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  • Ukrainian ambassador visits Allentown, says Ukraine-Russia conflict a global problem

    Ukrainian ambassador visits Allentown, says Ukraine-Russia conflict a global problem
    The world should be watching the crisis in Ukraine, Yuriy Sergeyev, Ukraine's ambassador to the United Nations, told a lunch-time audience Friday in downtown Allentown. It isn't a national or regional issue, he stressed to a packed house at the...
  • U.S. senators ask FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia

    U.S. senators ask FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia
    A bipartisan group of 13 U.S. senators has called on FIFA President Sepp Blatter to move soccer’s 2018 World Cup out of Russia. In a letter sent Tuesday and released publicly Wednesday, the lawmakers told Blatter that allowing Russia to play...
  • Intent of Russian military aircraft near U.S. shores remains unclear

    The air is frigid and the wind is howling as Air Force Col. Frank Flores lifts a pair of foot-long binoculars and studies a hazy dot about 50 miles west across the Bering Strait. "That's the mainland there," he shouts above the gusts. It's Siberia,...
  • Official: 1,500 North Caucasus people fight in Iraq, Syria

    A senior Russian official says about 1,500 residents of Russia's North Caucasus are fighting alongside Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. Sergei Melikov, President Vladimir Putin's envoy to the North Caucasus, says at least five militants who...
  • Ordinary folk take up military training over Russia threat

    NATO aircraft scream across eastern European skies and American armored vehicles rumble near the border with Russia on a mission to reassure citizens that they're safe from Russian aggression. But these days, ordinary people aren't taking any chances....
  • At Meduza, self-exiled Russian journalists avoid Kremlin censorship

    At Meduza, self-exiled Russian journalists avoid Kremlin censorship
    The office of the Meduza Project brims with light and open space, a metaphor for the freedom that the dozen journalists who left Russia to avoid censorship feel in their newfound home. The white-washed interior walls of a 200-year-old former grain...
  • Russian middle class watches relative prosperity fade away

    Russian middle class watches relative prosperity fade away
    Andrei Miller's sallow skin and gaunt visage betray a serious affliction as he sits outside an X-ray unit of Tver Regional Hospital, the tattooed fingers of his slender hands gripping a flimsy onion-skin appointment slip like a lifeline. The 42-year-old...
  • Poland seeks facts about leaders abducted by Soviet Union

    Poland's history institute has placed a paid advertisement in a popular daily in Russia to seek details of the deaths and burials of three leaders abducted in 1945 to Moscow where they died after a trial on fabricated charges. The Komsomolskaya Pravda,...
  • Russia's role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels

    On a recent spring morning, an important visitor watched Russian-backed rebels conduct infantry maneuvers on the sunlit training grounds outside this town in eastern Ukraine. "The general is very pleased," rebel battalion commander Ostap Cherny told...
  • Belarus' Lukashenko walks line between Ukraine war, Putin, EU

    MINSK, Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko has been president of Belarus for so long that he has been called Europe's last dictator. But the pro-Russian insurgency in Ukraine shook him and, in an interview, he called on the U.S. to play a central role in the...
  • U.S. senators ask FIFA to pull 2018 World Cup from Russia

    U.S. senators ask FIFA to pull 2018 World Cup from Russia
    Thirteen U.S. Senators asked FIFA to consider taking the 2018 World Cup out of Russia because of what they call that country's "ongoing violations of the territorial integrity of Ukraine." In a letter released Wednesday, a day after it was sent,...