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  • Ukrainian separatist advance forces mass flight

    Ukrainian separatist advance forces mass flight
    As fighting escalates around the town Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine, a growing wave of civilians are fleeing their homes, taking the risk of being struck by stray projectiles on their way, and often leaving family members behind. Prime Minister...
  • Pro-Russia separatists say they've trapped thousands of Ukraine troops

    Pro-Russia separatists say they've trapped thousands of Ukraine troops
    Pro-Russia separatists claimed Saturday that they had trapped thousands of Ukrainian government troops in the course of fierce fighting in Ukraine's troubled east. “We have practically encircled 8,000 to 10,000 Kiev junta troops in the area...
  • Ukraine fighting intensifies after talks fail to reach truce accord

    Ukraine fighting intensifies after talks fail to reach truce accord
    Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, one day after representatives of the government and pro-Russia separatists failed to reach a truce at a meeting brokered by Russian and international mediators. Twenty fighters died and dozens were...
  • Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies
    Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. Residents of Debaltseve, seemingly inured to the racket, listened impassively as they mustered at the town hall on Saturday to be evacuated...
  • Artillery fire kills at least 12 civilians in Donetsk

    Artillery fire kills at least 12 civilians in Donetsk
    Artillery fire killed at least 12 civilians in the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Friday amid fierce fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops as hopes for a break in hostilities were dashed when an attempt to call a new round...
  • Captured Ukrainian army officer on hunger strike in Russia

    Captured Ukrainian army officer on hunger strike in Russia
    A Ukrainian army officer held by Russian authorities was transferred from a prison to a hospital Thursday after losing more than 60 pounds during a hunger strike to challenge her arrest, her lawyer said. Nadezhda Savchenko, who is also a Ukrainian...
  • The West can't placate Putin; it needs to help Kiev fight back

    The West can't placate Putin; it needs to help Kiev fight back
    As Western countries respond to the resumption of all-out war in Ukraine, they must ensure that the driving force behind the hostilities — Moscow — pays a greater cost for the rising civilian death toll. European Union foreign ministers are...
  • Holocaust survivors mark 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

    Holocaust survivors mark 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
    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, pro-Russia rebels swap war prisoners

    Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russia rebels exchanged nearly 370 prisoners Friday, a major step toward easing hostilities in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine handed over 222 prisoners and the rebels released 145 people, according to Russia's state RIA Novosti...
  • Ukrainian lawmakers vote to end nation's nonaligned status

    Ukrainian lawmakers vote to end nation's nonaligned status
    The Ukrainian parliament voted Tuesday to end the nation’s nonaligned status in the face of Russian aggression, angering Moscow and potentially opening the way to NATO membership in years to come. The nonaligned policy, a vestige of the nation&...
  • Report: Germany blames pro-Russian rebels for MH17 crash

    Report: Germany blames pro-Russian rebels for MH17 crash
    Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency has concluded that pro-Russian rebels are to blame for the downing of Malaysia Airline MH17 in Ukraine in July, Der Spiegel weekly reported Sunday, the first European agency to say so. The crash over pro-Russian...