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  • Agreement on Ukraine could vindicate use of economic sanctions

    Assuming it doesn't unravel — a big assumption — the agreement on the future of Ukraine announced Thursday is preferable to the continuation of a conflict in which 5,000 people have died and nearly a million have been displaced. The deal,...
  • EU extremely wary about Ukraine peace deal, cease-fire

    European Union leaders expressed caution Thursday about the peace deal hammered out for eastern Ukraine, saying the cease-fire must be respected before any scaling back of sanctions against Moscow can be considered. "It will be very important for us to...
  • The most divisive issues in Ukraine peace talks: Borders, buffer zones, NATO, rebel autonomy

    Significant differences remain between Ukraine and Russia as their leaders gather for crucial talks that aim to end the fighting between the Russian-backed separatists and government forces that has torn up eastern Ukraine. German Chancellor Angela...
  • Oscar also speaks powerfully in foreign languages

    Oscar also speaks powerfully in foreign languages
    Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida" has seen its cast, crew and cinematography awarded and hailed by such groups as the Los Angeles Film Critics Circle and the American Society of Cinematographers well in advance of its Oscar nomination. The story of a young Polish...
  • Intrigue-filled inquiry: Alexander Litvinenko and the radioactive tea

    Intrigue-filled inquiry: Alexander Litvinenko and the radioactive tea
    In a nearly windowless courtroom in the east wing of London's Royal Courts of Justice, an inquiry is underway that bears all the trappings of a James Bond thriller. Headed by a former high court judge, the investigation is seeking to establish whether...
  • AP Interview: Hungary 'cannot afford not to talk to Russia'

    Hungary "cannot afford not to talk to Russia" about ensuring gas supplies, the Hungarian foreign minister said Thursday. Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told The Associated Press that because of the cancellation of two natural gas pipeline projects,...
  • Is President Obama America's Nero?

    Is President Obama America's Nero?
    President Theodore Roosevelt said, “Speak softly, and carry a big stick.” More than a century later, President Barack Obama speaks loudly (and incessantly) and carries a twig. Like Nero of ancient Rome, Obama fiddles, takes selfies and...
  • Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    Human rights groups have received dozens of complaints in the past month from Russian conscripts who say they have been strong-armed or duped into signing contracts with the military to become professional soldiers. The conscripts are then sent to...
  • US, Britain talk sanctions on Russia, but no clear plan yet

    The United States and Britain on Saturday discussed new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's week-old cease-fire showed further signs of unraveling, yet emerged with no clear plan for further targeting an economy that means far more to Europe. After...
  • Troubled Ukraine marks year since protest bloodbath in Kiev

    One year ago, Ihor Zastavnyi was shot three times and lost a leg while taking part in demonstrations that he hoped would lead to a better Ukraine. Today he faces a country that is racked by war, struggling with corruption and pleading to the world for...
  • Putin says Russia will never yield to foreign pressure

    President Vladimir Putin says he will not allow anyone to get a military advantage over Russia and pledges that the country will never yield to foreign pressure. In a tough statement that comes amid tensions with the West over Ukraine, Putin warned...