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  • Eyewitness to history in Ukraine: Front & Center

    Eyewitness to history in Ukraine: Front & Center
    Ukraine became a flash point in relations between Russia and the West in 2014 when protests toppled the government in the former Soviet Republic and ignited a civil war. Russia annexed the country's Crimean peninsula and has been backing separatist forces...
  • Photographer’s notebook | The unfolding crisis in Ukraine

     
    It was supposed to be a short assignment. After all, European countries in the 21st century may sometimes be gripped by protests, and some of them may even turn violent. But they don’t usually descend into open warfare....
  • Kiev's brutal strategy in eastern Ukraine

     Kiev's brutal strategy in eastern Ukraine
    In mid-December, President Obama signed into law the Ukraine Freedom Support Act, which, among options for more sanctions against Russia, calls on the White House to provide Kiev with assistance for internally displaced persons as well as to cooperate...
  • Russia says Ukraine deal to buy U.S. nuclear fuel poses safety risks

    Russia says Ukraine deal to buy U.S. nuclear fuel poses safety risks
    Russia's Foreign Ministry accused Ukraine of endangering public safety in Europe with its decision to buy nuclear fuel for its Soviet-built nuclear plants from a U.S. supplier, saying Ukrainian leaders had failed to learn anything from the 1986...
  • Russia threatens to halt cooperation with U.S. on Iran, Syria

    Russia threatens to halt cooperation with U.S. on Iran, Syria
    Russia warned Tuesday that it may halt cooperation with the United States on Iran and Syria in response to a continuing stream of U.S. sanctions. One day after the Obama administration announced its latest penalties, the Russian Foreign Ministry...
  • No military solution to Ukraine conflict, country's president concedes

    No military solution to Ukraine conflict, country's president concedes
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko conceded Monday that his forces are unable to militarily defeat separatists backed by Russian mercenaries and armaments, and he called for a new attempt at negotiating an end to the fighting at an international...
  • Ukraine's freeze on military exports to Russia carries risks

    Ukraine's freeze on military exports to Russia carries risks
    Ukrainian factories for decades have been a key supplier to the Kremlin's war machine, providing jet engines, uranium fuel and electronics for Russia's nuclear arsenal. That interdependence, created when both were partners in the Soviet Union's Cold...
  • At Russia museum, Elgin Marbles statue is cast in a political light

    At Russia museum, Elgin Marbles statue is cast in a political light
    Some stared in awe at the impeccable 25-century-old statue. Some walked past without even stopping. "It is not in their program," explained a mentor for the latter group of giggling schoolchildren. One visitor suggested that Russia hold on to the iconic...
  • Russia expands Eurasian Union in competition with European bloc

    Russia expands Eurasian Union in competition with European bloc
    Russian President Vladimir Putin expanded his emerging Eurasian Economic Union with the announcement Tuesday that tiny and impoverished Kyrgyzstan will join the bloc four months after it comes into force on New Year's Day. The alliance of former...
  • Ukrainian lawmakers vote to end nation's nonaligned status

    Ukrainian lawmakers vote to end nation's nonaligned status
    The Ukrainian parliament voted Tuesday to end the nation’s nonaligned status in the face of Russian aggression, angering Moscow and potentially opening the way to NATO membership in years to come. The nonaligned policy, a vestige of the nation&...
  • 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...