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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...