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  • Fighting in eastern Ukraine flares after winter lull

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine flares after winter lull
    Intense fighting flared in eastern Ukraine over the last three days, shattering a cease-fire that held for two months while winter snow dampened the year-old conflict and the early spring thaw mired the would-be combatants in vast expanses of mud. At...
  • Canada to join US effort to train Ukrainian troops

    Canada is sending 200 military trainers to Ukraine, joining the U.S. and Britain an effort to bolster the country's forces against Russian aggression. Defense Minister Jason Kenney said about 150 trainers will be housed at a NATO training center in...
  • Russia, Ukraine agree on withdrawal of smaller caliber arms

    Russia and Ukraine agreed Monday to call for the pullback of smaller caliber weapons from the front lines in eastern Ukraine as part of a fresh push to end the region's yearlong conflict. Foreign ministers from the two countries — meeting with...
  • Fighting picks up in war-torn eastern Ukraine

    Fighting has picked up in eastern Ukraine after more than a month of relative calm, as diplomats gathered in Berlin on Monday to discuss the country's crisis. Observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said Sunday that its...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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. 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...
  • 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...