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  • Russian-speaking veterans seek to preserve their legacy

     
    The men who created the Los Angeles Assn. of Veterans of WWII almost four decades ago sought to preserve the memory of the sacrifices they made as youth defending their Soviet homeland during World War II. At its peak the group’s membership grew...
  • 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,...
  • In Ukraine's east, support for the central government in Kiev is dying

    In Ukraine's east, support for the central government in Kiev is dying
    A year ago, Luda Nesterenko didn't give much thought to her nationality. With a Ukrainian mother and a Russian father, Nesterenko, like so many in this region of the former Soviet Union, is a mix of two Slavic cultures so close that she hardly felt the...
  • Wreckage from MH-17 downed over Ukraine being sent to Netherlands

    Local disaster response workers in eastern Ukraine began loading the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 onto trucks Monday for transport to the Netherlands and further examination in hopes of identifying the cause of the disaster, the Dutch Safety...
  • Russian ruble hits record low as oil slump, sanctions hit home

    Russian ruble hits record low as oil slump, sanctions hit home
    The Russian ruble hit a record low Monday as the country's economy continued to reel from the combined effect of slumping oil prices and international sanctions. The value of the currency slid to close to 54 rubles to the U.S. dollar at the Moscow...
  • Ukraine's freeze on military exports to Russia carries risks

    Ukraine's freeze on military exports to Russia carries risks
    Ukrainian factories for decades have been a key supplier to the Kremlin's war machine, providing jet engines, uranium fuel and electronics for Russia's nuclear arsenal. That interdependence, created when both were partners in the Soviet Union's Cold...
  • German-Russian relations said headed for long impasse over Ukraine

    German-Russian relations said headed for long impasse over Ukraine
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel put her political colleagues on notice Wednesday that relations with Russia may be in for long-term difficulties over Moscow's aggressions against Ukraine. In her toughest assessment yet of Russian President Vladimir...
  • France freezes warship delivery to Russia, citing Ukraine conflict

    France freezes warship delivery to Russia, citing Ukraine conflict
    France has put on hold a controversial deal to supply Russia with two high-tech amphibious assault ships following international concern over Moscow's military involvement in Ukraine. President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday that delivery of the...
  • Pictures in the News | November 18, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Israel, where two Palestinian attackers slashed and shot to death four rabbis who were praying in a Jerusalem synagogue -- an attack that horrified Israelis, drew international condemnation and threatened to...
  • Russia says it loses billions to oil slump, sanctions

    Russia says it loses billions to oil slump, sanctions
    International sanctions and slumping oil prices are costing Russia well over $100 billion a year, a top official acknowledged Monday. “We are losing about $40 billion a year because of geopolitical sanctions and about $90 [billion] to $100 billion...
  • Poroshenko: Ukrainians will vote on joining NATO years from now

    The divisive issue of whether Ukraine should join NATO will be put to a vote years from now, after the necessary reforms have been completed, President Petro Poroshenko announced Monday. Russia's steadfast opposition to its neighbor and longtime ally...