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  • Russia says ruble crisis over as reserves dive, inflation climbs

    Russia says ruble crisis over as reserves dive, inflation climbs
    Russia said on Thursday its currency crisis was over even though its forex reserves have plunged and annual inflation has climbed above 10 percent, adding to the problems facing the government as it fights its worst economic crisis since 1998. The...
  • Russian leaders seek to revisit history as tension with U.S. grows

    Russian leaders seek to revisit history as tension with U.S. grows
    A leading Russian elected official on Thursday called for an investigation of the United States' atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II as a "crime against humanity." The effort to reconsider history by Sergei Naryshkin, the...
  • Does NATO want Ukraine?

     Does NATO want Ukraine?
    Talk about poking the bear with a sharp stick. Ukraine's parliament overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to rile Russian President Vladimir Putin by moving to join NATO. If that happens, another of Russia's neighbors would come under the protective umbrella of...
  • Russia blames NATO for Ukraine abandoning nonaligned status

    Top Russian security officials Wednesday accused NATO of pressuring Ukraine to drop its post-Soviet nonaligned status and warned that Moscow's relations with the Western alliance would be damaged beyond repair if it extends membership to the longtime...
  • Ukraine, separatists exchange prisoners after latest talks break down

    Ukraine, separatists exchange prisoners after latest talks break down
    The Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists began an "all-for-all" exchange of prisoners late Friday, Russian news agencies reported after delays apparently caused by a dispute over where to swap the captives. The exchange of 150 Ukrainian...
  • Russia revises military doctrine to name NATO as chief threat

    Russia revises military doctrine to name NATO as chief threat
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed into law a new defense doctrine that identifies NATO as the chief threat to Russian security and claims the right to use nuclear weapons to counter any aggression that "threatens the very existence" of...
  • Ukrainian Village bank robber sought

    Ukrainian Village bank robber sought
    Authorities are seeking a man who robbed a bank in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood Friday afternoon. The robbery happened at 4:54 p.m. at the PNC branch at 2100 W. Chicago Ave., according to the FBI. The robber, a white man in his 30s between 5...
  • AirAsia jet missing on flight from Indonesia to Singapore; 162 aboard

    AirAsia jet missing on flight from Indonesia to Singapore; 162 aboard
    An AirAsia Indonesia commercial flight to Singapore with 162 people on board was missing Sunday after it lost contact with air traffic controllers, according to the airline and aviation officials. Indonesian rescue teams were searching for QZ8501, an...
  • Should Ukraine rewrite history and reacquire nuclear weapons? No and no.

    Should Ukraine rewrite history and reacquire nuclear weapons? No and no.
    Twenty years ago in Budapest, Hungary, leaders of the United States, Russia, Britain and Ukraine signed a memorandum on nuclear weapons and Ukrainian security. It committed Ukraine to remove nuclear arms from its territory and join the Nuclear...
  • Seven recent blasts in Ukraine city stir fear of new Russian menace

    At least seven bomb blasts in little more than a month in Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, have stirred fears among residents and the government in Kiev that Russia-backed rebels are trying to destabilize the militarily strategic region....
  • Robert J. Fisher: Putin's imperialism serves as lesson for U.S. domestic policy

    Robert J. Fisher: Putin's imperialism serves as lesson for U.S. domestic policy
    Russian President Vladimir Putin abruptly left the recent G20 conference in Australia in the face of mounting criticism of his nation's imperialistic designs on Eastern Ukraine. Ironically, the loudest criticism was generated by Great Britain, France...