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  • Ukraine troops land in eastern town, then pull back to base

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian airborne troops landed in a town in the east of the country on Tuesday apparently at the start of a crackdown to root out pro-Russian separatists - but they pulled back into base after meeting a hostile...
  • U.N. finds fear-mongering by Russian speakers in Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Ethnic Russians in eastern Ukraine have falsely claimed to be under assault to justify Russian intervention, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday as it warned that such propaganda could affect Ukraine's presidential election...
  • Slovakia offers way to send Ukraine some gas if Russia cuts supply

    VELKE KAPUSANY, Slovakia (Reuters) - Slovakia, Ukraine's best hope of getting gas from Europe if the Kremlin halts supply, said it might help by reopening a small pipeline but stopped short of agreeing to reverse the flow of major links that take...
  • Putin urges U.N., world to condemn Kiev's actions in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday that the United Nations and the international community should condemn the use of force by the Ukrainian authorities in eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin...
  • Ukraine says it reclaimed airport seized by pro-Russia separatists

    Ukraine says it reclaimed airport seized by pro-Russia separatists
    MOSCOW -- Ukrainian forces launched combat operations against pro-Russian separatists Tuesday and recaptured a military airport in the eastern part of the country, the acting president said.  Explosions and gunfire were heard from around the airport,...
  • Ukraine on brink of civil war, Russia says

    Ukraine on brink of civil war, Russia says
    Russia declared Ukraine on the brink of civil war Tuesday as Kiev said an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Moscow separatists was under way, with troops and armored personnel carriers seen near a flashpoint eastern town. Ukrainian airborne...
  • NATO chief accuses Russia of deep involvement in east Ukraine

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Russia is deeply involved in the crisis in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Moscow separatists have seized control of a number of government buildings, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Tuesday. The remarks from the...
  • Russia's Ukraine tactics sharpen EU split on sanctions

    PARIS/LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Russia's tactics of fostering instability in Ukraine without further overt military intervention are sharpening divisions in the European Union over whether to impose economic sanctions, making an early decision to get tough...
  • Ukrainian troops disembark from helicopters in Kramatorsk

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian troops disembarked from at least two helicopters at an airfield on the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said. Earlier the defense ministry was quoted as saying it had...
  • Russia says hopes Kiev 'has brains' to avoid escalation

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minster Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday he hoped that the authorities in the Ukrainian capital have "enough brains" to prevent a further escalation of the conflict in the east of the country. "Ukraine is on the brink of...
  • In Ukraine, caring for caregivers

    My first visit to Odessa — the "pearl of the Black Sea" — was in the 1990s after the Soviet Union's collapse. The city, even after decades of communist rule, remained a historical gem with its Potemkin Steps and ornate Opera House. It was also...