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  • Ukraine's Independence Day

    Good news: It's been a terrible few days for Russian President Vladimir Putin's grand ambition to resurrect the former Soviet Union and bear-hug neighboring countries into submission. Putin has tried to strong-arm Ukraine's new president, Petro...
  • Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists agree to new peace talks

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine and Russia backed a new cease-fire plan Wednesday as a Kiev government assault intensified and apparently drove pro-Russia separatists into retreat from their stronghold in the city of Donetsk. The agreement to restart...
  • Report: 'High-energy objects' downed Malaysia Flight MH17 over Ukraine

    Report: 'High-energy objects' downed Malaysia Flight MH17 over Ukraine
    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 broke apart over Ukraine due to impact from a large number of fragments, the Dutch Safety Board said Tuesday, in a report that Malaysia's prime minister and several experts said suggested it was shot down from the ground. The...
  • Canada says its frigate buzzed by Russian warplanes during NATO drill

    Russia has made clear once again that it doesn't want NATO forces on its borders. Or on its shores. Or anywhere near foreign territory it occupies. Canadian Defense Minister Rob Nicholson has accused the Kremlin of sending three warplanes to buzz its...
  • President Poroshenko and Ukraine

    It seems evident that Barack Obama today still does not understand how much he owes to President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine. If he did, and if the cease-fire and negotiation terms Mr. Poroshenko has signed with the country's pro-Russian insurgents in the...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Flight MH17 crash report answers one question

    At first glance, the preliminary report on the July 17 crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine is pretty thin gruel. It does, however, rule out most explanations except the one that involves a ground-to air-missile. At the same time,...
  • Villagers in Ukraine cope with horrors of downed plane and fighting

    Villagers in Ukraine cope with horrors of downed plane and fighting
    When bodies from doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 fell from the sky and landed in this southeastern Ukrainian village in July, Ivan Savin knew the disaster would bring more problems. It took three days for emergency workers to remove the decaying...
  • Ukraine's chief says most Russian forces gone, vows more local powers

    Ukraine's chief says most Russian forces gone, vows more local powers
    Russia has withdrawn about 70% of the armed groups it sent into eastern Ukraine in recent weeks, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday, quoting his nation’s intelligence sources. “That gives us a real hope that peace efforts have...
  • Amid talk of truce, leader of small Ukrainian town fears an attack

    Amid talk of truce, leader of small Ukrainian town fears an attack
    If a cease-fire deal is near between Kiev and Moscow, it hasn’t calmed the nerves of Mykola Byshkov, the head of the regional administration for this strategically located town in eastern Ukraine. In the last several days, pro-Russia separatists...
  • The Tallinn declaration [Editorial]

    The Tallinn declaration  [Editorial]
    In the wake of Russia's increasingly belligerent behavior in Ukraine, President Barack Obama delivered a ringing declaration of NATO's support for the Baltic countries Wednesday in the capital of Estonia, a former Soviet Republic and current NATO member...
  • In Estonia, Obama vows to defend Baltic states, invokes NATO policy

    In Estonia, Obama vows to defend Baltic states, invokes NATO policy
    President Obama pledged Wednesday that the U.S. would go to war if necessary to protect former Soviet territories in the Baltic region from Russia and signaled new steps to strengthen Ukraine's ability to defend itself, sharply raising the stakes in the...