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  • Is President Obama America's Nero?

    Is President Obama America's Nero?
    President Theodore Roosevelt said, “Speak softly, and carry a big stick.” More than a century later, President Barack Obama speaks loudly (and incessantly) and carries a twig. Like Nero of ancient Rome, Obama fiddles, takes selfies and...
  • Suffering Ukrainian currency takes another fall

    Ukraine's economy, which has been badly hit by more than a year of crisis, has suffered another blow with a sharp drop in the national currency, the hryvnia. On Monday, the hryvnia was trading about 9 percent below its level last week. In all, the...
  • Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

    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...
  • U.S. weighs more sanctions against Russia over violations in Ukraine

    U.S. weighs more sanctions against Russia over violations in Ukraine
    The Obama administration is weighing a new round of sanctions against Russia in response to its continued "land-grabbing" in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement, Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday. Speaking to reporters in London,...
  • First Ukraine war prisoner exchange completed

    Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under cover of darkness at a remote frontline location Saturday evening, kicking off a process intended to usher in peace to the conflict-ridden east. One hundred and...
  • Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    Human rights groups have received dozens of complaints in the past month from Russian conscripts who say they have been strong-armed or duped into signing contracts with the military to become professional soldiers. The conscripts are then sent to...
  • US, Britain talk sanctions on Russia, but no clear plan yet

    The United States and Britain on Saturday discussed new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's week-old cease-fire showed further signs of unraveling, yet emerged with no clear plan for further targeting an economy that means far more to Europe. After...
  • Bomb blast at pro-Ukraine rally in Kharkiv kills 2; Kiev blames Russia

    Bomb blast at pro-Ukraine rally in Kharkiv kills 2; Kiev blames Russia
    A homemade bomb apparently hidden in a thin layer of snow exploded Sunday during a pro-Ukraine march in the eastern industrial city of Kharkiv, killing at least two people and wounding 11, authorities said. Four suspected perpetrators of the attack were...
  • Inside Debaltseve: War-weary Ukrainians welcome pause

    Inside Debaltseve: War-weary Ukrainians welcome pause
    Shell-shocked, exhausted and hungry, the residents of this nearly destroyed city are slowly emerging from their basements and bomb shelters to begin the arduous process of piecing their lives back together after living through months of some of the...
  • Moscow protesters strike out against Ukraine and the West

    For the thousands of Russians gathered near Red Square on Saturday, Maidan — the square in Kiev synonymous with pro-European protests last year — is nothing to celebrate. "Maidan is a festival of death ... Maidan is the smile of the...
  • Russian news report says Putin approved Ukraine invasion before Kiev government collapsed

    BERLIN A Russian newspaper claims to have an official government strategy document outlining the invasion of Ukraine that was prepared weeks before the Ukrainian government collapsed last year. The editor of Novaya Gazeta, Dmitri Muratov, reported the...