrial center and seaport in southeast Ukraine, officials said. The Grad missiles struck a day after Donetsk region pro-Russia separatist leader Alexander...
  • Ukraine: Phone calls prove Russia-backed rebels attacked city, killed 30

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove Russia-backed rebels attacked city, killed 30
    Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. The attack on...
  • Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as peace rally is held in Kiev

    Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as peace rally is held in Kiev
    Fierce fighting raged in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday as tens of thousands of people gathered in the capital, Kiev, to light candles for peace. President Petro Poroshenko appeared at the rally in Kiev's Independence Square with his...