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  • Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fighting

    Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian government troops fought pitched battles Monday for control of Donetsk airport, while residential areas nearby were caught in intensive crossfire. The airport, reduced to a wreck by months of heavy fighting, has been...
  • Ukraine leader vows to reassert control over separatist-held east as fighting hits new heights

    Ukraine's president vowed Sunday to reassert government control over eastern regions as the army unleashed a counter-offensive against Russian-backed separatist fighters vying for command over the airport in the city of Donetsk. The separatist stronghold...
  • Pro-Russia rebels say they have seized airport in Donetsk, Ukraine

    Pro-Russia rebels say they have seized airport in Donetsk, Ukraine
    Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine claimed Monday that they have seized control of the Donetsk airport after days of intense fighting. Ukrainian officials have not confirmed a retreat. "All attempts of the Ukrainian army to take the airport and to...
  • AP PHOTOS: Crimea's people face new uncertainties in adjusting to life as part of Russia

    Crimea, promised Russian President Vladimir Putin, "will be a home to all the peoples living there." Yet 10 months since the Kremlin tore up the map of Europe and seized the strategic Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine, many of Crimea's 2.2 million...
  • Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as peace rally is held in Kiev

    Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as peace rally is held in Kiev
    Fierce fighting raged in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday as tens of thousands of people gathered in the capital, Kiev, to light candles for peace. President Petro Poroshenko appeared at the rally in Kiev's Independence Square with his...
  • Fierce fighting resumes in eastern Ukraine after failure of diplomacy

    Ukrainian military brass and pro-Russia separatists have abandoned all pretense of adhering to a cease-fire, sending massive reinforcements Friday to their eastern Ukraine battlegrounds and engaging in a fierce battle for control of the devastated airport...
  • Ukraine separatists claim victory in battle for airport in Donetsk, their stronghold city

    Russian-backed separatists announced Thursday they had captured the shattered remains of the Donetsk airport terminal in eastern Ukraine and plan to claw back more territory, further dashing hopes for a lasting peace agreement. The airport, on the...
  • Obama's hesitation in Ukraine endangers Eastern Europe

    With the United States understandably focused on Islamist threats to the civilized world, Russia's Vladimir Putin continues to whittle away at the post-Cold War architecture of global relations by ignoring his commitment to respect Ukraine's sovereignty...
  • Commander of Ukrainian rebel 'Batman' battalion killed

    A Ukrainian security official says a prominent rebel commander in the separatist eastern region of Luhansk has been killed. A website of the separatist Luhansk People's Republic said that Alexander Bednov, head of a battalion called "Batman," was...
  • NATO creates rapid-reaction force to protect Eastern Europe

    An interim force of German, Norwegian and Dutch troops stands ready to respond to any security threat from the east, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters in Berlin on Wednesday. The new "high-readiness spearhead force" is in place...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 8, 2015

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in France, where the country awoke to the aftermath of its deadliest attack on home soil in decades, a national day of mourning was marked with flags flying at half staff and crowds gathering at some of the country&#...