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  • Human rights group sees growing proof of abductions, torture in Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Armed separatist groups and pro-Kiev forces have abducted, then beaten and tortured activists, protesters and journalists in eastern Ukraine in the last three months, Amnesty International said in a report published on Friday. No...
  • Russia protests to Kiev over shelling of border checkpoint

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia protested to Kiev on Thursday, saying a Russian checkpoint on the border with Ukraine was fired on by the Ukrainian military, which is fighting separatists in the east of the country. "The Russian side expresses its strong...
  • Ukraine rebel commander says will not pull out of Donetsk

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - An enigmatic Russian leading separatist rebels in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk made a rare appearance in public on Thursday to say he would not abandon the city though he defended his decision to pull out of the...
  • Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in further clashes in the east

    KIEV (Reuters) - Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 27 wounded in clashes with pro-Russian separatist rebels in the east of the country, the military said on Thursday. Government forces have recently gained the upper hand in the three-month...
  • Russia, France and Germany want new Ukraine truce: Kremlin

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) - The leaders of France and Germany backed Russia by calling for a new ceasefire in eastern Ukraine on Thursday but told President Vladimir Putin to prevent separatist fighters and arms crossing the border into Ukraine. French...
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of abducting female military pilot

    Russian authorities on Wednesday charged a captured Ukrainian military pilot with complicity in the deaths last month of two Russian journalists, spurring accusations in Kiev that the female officer was abducted by pro-Russia militants and illegally...
  • Holocaust suspect dies in Michigan after avoiding deportation

    John Kalymon had long insisted that he was not a war criminal. Time has proved to be his most effective defense. For Nazi hunters and European prosecutors, Kalymon's death outside Detroit last month at the age of 93 represents a lost opportunity to...
  • Ukraine has no plans to steal Russian gas bound for Europe: minister

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine has no intention of stealing Russian natural gas destined for Europe, the country's energy minister said on Wednesday, after a senior Russian official said he expected Kiev to start stealing the fuel when its own supplies ran low....
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of abducting woman army officer

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine accused Russia on Wednesday of abducting a woman army officer captured by separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine and demanded she be released and returned home. Nadezhda Savchenko, 33, was seized by pro-Russian rebels in June...
  • Putin says Russia not seeking international isolation

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia, facing the threat of new sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, wanted to avoid international isolation but would strongly defend its national interests. "We will never pursue...
  • Russia gives green light for next U.S. ambassador

    Russia gives green light for next U.S. ambassador
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has given the green light for career diplomat John Tefft to be appointed U.S. ambassador to Moscow, an aide to President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. Russian officials say privately that Tefft, a former ambassador to...