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  • No arms to Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Ukrainian rebels his country backs clearly have the upper hand going into planned a summit meeting with Western leaders in Belarus on Wednesday . In recent weeks Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of...
  • Obama, Merkel: Russian aggression reinforces Western unity

    Obama, Merkel: Russian aggression reinforces Western unity
    President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel rallied behind efforts to reach a long-shot diplomatic resolution to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine Monday, but they offered no clear path for how the West would proceed if talks this...
  • Western unity over Ukraine-Russia crisis begins to show cracks

    Western unity over Ukraine-Russia crisis begins to show cracks
    Through nine months of struggle to halt Russia’s military thrust into Ukraine, Western unity has been a foremost priority for American and European leaders. Now, with the crisis entering a dangerous new phase, that solid front is in danger of...
  • Ukraine president pushes for fast cease-fire, defensive arms

    Ukraine president pushes for fast cease-fire, defensive arms
    Ukraine's president pushed for both a quick cease-fire in his country's troubled east and defensive weapons from the West, as mediators sought momentum Saturday for a deal to stem the fighting at Europe's edge. Petro Poroshenko and Russian President...
  • Ukraine's conflict a complicated puzzle

    Ukraine's conflict a complicated puzzle
    Ukraine's president pushed Saturday for a quick cease-fire in his country's troubled east, insisting that the conflict must be resolved and not "frozen," and pressed Kiev's case to be supplied with defensive weapons. Petro Poroshenko spoke amid a hectic...
  • Fighting in Ukraine pauses to allow evacuation of besieged town

    Fighting in Ukraine pauses to allow evacuation of besieged town
    European leaders took their case for a negotiated resolution of the nearly yearlong Ukraine conflict to the Kremlin on Friday as fighting paused briefly to allow hundreds of trapped civilians to escape the latest battleground. German Chancellor Angela...
  • Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan

    Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan
    Talks among the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on a peace initiative for Ukraine ended early Saturday with an announcement that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart would discuss a proposal to end the fighting in a four-...
  • Greece votes 'no' on austerity — and reality

    Greece votes 'no' on austerity — and reality
    Membership in a club brings benefits, but also responsibilities: you must pay your debts. If you can't, and reject a special offer to stay, be prepared for an uncomfortable conversation with the club president. Then say goodbye to your favorite leather...
  • In Kiev, Western officials press Ukraine, Russia to end conflict

    In Kiev, Western officials press Ukraine, Russia to end conflict
    With the prospect of Western arms supplies to Ukraine looming over the conflict there, top U.S. and European officials descended on snowbound Kiev on Thursday to press the leaders of Ukraine and Russia to negotiate an end to their disputes and avert a...
  • Leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine as fighting intensifies

    Leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine as fighting intensifies
    Carrying a peace plan that reportedly incorporates proposals from Russia, the leaders of Germany and France met Thursday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a hastily arranged mission to bring an end to the accelerated fighting in the east of the...
  • French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine
    In a new push for peace, the leaders of France and Germany headed Thursday to Kiev with a proposal to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal weapons, something...