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  • Review: 'Panic in a Suitcase' by Yelena Akhtiorskaya

    Review: 'Panic in a Suitcase' by Yelena Akhtiorskaya
    Yelena Akhtiorskaya's debut novel, "Panic in a Suitcase," explores the Eastern European immigrant experience through the story of a Ukrainian family living in Brighton Beach, N.Y. This is, of course, familiar terrain. Starting a century ago with writers...
  • Documentary 'Maidan' polarizes participants in Ukraine revolution

     Documentary 'Maidan' polarizes participants in Ukraine revolution
    Watching dramas or comedies in the cities where they were shot is a fairly common experience. But it's not often one views a film about a revolution just blocks from where the uprising happened. That surreal situation has been playing out over the...
  • Investigators finally reach Ukraine crash site; Moscow fights back after sanctions

    Investigators finally reach Ukraine crash site; Moscow fights back after sanctions
    The Office of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) security and rights organization said its monitors, accompanied by Dutch and Australian experts, reached the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, two weeks after the...
  • Ukraine's parliament rejects prime minister's resignation

    A week after Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said he wanted to resign, the government offered a reply: You can’t. The Ukrainian parliament voted Thursday to keep Yatsenyuk as prime minister. The tally was 109-16 against Yatsenyuk’s...
  • Obama: New Russia sanctions will have 'an even bigger bite'

    Obama: New Russia sanctions will have 'an even bigger bite'
    President Obama announced a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russia's banking, arms and energy sectors, the latest step intended to punish Moscow for backing separatist militias in eastern Ukraine.  "Today is a reminder that the United States means what...
  • With Ukraine, Putin is courting the home crowd

    The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has finally spurred the United States and Europe to agree on imposing additional sanctions on Russia. But Vladimir Putin's tactics in Ukraine are likely to be far more influenced by his domestic political...
  • Obama needs to work on his foreign policy, not his golf game

    Nero fiddled while Rome burned. On Saturday, President Obama played golf while his foreign policy, and that of the nation he leads, was going up in smoke. Literally. Saturday was the day the State Department ordered the evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in...
  • Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine; West steps up Russia sanctions

    Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine; West steps up Russia sanctions
    Ukraine’s fight against pro-Russia separatists continued at a feverish pace Tuesday as the European Union and the U.S. moved to toughen sanctions against Moscow. As battles flared in several eastern Ukrainian cities, the 28-nation EU agreed on...
  • Ukraine economy shrinks faster as conflict takes its toll

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's economic decline has accelerated as fighting between the army and pro-Russian separatists in the east took a heavy toll on industry and other economic activity in the last three months. The national statistics office said on...
  • Will the new sanctions make Putin blink?

    Will the new sanctions make Putin blink?
    Will new billions of dollars, euros or rubles in economic losses get Russian President Vladimir Putin's attention? We may soon find out. President Barack Obama and leaders of the European Union on Tuesday finally got on the same page in their efforts to...
  • Russian assets rally, shrugging off Western sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian assets rallied on Wednesday, shrugging off a new round of Western economic sanctions on Moscow as investors deemed the punitive measures less severe than feared and analysts said their impact was already priced in. The European...