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  • Kerry to meet with Putin for Tuesday talks; Ukraine, Syria on tap

    WASHINGTON Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday in the southern Russian city of Sochi to discuss a range of issues, including Ukraine, Syria and Iran, the U.S. State Department announced Monday. The...
  • Ukraine officer turns 34 behind bars amid calls for release

    A Ukrainian military officer imprisoned in Russia has turned 34 behind bars amid renewed international clamor for her to be released. Supporters of Nadezhda Savchenko urged social media users to use the hashtag #FreeSavchenko to mark her birthday on...
  • Merkel visit after parade boycott does little to mend rift with Russia

    Merkel visit after parade boycott does little to mend rift with Russia
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the Kremlin on Sunday to pay respects to the millions of Soviet lives lost in World War II and to press Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence with pro-Russia separatists to end the deadly conflict in...
  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, May 11, the 131st day of 2015. There are 234 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 11, 1945, the aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill was attacked and severely damaged by two kamikaze aircraft off Okinawa;...
  • Germany urges Russia to put more pressure on Ukraine rebels

    Russia must do more to persuade separatists in eastern Ukraine to abide by a cease-fire that has been strained in recent weeks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday during a visit to Moscow. Merkel's trip was timed to coincide with the 70th...
  • Russia flexes military might for sparse crowd of dignitaries on Victory Day

    Russia flexes military might for sparse crowd of dignitaries on Victory Day
    A Western boycott of Russia's Victory Day parade Saturday did little to chasten the Kremlin as Russian President Vladimir Putin rolled out fearsome new armor and weapons in a thundering message that might makes right. In the absence of Russia’s...
  • As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure

    The flimsy, razor wire-topped fences popping up along bare expanses of Ukraine's eastern frontier are the first line of defense against a much-feared Russian invasion. Trenches fortified by timber have been hollowed out for soldiers to take up positions....
  • Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war

    Nearly 7,000 civilians have been killed in the war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists since fighting erupted in April last year, the nation's president said Friday. Speaking before parliament, Petro Poroshenko...
  • 5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brink

    Five Ukrainian government troops battling separatist forces in the east have been killed in one of the worst single days of bloodshed since a cease-fire was declared in February, military officials said Wednesday. Army spokesman Andriy Lysenko said...
  • Poland marks 70th anniversary of end of WWII

     Poland marks 70th anniversary of end of WWII
    Poland's president is leading international commemorations on Thursday marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, a gathering meant as an alternative celebration to Moscow's Red Square parade two days later. President Bronislaw...
  • Poland marks 70th anniversary of end of WWII

    Poland's president led international commemorations late Thursday and into Friday marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, a gathering meant as an alternative celebration to Moscow's Red Square parade this weekend. President Bronislaw...