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  • Ukraine soldiers killed in unrest in the east

    Ukraine's army says two soldiers have died in renewed bouts of fighting in the east, where skirmishes between government and separatist forces are increasing and intensifying despite a February peace deal. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, military spokesman for the...
  • Mourners mark anniversary of Odessa fire that killed dozens

    Demonstrators laid flowers and lit candles Saturday in front of a building in the Ukrainian city of Odessa where more than 40 people died as it caught fire in a clash between supporters and opponents of Ukraine's government. In all, 48 people died in...
  • Latvia, with a large minority of Russians, worries about Putin's goals

    Latvia, with a large minority of Russians, worries about Putin's goals
    When the People's Republic of Latgale was proclaimed on the Internet in late January, security officials in this small former Soviet republic took notice. Until the furtive creators of the website declared independence on behalf of the country's...
  • May Day demos staged around the world; Turkey square blocked

    Left-wing groups, governments and trade unions were staging rallies around the world Friday to mark International Workers Day. Most events were peaceful protests for workers' rights and world peace. But May 1 regularly sees clashes between police and...
  • Austria turns down US extradition request for Ukrainian

    An Austrian court on Thursday ruled against a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes to Indian officials, saying the U.S. move was at least partially politically motivated and not supported by...
  • US commander: Russia seems set for new offensive in Ukraine

    The top U.S. commander for NATO said Thursday that America needs better intelligence on the ground in Ukraine, but that it appears Russian forces have used a recent lull in fighting to reposition for another offensive. Gen. Philip Breedlove, commander of...
  • Ukraine says radiation levels not affected by Chernobyl fire

    There has been no change in background radiation levels in the Ukrainian capital as a result of nighttime fires in woodlands in the exclusion zone around the destroyed Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Ukrainian authorities said Wednesday. The emergency...
  • Biden implores Ukraine to do more to fight corruption

    Vice President Joe Biden is imploring Ukraine's leaders to investigate and prosecute corruption that is rampant throughout the government. Biden says in a video message to a global aid conference for Ukraine that Russia is most fearful of a Ukraine...
  • Ukraine says rebels firing rocket launchers again

    Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday. The army said in a statement that rebels fired Grad rockets Monday...
  • Ukraine's rebels mete out rough justice in authority vacuum

    A bruised rebel fighter in battle fatigues is tied to a traffic pole, avoiding glances as a crude message hung about his neck flutters in the wind: "I am a marauder. I beat up and robbed my countrymen." The man's captors were not his foes, but fellow...
  • GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo

    The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes it harder for the president to empty the detention...