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  • U.S. says it's ready to press Russia amid renewed Ukraine unrest

    Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said the U.S. is "prepared to do more" to press Russia after battles between Ukrainian troops and separatists intensified to the deadliest in almost five months. Speaking in Kiev on Wednesday, Lew reiterated plans for as...
  • Putin goes all in as Ukraine fights for funding to avert default

    Vladimir Putin is playing for keeps in Ukraine and he might bankrupt the country to get what he wants. As fighting flares anew in the 10-month-old conflict and the death toll mounts, that's the assessment of analysts in Ukraine and New York, as well as...
  • How Ukraine's outgunned 'cyborgs' lost Donetsk airport

    How Ukraine's outgunned 'cyborgs' lost Donetsk airport
    The Ukrainian platoon commander sat in a burned-out armored vehicle on the edge of the Donetsk airport runway with the body of his comrade in the driver's seat next to him. He could hear the separatist fighters who had killed the man just yards away in...
  • On Auschwitz anniversary, Jewish leader warns that Jews are again being demonized

    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...
  • Ukraine moves to shut Russia-backed rebels out of peace talks by declaring them terrorists

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday declared the Russia-backed separatist republics in the east to be terrorist organizations, formally eliminating the possibility of holding peace talks with their representatives, as fighting escalated. The move came...
  • Putin visits Jewish Museum on Auschwitz liberation anniversary, slams Ukrainian government

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has used the commemorations marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz to press the Russian points on Ukraine. Putin, who was absent from Tuesday's commemorations in Poland because of a deep strain...
  • EU leaders threaten more anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine as fighting in east rages

    European Union leaders are threatening fresh sanctions against Russia because of what it sees as "growing support" of Moscow for separatists in eastern Ukraine during intensified fighting over the past days. In Tuesday's rare joint declaration outside...
  • Defiant Putin calls Ukrainian army NATO's foreign legion, NATO accuses Moscow of arming rebels

    A defiant President Vladimir Putin on Monday called the Ukrainian army a "NATO foreign legion," reflecting his readiness to stand up to the West regardless of rising economic costs, as Standard & Poor's rating agency downgraded Russia's credit rating to...
  • Ukraine says intercepted communications prove Russian-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...
  • Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city of Mariupol; President calls the shelling a terrorist act

    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...