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  • Ukraine says intercepted communications prove Russian-backed rebels attacked city, killed 30

    Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. The attack on...
  • 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...
  • Pro-Russian rebels reject previously signed peace deal, launch new offensive against Ukraine

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine rejected a previously signed peace deal Friday and launched a new multipronged offensive against Ukrainian government troops, upending recent European attempts to mediate an end to the fighting. The main separatist...
  • Sundance 2015: As war escalates at home, two Ukrainians take on Putin

    Sundance 2015: As war escalates at home, two Ukrainians take on Putin
    As movie executives arrived at the Sundance Film Festival this week from places like Beverly Hills and the Upper West Side, Artem Ryzhykov took a more perilous route. The cinematographer and star of a new documentary titled “The Russian...
  • Indiscriminate rocket fire kills 30 in Ukraine as rebels launch offensive

    Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The Ukrainian president called the blitz a terrorist attack and NATO and the U.S....
  • 30 killed, 102 injured in missile attack on Ukraine port city

    30 killed, 102 injured in missile attack on Ukraine port city
    Thirty civilians were killed and102 wounded in missile attacks Saturday on Mariupol, an industrial center and seaport in southeast Ukraine, officials said. The Grad missiles struck a day after Donetsk region pro-Russia separatist leader Alexander...
  • Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists

    Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists
    Ukrainian troops have retreated from the artillery-shattered skeleton of what was once the country’s second-busiest airport after an eight-month battle apparently lost to pro-Russia separatists, Ukrainian officials conceded Thursday. Although...
  • Shelling in separatist-held Donetsk kills 13, dashes hopes of new peace for eastern Ukraine

    Hours after a new peace initiative for Ukraine began taking shape, mortar shells rained down Thursday on the center of the main rebel-held city in the east, killing at least 13 people at a bus stop. The deaths in Donetsk sparked wrath and grief that...
  • Putin said to shrink inner circle as Ukraine hawks trump tycoons

    MOSCOW Vladimir Putin isn't just angering leaders from Berlin to Washington. He's irking some of his richest friends, too, by snubbing their pleas to end the conflict in Ukraine and ostracizing all but a handful of hardliners. The ruble's plunge has...
  • East Ukraine separatists declare truce over, announce offensive

    MOSCOW A senior separatist leader in eastern Ukraine on Friday declared the five-month old truce over and announced an offensive to secure control of the whole Donetsk region. "There will be no ceasefires anymore," Alexander Zakharchenko, told students...
  • DAVOS WATCH: Concern over Europe's economy dominates Davos; leaders welcome any more stimulus

    The World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has the official goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and...