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  • Canada says its frigate buzzed by Russian warplanes during NATO drill

    Russia has made clear once again that it doesn't want NATO forces on its borders. Or on its shores. Or anywhere near foreign territory it occupies. Canadian Defense Minister Rob Nicholson has accused the Kremlin of sending three warplanes to buzz its...
  • Villagers in Ukraine cope with horrors of downed plane and fighting

    Villagers in Ukraine cope with horrors of downed plane and fighting
    When bodies from doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 fell from the sky and landed in this southeastern Ukrainian village in July, Ivan Savin knew the disaster would bring more problems. It took three days for emergency workers to remove the decaying...
  • Ukraine president signs law paving way for sanctions against Russia: Interfax

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law paving the way for the imposition of economic sanctions against companies and individuals, Interfax news agency reported on Wednesday. The law, approved by Ukraine's parliament last...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Flight MH17 crash report answers one question

    At first glance, the preliminary report on the July 17 crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine is pretty thin gruel. It does, however, rule out most explanations except the one that involves a ground-to air-missile. At the same time,...
  • President Poroshenko and Ukraine

    It seems evident that Barack Obama today still does not understand how much he owes to President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine. If he did, and if the cease-fire and negotiation terms Mr. Poroshenko has signed with the country's pro-Russian insurgents in the...
  • Best evidence Russians are in Ukraine? How good separatist fighters are

    BERLIN The uneasy truce in southeastern Ukraine appears, mostly, to be holding, a development that the Russian government in Moscow is celebrating as a hopeful sign for a besieged region. Moscow, the word comes, has been deeply troubled by the fighting...
  • Susan Rice seeks China cooperation against Islamic State as Beijing visit ends

    BEIJING National security adviser Susan Rice met with Chinese President Xi Jinping for 45 minutes on Tuesday, concluding a three-day visit to Beijing that was billed as a preparatory mission for President Barack Obama's visit to China in November but...
  • Ukraine military says 648 POWs freed by rebels so far under ceasefire

    KIEV (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists have released 648 Ukrainian prisoners of war so far under the terms of a ceasefire struck with government forces that came into effect last Friday, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Tuesday. Andriy Lysenko...
  • Kremlin says Russia agreed on Ukraine peace moves, not ceasefire

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Wednesday President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko had agreed on steps towards peace in eastern Ukraine but a ceasefire had not been agreed between Moscow and Kiev because Russia is not a...
  • Pro-Moscow rebels say Ukrainian troop pull-back is key to peace

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A pro-Russia rebel leader in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine said on Wednesday the withdrawal of Ukrainian forces from "our territory" was the main condition for peace in the separatist-held area. Vladimir Antyufeyev,...
  • Ukraine steelmen hold their ground as frontline marches towards port

    MARIUPOL Ukraine (Reuters) - The war is being fought just over the hills. Civilians have started to flee the city. But the men of the vast Ilyich iron and steel works in the Ukrainain port of Mariupol are still in place, pouring molten steel, running...