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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Third pro-Russia activist found dead in Ukraine capital this week

    A journalist supportive of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich was gunned down in Kiev on Thursday, the third death this week of a prominent critic of Ukraine's Western-backed government. Russian media and other loyalists of Yanukovich, who was...
  • Putin accuses U.S. of isolating Russia, treating it as 'vassal' state

    Putin accuses U.S. of isolating Russia, treating it as 'vassal' state
    Russian President Vladimir Putin called Thursday for the United States to respect his country's foreign policy priorities and accused Washington of treating other world powers as "vassal states" in a wide-ranging call-in show that ran nearly four hours....
  • 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...
  • NATO military exercises aim to send message of resolve to Russia

    NATO countries are staging massive air, land and sea exercises across Russia's northern borders this month in response to warnings from the Kremlin and strategic analysts that President Vladimir Putin's threats to use nuclear weapons are more than...
  • V-Day in Russia evokes national pride at difficult time

    If you call history student Nikolai Podchasov on his cell phone these days, you will hear the popular wartime tune "Katyusha" while waiting for an answer. "I just like the song," explains the 22-year-old Podchasov, who got it for free by dialing 1945...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • UN confirms Ban will visit Moscow for WW2 Victory Day

    U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon will go to Moscow to attend Victory Day events this weekend, the world body announced Monday, amid criticism that Russia should not be rewarded after annexing Crimea from Ukraine. Spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters that...
  • Ukraine: Mediators set new peace talks as fighting reignites in east

    Ukraine: Mediators set new peace talks as fighting reignites in east
    European mediators have called an urgent meeting in Belarus for Wednesday to try to salvage a nearly 3-month-old peace plan for Ukraine, where intense fighting has resumed in recent days and both sides are reported to be gearing up for new offensives....