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  • Ukraine says nuclear plant transformer damage poses no danger

    Ukrainian authorities said Wednesday that a damaged transformer at a nuclear power plant in Zaporizhia, an industrial center, cut electrical power production for several days but did not pose any danger. Authorities said the problem in a power-...
  • Ukraine, separatists sign new truce to replace failed Sept. 5 accord

    Ukraine, separatists sign new truce to replace failed Sept. 5 accord
    After more than 1,000 combat-related deaths in eastern Ukraine since a cease-fire was declared three months ago, government forces and pro-Russia separatists have signed a new truce to take effect Friday and require withdrawal of all heavy weaponry,...
  • In Ukraine's east, support for the central government in Kiev is dying

    In Ukraine's east, support for the central government in Kiev is dying
    A year ago, Luda Nesterenko didn't give much thought to her nationality. With a Ukrainian mother and a Russian father, Nesterenko, like so many in this region of the former Soviet Union, is a mix of two Slavic cultures so close that she hardly felt the...
  • Russian ruble hits record low as oil slump, sanctions hit home

    Russian ruble hits record low as oil slump, sanctions hit home
    The Russian ruble hit a record low Monday as the country's economy continued to reel from the combined effect of slumping oil prices and international sanctions. The value of the currency slid to close to 54 rubles to the U.S. dollar at the Moscow...
  • Wreckage from MH-17 downed over Ukraine being sent to Netherlands

    Local disaster response workers in eastern Ukraine began loading the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 onto trucks Monday for transport to the Netherlands and further examination in hopes of identifying the cause of the disaster, the Dutch Safety...
  • Ukraine's freeze on military exports to Russia carries risks

    Ukraine's freeze on military exports to Russia carries risks
    Ukrainian factories for decades have been a key supplier to the Kremlin's war machine, providing jet engines, uranium fuel and electronics for Russia's nuclear arsenal. That interdependence, created when both were partners in the Soviet Union's Cold...
  • German-Russian relations said headed for long impasse over Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel put her political colleagues on notice Wednesday that relations with Russia may be in for long-term difficulties over Moscow's aggressions against Ukraine. In her toughest assessment yet of Russian President Vladimir...
  • France freezes warship delivery to Russia, citing Ukraine conflict

    France freezes warship delivery to Russia, citing Ukraine conflict
    France has put on hold a controversial deal to supply Russia with two high-tech amphibious assault ships following international concern over Moscow's military involvement in Ukraine. President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday that delivery of the...
  • Russia says it loses billions to oil slump, sanctions

    International sanctions and slumping oil prices are costing Russia well over $100 billion a year, a top official acknowledged Monday. “We are losing about $40 billion a year because of geopolitical sanctions and about $90 [billion] to $100 billion...
  • Poroshenko: Ukrainians will vote on joining NATO years from now

    The divisive issue of whether Ukraine should join NATO will be put to a vote years from now, after the necessary reforms have been completed, President Petro Poroshenko announced Monday. Russia's steadfast opposition to its neighbor and longtime ally...
  • Pictures in the News | November 18, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Israel, where two Palestinian attackers slashed and shot to death four rabbis who were praying in a Jerusalem synagogue -- an attack that horrified Israelis, drew international condemnation and threatened to...