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  • Top world stories of 2014

    Islamic State: An offshoot of al-Qaida — first known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and finally, the Islamic State — strung together military victories against Syrian government forces, Syrian rebel groups and Iraqi government...
  • Ukraine should put Russia to the test

    Ukraine is now strong enough to seize the initiative to create a lasting cease-fire in its Donbas Rust Belt, currently occupied by Russia and its proxies. And Russia may be weak enough to be receptive. It is in Kiev's interest to do so. A state of...
  • Russia calls new sanctions on Crimea 'collective punishment'

    The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday new Western sanctions against Ukraine's Crimea region were a "collective punishment" on residents who voted last March to join Russia, adding it was preparing to retaliate. Both the European Union and...
  • Putin says Russia won't be intimidated over Crimea

    Russia will not be intimidated over its actions in Ukraine and Crimea, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday as his foreign ministry warned that it was preparing to retaliate against fresh Western sanctions. Both the European Union and United...
  • Ukraine to spend five percent of 2015 budget on defense and security

    Ukraine plans to spend five percent of its budget or 86 billion hryvnia ($5.5 billion) on the army and on law enforcement in 2015 and to reintroduce compulsory military service, a top security official said on Saturday. Pro-Russian separatism erupted...
  • Belarus's Lukashenko, Ukraine's Poroshenko to meet in Kiev on Sunday

    Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko will meet on Sunday, Belarus's official news agency Belta reported. A spokesman for Poroshenko the meeting between the two men in Kiev "was entirely unrelated" to the international...
  • Russian prosecutors want ten years in jail for Kremlin foe Navalny

    Russian prosecutors said on Friday Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny should be imprisoned for 10 years for stealing 30 million rubles ($500,000) in a case dismissed by critics of President Vladimir Putin as part of his campaign to stifle dissent. Navalny,...
  • IMF, Ukraine fail to reach pact on next bailout tranche

    The International Monetary Fund said Friday it had productive discussions with officials in Ukraine this week, but failed to reach an agreement that would pave the way for Kiev to receive its next bailout tranche next month. "We found that the...
  • EU leaders prepare for long confrontation with Russia

    European Union leaders warned Moscow they are ready to flex their combined muscle and "stay the course" in a long confrontation with Russia if President Vladimir Putin refuses to pull back from Ukraine. "We must go beyond being reactive and defensive. As...
  • European leaders warn against too much economic pain on Russia

    The European Union's unanimous resolve to punish Russia for its aggression in Ukraine appeared to be cracking as French, German, Austrian and Italian leaders voiced concern at an alliance summit of inflicting too much pain on Moscow as its economy...
  • U.S. prohibits investment in Crimea among slew of sanctions

    The United States on Friday prohibited investment in Crimea and slapped sanctions on 24 Ukrainians and Russians and several companies it determined were contributing to destabilizing Ukraine. The actions followed similar moves by the European Union...