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  • Ukraine peace summit scratched after diplomacy fails to break impasse

    Ukraine peace summit scratched after diplomacy fails to break impasse
    The foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine failed to make progress at a meeting in Berlin on Monday night with their counterparts from France and Germany, prompting cancellation of a four-party peace summit that had been planned for Thursday in...
  • Russia calls West's linkage of Ukraine and terror fight 'childish'

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday accused Western leaders of excluding the Kremlin from diplomatic brainstorming on how to fight global terrorism as punishment for its role in the Ukraine crisis. Lavrov was in Paris for weekend...
  • 'Frozen conflicts': Democracies decline to uphold their own values

    The front lines in eastern Ukraine have moved very little in recent weeks as Russia-backed separatists and government forces hunker down for winter and a World War I-style impasse sets in. Ukraine appears on its way to becoming the latest "frozen...
  • Ukraine, separatists sign new truce to replace failed Sept. 5 accord

    Ukraine, separatists sign new truce to replace failed Sept. 5 accord
    After more than 1,000 combat-related deaths in eastern Ukraine since a cease-fire was declared three months ago, government forces and pro-Russia separatists have signed a new truce to take effect Friday and require withdrawal of all heavy weaponry,...
  • Kiev's brutal strategy in eastern Ukraine

    In mid-December, President Obama signed into law the Ukraine Freedom Support Act, which, among options for more sanctions against Russia, calls on the White House to provide Kiev with assistance for internally displaced persons as well as to cooperate...
  • How do countries rank on corruption?

    How do countries rank on corruption?
    From war-ravaged backwaters to the world’s economic powerhouses, little progress was recorded over the last year in the fight against bribe-takers and backroom dealers, Transparency International reported in its annual corruption survey. More...
  • Ukraine says nuclear plant transformer damage poses no danger

    Ukrainian authorities said Wednesday that a damaged transformer at a nuclear power plant in Zaporizhia, an industrial center, cut electrical power production for several days but did not pose any danger. Authorities said the problem in a power-...
  • Vladimir Putin says Crimea is part of Russia historically and forever

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday defended Moscow’s annexation of Crimea this year and implied that the “strategically important” peninsula will remain part of Russia “from now on and forever.” In his annual...
  • A day with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker

    A day with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker
    Penny Pritzker could have just walked by. But she didn't. U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell — her boss' archrival, the Kentucky Republican who will assume control of the U.S. Senate in January — was sitting there, behind a newspaper, waiting,...
  • Loan of Elgin Marbles piece to Russia spurs several controversies

    Loan of Elgin Marbles piece to Russia spurs several controversies
    The British Museum's decision to lend a piece from the disputed Elgin Marbles collection to Russia's Hermitage Museum ignited disputes across Europe on Friday, with the Greek government condemning the cultural overture as "an affront to the Greek people."...
  • In Ukraine, citizens feeling war's toll on economy

    In Ukraine, citizens feeling war's toll on economy
    Galina Artemyuk doesn't bother with gloves even though the mercury never rises above freezing this time of year and her wind-chapped hands are as red as boiled lobsters. She needs her fingers free to swiftly sort and wrap her daily consignment of 400...