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  • US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern

    The Obama administration is still struggling with whether to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine amid concerns that such a move might only escalate Russia's military campaign there, U.S. defense leaders told Congress Wednesday. Air Force Gen....
  • Putin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff

    President Vladimir Putin warned Wednesday that Russia will cut gas supplies to Ukraine if it fails to pay in advance for future deliveries. Putin said that Ukraine's latest payment would be good only for another three to four days, warning that Russia...
  • Russian court refuses to release Ukrainian prisoner

    A Russian court on Wednesday refused to release a Ukrainian prisoner whose fate has attracted global attention. Moscow's City Court turned down an appeal by Nadezhda Savchenko's lawyers, ruling that she should remain behind bars pending an investigation....
  • Ukraine disputes rebel claim that weapons pullback begins

    Russian-backed separatists moved some heavy weapons well back from the front line Tuesday in eastern Ukraine, but the Ukrainian government disputed the rebels' claim that a real pullback had begun. A peace plan worked out in marathon talks on Feb. 12...
  • Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict

    Illegal weapons such as cluster bombs have been used in the Ukraine conflict, Amnesty International said while also criticizing both sides in the fighting for the high number of civilian deaths. "Taking into account everything we understand for now, we...
  • US troops heading to Ukraine to give medical training

    A U.S. military official said Tuesday the Pentagon will be deploying a small number of troops to Ukraine to provide combat medical training to forces there who have been battling Russian-backed separatists. Between five and 10 troops will go to western...
  • European diplomacy to rescue Ukraine peace plan ends in discord

    European diplomacy to rescue Ukraine peace plan ends in discord
    European diplomats gathered in Paris on Tuesday in an attempt to rescue the battered peace plan for Ukraine but failed to agree on any censure of the warring factions that have continued to fight in spite of the truce proclaimed nearly two weeks ago....
  • AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    Scattered attacks in eastern Ukraine threatened a peace deal brokered by France and Germany that called on government forces and pro-Russia rebels to pull back heavy weapons. Ukrainians marked the anniversary of President Viktor Yanukovych's ouster...
  • Kerry: Russia has lied about its activities in Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Russia has repeatedly lied to him about its activities in Ukraine where pro-Russian rebels are fighting national forces. "Russia is engaged in a rather remarkable period of the most overt and extensive...
  • Ukrainian president signs memorandum to cooperate with UAE

    Ukraine's president says his country has signed an agreement to cooperate with the United Arab Emirates on military and technical issues as he kicked off a visit to the Western-allied Gulf nation. Petro Poroshenko did not provide details about the...
  • Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

    Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. Under a peace agreement reached Feb. 12, both sides are to withdraw their heavy weapons 25 to 70...