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  • Ukraine rebels seen withdrawing heavy weapons from front line

    Ukraine rebels seen withdrawing heavy weapons from front line
    Separatist fighters in east Ukraine moved rocket launchers to a location 43 miles back from the front line with government troops Friday in the first confirmed compliance with a cease-fire agreed earlier this month. Associated Press journalists in the...
  • Ukraine truce holds as weapons pullback proceeds for second day

    KIEV, Ukraine The latest attempt at peace in Ukraine's easternmost regions appeared to take hold as the military withdrew heavy weapons from the front lines for a second day. The situation in the conflict zone was "relatively calm" during the night, with...
  • Ukraine, separatists say they are pulling back heavy weapons

    Ukraine, separatists say they are pulling back heavy weapons
    Ukrainian defense officials and leaders of the separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine announced Thursday that they were moving tanks and other heavy weaponry away from the front lines in a belated effort to abide by the conditions of a European-...
  • Poland to help train Ukrainian military instructors

    Poland's defense minister says Poland will help train Ukrainian military instructors in Ukraine, in a NATO response to Kiev's request for military assistance. Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak said Polish military instructors will train their Ukrainian...
  • Putin paradise becomes economic no-go zone where cash rules

    MOSCOW Nearly a year after Russia annexed Crimea, Moscow's man here, Oleg Saveliev, is struggling with a seemingly mundane task: paying bills. Like everyone on this disputed Black Sea peninsula, the minister for Crimea is living in an economic no man's...
  • Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by 'end of week'

    Russia could cut off supplies to neighboring Ukraine by the end of the week if it does not get further payments from the country, state-owned gas company Gazprom said Thursday. Spokesman Sergei Kupriyanov said in televised remarks that "if no new funds...
  • Ukrainian POWs dig out bodies of comrades killed at airport

    Ukrainian POWs in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk began a task Wednesday that strained their hearts as well as their muscles: digging through the rubble to retrieve the bodies of fellow soldiers killed last month in the bitter battle for the city's...
  • Russian court refuses to release Ukrainian prisoner

    A Russian court on Wednesday refused to release a Ukrainian prisoner whose fate has attracted global attention. Moscow's City Court turned down an appeal by Nadezhda Savchenko's lawyers, ruling that she should remain behind bars pending an investigation....
  • Putin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff

    President Vladimir Putin warned Wednesday that Russia will cut gas supplies to Ukraine if it fails to pay in advance for future deliveries. Putin said that Ukraine's latest payment would be good only for another three to four days, warning that Russia...
  • US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern

    The Obama administration is still struggling with whether to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine amid concerns that such a move might only escalate Russia's military campaign there, U.S. defense leaders told Congress Wednesday. Air Force Gen....
  • Ukraine disputes rebel claim that weapons pullback begins

    Russian-backed separatists moved some heavy weapons well back from the front line Tuesday in eastern Ukraine, but the Ukrainian government disputed the rebels' claim that a real pullback had begun. A peace plan worked out in marathon talks on Feb. 12...