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  • 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...
  • Russia accuses Poland of 'mockery of history' for crediting Ukrainians in Auschwitz liberation

    Russia has accused Poland of engaging in a "mockery of history" after the Polish foreign minister credited Ukrainian soldiers, rather than the Soviet Red Army, with liberating Auschwitz 70 years ago. The exchange underlines the deep tensions between...
  • NATO: Key Russian military equipment seen in eastern Ukraine; some fighting fiercer than ever

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine is fiercer than ever in some locations, NATO's top commander in Europe said Thursday — adding that the weapons systems seen now in the region have in the past heralded a fresh incursion by Russian troops. "Violence has...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION A federal court in Boston announced Thursday that it is no longer "realistic" to begin the marathon bombing trial on Monday, an acknowledgment of the difficulty in finding an impartial jury after a week of questioning prospective jurors. Judge...
  • Ukraine talks start as Poroshenko warns of an escalation

    Ukraine is in "grave danger" of an escalation in its conflict against separatists, President Petro Poroshenko said, as diplomats restarted peace talks and NATO accused Russia of involvement in the fighting. "The situation can get worse in days,"...
  • Russia, Ukraine agree pullback line for heavy arms

    Separatist forces deployed more arms and manpower Wednesday to an emerging flashpoint in eastern Ukraine, hours before diplomats from Russia and Ukraine agreed on a dividing line from where both sides should pull back their heavy weapons. Germany's...
  • Ukraine says more Russian troops crossed border; fighting escalates

    Ukraine's president on Wednesday accused Russia of moving additional troops and military hardware into his country, a charge the Moscow quickly denied amid intense fighting in eastern Ukraine. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland,...
  • Ukraine needs help, but also needs its own vision

    Months after European diplomats first leaked and then recanted stories about an alleged plan by Russia to split my country between itself and Poland, the future integrity of Ukraine remains in doubt. For months, we have been frozen in time: between war...
  • Ukraine asks International Monetary Fund for new financial rescue program as economy worsens

    The head of the International Monetary Fund says Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked for a new program of financial rescue loans. Christine Lagarde met Poroshenko on Wednesday on the sidelines of an economic forum in Davos, Switzerland, and...