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  • Third pro-Russia activist found dead in Ukraine capital this week

    A journalist supportive of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich was gunned down in Kiev on Thursday, the third death this week of a prominent critic of Ukraine's Western-backed government. Russian media and other loyalists of Yanukovich, who was...
  • Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine's capital

    A Ukrainian journalist known for his pro-Russian views was gunned down Thursday in broad daylight in Kiev, local police said, a day after a pro-Russian lawmaker was found dead. Oles Buzyna, 45, was killed early Thursday afternoon by two masked men...
  • Putin accuses U.S. of isolating Russia, treating it as 'vassal' state

    Putin accuses U.S. of isolating Russia, treating it as 'vassal' state
    Russian President Vladimir Putin called Thursday for the United States to respect his country's foreign policy priorities and accused Washington of treating other world powers as "vassal states" in a wide-ranging call-in show that ran nearly four hours....
  • Masked police raid Moscow offices of oil tycoon's group

    Masked police on Thursday raided the Moscow offices of a civil society organization funded by former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Police said they suspected the group, Open Russia, was preparing banners, leaflets and posters that contained calls...
  • The Latest: Putin wants refund if French don't deliver ship

    2:56 p.m. (1156 GMT; 7:56 EDT President Vladimir Putin says Russia expects France to return the advance payment if it fails to deliver a warship built for the Russian navy. France has suspended the delivery of the Mistral warship amid Russia-West...
  • Russia criticizes Canada for sending troops to Ukraine

    Russia called Canada's decision to send 200 military trainers to Ukraine "counterproductive and deplorable" on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Canada announced 200 soldiers will be posted in western Ukraine, joining U.S. and British soldiers early this summer....
  • Polish PM sees ride by Russian bikers as a 'provocation'

    Poland's prime minister spoke out Wednesday against plans by a Russian motorcycle club to ride through Poland on a journey to Berlin to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany. The Night Wolves, a nationalistic group loyal to...
  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle on opting out of standardized testing in schools. April 8 Here's a question you definitely won't see on the Common Core assessment tests that will be administered beginning April 14. Which group is this hullabaloo...
  • Iran expects delivery of Russian missiles by end of the year

    Russia said Tuesday that it would be at least six months before it could deliver the S-300 air defense missile system to Iran, but the Kremlin confirmed that a barter deal to supply Russian goods in exchange for Iranian oil was already being implemented....
  • G-7 nations chide Russia on Iran air-defense sale as premature

    LUEBECK, Germany Germany and Italy said Russia's planned sale of air-defense systems to Iran before world powers complete an agreement on the country's nuclear program is premature. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, hosting a Group of...
  • Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue

    From a dimly lit room at his base in eastern Ukraine, the commander of a battalion of Chechens fighting Russia-backed rebels looked shaken as TV broadcast news of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's slaying. Adam Osmayev hailed Nemtsov as a "true...