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  • Kerry urges Russia to remove forces from Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Russia to remove forces from eastern Ukraine and press Ukrainian separatists into observing a cease-fire. The State Department says Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (SEHR'-gay LAHV'-rahf) spoke by...
  • Russia claims US troops in eastern Ukraine

    Russia's Defense Ministry says U.S. military instructors are training Ukrainian national guardsmen in urban fighting techniques in the eastern regions where Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatist rebels have fought for the past year. The claim...
  • U.S. warns of new Russian buildup in Ukraine

    Russia has sent arms and drone aircraft into eastern Ukraine and is concentrating troops along the tense border, a buildup that is raising concern about a new escalation in the conflict, the State Department said Wednesday. Russia, which is supporting...
  • European Commission accuses Russia's Gazprom of unfair practices

    European Commission accuses Russia's Gazprom of unfair practices
    The European Commission has accused Russia's Gazprom energy giant of abusing its dominant position in Central and Eastern European natural-gas markets in a move that threatens to add to already strained relations with Moscow.  Unveiling the...
  • Russia says Ukraine must be 'neutral' as it accuses U.S., NATO

    MOSCOW Russia said it wants a "neutral" and unified Ukraine as it accused the North Atlantic Treaty Organization of seeking to turn its neighbor into a hostile state. The U.S. wields enormous influence over Ukraine, while Russia wants the people of its...
  • Czech president: Russian attack on Baltics would be suicidal

    Russia is unlikely to launch a military thrust against the Baltics because President Vladimir Putin "is not suicidal," Czech President Milos Zeman said Tuesday. The Baltic countries — Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania — were ruled by Moscow for...
  • EU gives Ukraine $267 million in low interest loans

    The European Union has given Ukraine 250 million euros ($267 million) in low interest loans as part of a package to help revive the country's lackluster economy. Top EU economy official Pierre Moscovici said Tuesday that the loans are meant for vital...
  • US to send Ukraine $18 million in food, health, shelter aid

    The United States will supply Ukraine with nearly $18 million in aid to provide shelter, food vouchers, potable water and health and sanitation in regions affected by fighting between government forces and pro-Russia fighters. The White House says Vice...
  • US dispatches elite troops to train Ukrainians

    WASHINGTON Hundreds of elite American paratroopers on Monday began training Ukrainian soldiers in the highest-level training mission the United States has yet to undertake in that Eastern European nation. The Pentagon said that the assignment of 300 "Sky...
  • U.S. paratroopers in Ukraine to train fledgling national guard troops

    U.S. paratroopers on Monday began training the first of three Ukrainian national guard units in an operation intended to improve the fighting capabilities of the irregular troops that have been on the front lines of the year-old battle against Russian-...
  • US, Ukraine start military training, defying Russian fury

    Troops from the United States and Ukraine kicked off joint training exercises Monday intended to help bolster Ukraine's defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. Speaking under driving rain at a military base in the western...