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  • Italian prime minister in Moscow to discuss Russia-EU ties

    Italy's prime minister visited Moscow on Thursday in a bid to repair ties that have been hurt by Russia-West tensions over Ukraine. Most Western leaders have shunned Moscow as relations have plunged to their lowest point since the Cold War. Italian Prime...
  • Ukraine bans Russian media outlets from official events

    Russian news agency Tass says that Russian media outlets are no longer granted access to official events in Ukraine. Tass quoted an unidentified Ukrainian foreign ministry official as saying, "from this week we no longer accredit Russian media." On Feb....
  • Ex-Ukraine minister arrested in Spain for embezzlement

    Spanish police have arrested former Ukraine finance minister Yuri Kolobov, who is accused of embezzling millions of euros in state funds. A Civil Guard statement Thursday said Kolobov was detained in the eastern coastal town of Altea where he is believed...
  • Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine

    A rebel-held city scarred by months of conflict in eastern Ukraine suffered more tragedy Wednesday when a methane gas explosion in a coal mine killed at least 24 workers and left nine missing. As rescue efforts stretched past sundown, separatist...
  • Girlfriend of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov is in hiding

     Girlfriend of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov is in hiding
    Anna Duritskaya apparently was so afraid that she skipped the Moscow funeral of her slain lover to flee under diplomatic escort to her native Ukraine. The mystery that lingers: Who might do her harm? The 23-year-old girlfriend and sole known witness...
  • US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine

    Both Republican and Democratic members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday stepped up pressure on the Obama administration to support Ukraine with weapons to defend against attacks from pro-Russian rebels. "To not decide is to decide,"...
  • Putin calls opposition politician's slaying a 'disgrace'

    President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called the slaying of his top critic a "disgrace" to Russia, while the opposition promised to complete Boris Nemtsov's work on a report documenting evidence of Russian troops' involvement in fighting in eastern...
  • As Nemtsov buried, Russian opposition faces gloomy future

    After paying their final tributes Tuesday to slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, many members of Russia's beleaguered opposition are looking into the future with gloom. The sadness and loss that drew thousands to Nemtsov's funeral is unlikely to add...
  • AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    As the war between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukraine government still raged in eastern Ukraine, another shocking news story involving Russia developed last week: the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on a bridge in Moscow. Russian police...
  • Stepping back from the precipice in Eastern Europe

    PARIS -- What has the past year of war inside Ukraine been about? The night of the coup or putsch in Kiev, a member of the Ukrainian parliament called for a law prohibiting the use of the Russian language in Ukraine -- a supremely stupid act, quickly...
  • Slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov buried as thousands pay final respects

    Slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov buried as thousands pay final respects
    Thousands of people clutching flowers and candles lined up Tuesday on a typically bleak, gray afternoon to pay their last respects to Boris Nemtsov, the charismatic politician and opposition leader who was gunned down last week in the shadow of the...