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  • Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue

    From a dimly lit room at his base in eastern Ukraine, the commander of a battalion of Chechens fighting Russia-backed rebels looked shaken as TV broadcast news of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's slaying. Adam Osmayev hailed Nemtsov as a "true...
  • U.S. Soccer president confident World Cup will return to United States

    U.S. Soccer president confident World Cup will return to United States
    The World Cup is coming back to the United States. Just where and when is still be determined, but with the 2026 tournament the next one to come up for a vote, Sunil Gulati, president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, is feeling pretty good about his...
  • Sanctions-strapped Russia outguns the US in information war

    WASHINGTON The troubled U.S. agency responsible for delivering news around the world is being outgunned in Eastern Europe by Russian outlets unrestrained by notions of fact-based journalism. The unequal competition raises fears among U.S. officials...
  • Russia slams Ukrainian law banning Communist-era symbols

    The Russian Foreign Ministry has denounced Ukraine for new laws that ban symbols of the former Communist regime and recognize partisans who fought against the Red Army as freedom-fighters. A ministry statement said Friday that the laws "match the...
  • Chicago child of immigrants takes on 'near-impossible' task in Ukraine

     Chicago child of immigrants takes on 'near-impossible' task in Ukraine
    On a gusty spring day in 1986, Natalie Jaresko asked 500 Chicagoans gathered at Daley Plaza to pray for the victims of Chernobyl in Ukraine, site of the world's worst nuclear accident. Only five days had passed since the power plant explosion, but that'...
  • U.S. senators ask FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia

    U.S. senators ask FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia
    A bipartisan group of 13 U.S. senators has called on FIFA President Sepp Blatter to move soccer’s 2018 World Cup out of Russia. In a letter sent Tuesday and released publicly Wednesday, the lawmakers told Blatter that allowing Russia to play...
  • US opts for envoy-level presence at Russia VE Day parade

    The Obama administration says the U.S. will be represented by its ambassador to Russia at a military parade in Moscow next month. The event marks the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany. The State Department said Thursday...
  • Amnesty says Ukraine rebels killed captive soldiers

    Amnesty International said Thursday that it has evidence that Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine have killed several captured government soldiers in gross violation of international humanitarian law. The human rights group said in a statement...
  • 4 foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Berlin Monday

    Germany's foreign minister has invited his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and France to Berlin Monday to discuss implementation of the peace agreement brokered in Minsk, Belarus in February. The Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Foreign Minister...
  • Russian troops hold drills in Moldova's separatist region

    Russian troops have conducted military exercises in Moldova's pro-Russia separatist region. Russian news agencies on Thursday quoted an army representative saying that 400 troops and 30 pieces of weaponry were involved in drills in Trans-Dniester, a...
  • Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine

    The colony of cats living on the grounds of the Zhdanivka penitentiary disappeared when battles in east Ukraine peaked. Talk in the prison is that inmates ate them when food deliveries stopped. Medical supplies have also been in short supply, threatening...