| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On a summer's day in the park, children gripped Frisbees and ice cream cones as they tottered next to distracted parents. A wedding party simulated a conga line for a patient cameraman. A trio of twentysomething men sipped kvass, a favorite only-looks-...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:40 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:30 AM
President Barack Obama is right to refrain from action against Russia ("The Obama doctrine under fire," July 25). After years of war, the U.S. has learned its lesson: don't mess with a hornet's nest thousands of miles away.
Putting boots on the ground...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:08 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:47 AM
A small U.S. military team has arrived in Kiev to help investigate the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, the United States said on Tuesday, with more direct training support for Ukraine also possible.
The team of about 10 people - which...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The president's demeanor is worrying a lot of people. From the immigration crisis on the Mexican border to the Islamic State rising in Mesopotamia, Barack Obama seems totally detached. When he does interrupt his endless rounds of golf, fundraising and...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:29 PM
There is war in Europe. I'm not using the historic present tense to evoke August 1914. I'm talking about August 2014. What is happening in eastern Ukraine is war — “ambiguous war” as a British parliamentary committee calls it, rather...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:15 PM
NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Investors fretting about the possibility of a big reversal in global stock markets may just want to borrow a slogan from the British - and just keep calm and carry on.
It won't be easy given the background noise. Fears of a...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Jewish immigrants have provided a rich source of comedy — some of it dark — in American literature. Think Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth, Gary Shteyngart and, more recently, Anya Ulinich. Make way for a fresh female voice. Yelena Akhtiorskaya,...
| Aug 3, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — For a second time this year, the Daily Press is hosting representatives from a newspaper in Ukraine.
Three employees of Rivne Vechirne and two interpreters will work alongside Daily Press staff this week, learning about the news,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 6:45 PM
International investigators began gaining access Monday to the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed last week, as pro-Russia separatists holding the area turned over the plane’s flight recorders to Malaysian officials....