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  • Russia says Ukraine must be 'neutral' as it accuses U.S., NATO

    MOSCOW Russia said it wants a "neutral" and unified Ukraine as it accused the North Atlantic Treaty Organization of seeking to turn its neighbor into a hostile state. The U.S. wields enormous influence over Ukraine, while Russia wants the people of its...
  • Czech president: Russian attack on Baltics would be suicidal

    Russia is unlikely to launch a military thrust against the Baltics because President Vladimir Putin "is not suicidal," Czech President Milos Zeman said Tuesday. The Baltic countries — Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania — were ruled by Moscow for...
  • EU gives Ukraine $267 million in low interest loans

    The European Union has given Ukraine 250 million euros ($267 million) in low interest loans as part of a package to help revive the country's lackluster economy. Top EU economy official Pierre Moscovici said Tuesday that the loans are meant for vital...
  • US to send Ukraine $18 million in food, health, shelter aid

    The United States will supply Ukraine with nearly $18 million in aid to provide shelter, food vouchers, potable water and health and sanitation in regions affected by fighting between government forces and pro-Russia fighters. The White House says Vice...
  • US dispatches elite troops to train Ukrainians

    WASHINGTON Hundreds of elite American paratroopers on Monday began training Ukrainian soldiers in the highest-level training mission the United States has yet to undertake in that Eastern European nation. The Pentagon said that the assignment of 300 "Sky...
  • U.S. paratroopers in Ukraine to train fledgling national guard troops

    U.S. paratroopers on Monday began training the first of three Ukrainian national guard units in an operation intended to improve the fighting capabilities of the irregular troops that have been on the front lines of the year-old battle against Russian-...
  • US, Ukraine start military training, defying Russian fury

    Troops from the United States and Ukraine kicked off joint training exercises Monday intended to help bolster Ukraine's defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. Speaking under driving rain at a military base in the western...
  • US troops arrive in Ukraine for training exercises

    About 300 US Army paratroopers on Friday arrived in Ukraine for training exercises with national guard units, a move criticized by Moscow and eastern Ukraine's Russia-backed separatist rebels. The troops, from the Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade,...
  • Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

    Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring. Usyk is the reigning Olympic heavyweight gold medalist and is now trying to challenge for top pro titles, but his career has become tangled up in Ukraine's political...
  • Putin confident on economy, offers to mend ties with West

    Russia has weathered the worst of its economic troubles and is on the road to recovery, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during a marathon call-in TV show, offering to normalize ties with the West if it treats Moscow as an equal partner and not a...
  • Third pro-Russia activist found dead in Ukraine capital this week

    A journalist supportive of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich was gunned down in Kiev on Thursday, the third death this week of a prominent critic of Ukraine's Western-backed government. Russian media and other loyalists of Yanukovich, who was...