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  • Does NATO want Ukraine?

     Does NATO want Ukraine?
    Talk about poking the bear with a sharp stick. Ukraine's parliament overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to rile Russian President Vladimir Putin by moving to join NATO. If that happens, another of Russia's neighbors would come under the protective umbrella of...
  • Russia blames NATO for Ukraine abandoning nonaligned status

    Top Russian security officials Wednesday accused NATO of pressuring Ukraine to drop its post-Soviet nonaligned status and warned that Moscow's relations with the Western alliance would be damaged beyond repair if it extends membership to the longtime...
  • Ukraine, separatists exchange prisoners after latest talks break down

    The Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists began an "all-for-all" exchange of prisoners late Friday, Russian news agencies reported after delays apparently caused by a dispute over where to swap the captives. The exchange of 150 Ukrainian...
  • Russia revises military doctrine to name NATO as chief threat

    Russia revises military doctrine to name NATO as chief threat
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed into law a new defense doctrine that identifies NATO as the chief threat to Russian security and claims the right to use nuclear weapons to counter any aggression that "threatens the very existence" of...
  • Ukrainian Village bank robber sought

    Ukrainian Village bank robber sought
    Authorities are seeking a man who robbed a bank in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood Friday afternoon. The robbery happened at 4:54 p.m. at the PNC branch at 2100 W. Chicago Ave., according to the FBI. The robber, a white man in his 30s between 5...
  • Russia threatens to halt cooperation with U.S. on Iran, Syria

    Russia warned Tuesday that it may halt cooperation with the United States on Iran and Syria in response to a continuing stream of U.S. sanctions. One day after the Obama administration announced its latest penalties, the Russian Foreign Ministry...
  • AirAsia jet missing on flight from Indonesia to Singapore; 162 aboard

    AirAsia jet missing on flight from Indonesia to Singapore; 162 aboard
    An AirAsia Indonesia commercial flight to Singapore with 162 people on board was missing Sunday after it lost contact with air traffic controllers, according to the airline and aviation officials. Indonesian rescue teams were searching for QZ8501, an...
  • New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat
    Russia identified NATO as the nation's No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional weapons to deter foreign aggression under a new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin on Friday. NATO...
  • At Russia museum, Elgin Marbles statue is cast in a political light

    At Russia museum, Elgin Marbles statue is cast in a political light
    Some stared in awe at the impeccable 25-century-old statue. Some walked past without even stopping. "It is not in their program," explained a mentor for the latter group of giggling schoolchildren. One visitor suggested that Russia hold on to the iconic...
  • Russia expands Eurasian Union in competition with European bloc

    Russia expands Eurasian Union in competition with European bloc
    Russian President Vladimir Putin expanded his emerging Eurasian Economic Union with the announcement Tuesday that tiny and impoverished Kyrgyzstan will join the bloc four months after it comes into force on New Year's Day. The alliance of former...
  • 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...