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  • Deputy of ousted Ukraine leader beaten by mob in Odessa

    Deputy of ousted Ukraine leader beaten by mob in Odessa
    KIEV (Reuters) - A deputy from the party of ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich was attacked and beaten by a crowd in the Black Sea resort of Odessa on Tuesday during political campaigning for a parliamentary election set for Oct. 26. Nestor...
  • Ukraine prosecutor opens criminal case against Russian officials

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian state prosecutors said on Tuesday they had opened a criminal investigation against a Russian law enforcement agency, accusing it of supporting separatist and "terrorist" groups in the east of the country. The move appeared to...
  • Ukraine cease-fire pressured by pro-Russia attacks, weapons buildup

    Ukraine cease-fire pressured by pro-Russia attacks, weapons buildup
    Pro-Russia separatists attacked Ukrainian government forces with Grad rockets and artillery in two unsuccessful attempts to seize the idled Donetsk international airport, Ukrainian security officials said Tuesday. The concerted campaign to wrest...
  • 30-word rant: 10/11

    If President Obama wanted to demonstrate America is not perfect, it seems the scandals of his administration would be a better example than the Ferguson story. Pollution and toxic substances can destroy our lands, water, air and atmosphere and wreak...
  • Ailing ex-Soviet leader Gorbachev says he is in fight for his life

    Ailing ex-Soviet leader Gorbachev says he is in fight for his life
    Mikhail S. Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union and architect of reforms that led to the downfall of that country's one-party rule, was released from the hospital Friday after an "aggravation" of his acute diabetes, but he told Russian media...
  • Grosjean feels part of the Olympic family in Sochi

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Formula One's eyecatching arrival in Sochi as part of the Russian resort's Winter Olympic legacy plans makes perfect sense to Romain Grosjean, whatever the wider world might think. As the Lotus driver explained before lapping the...
  • Belarus detains Ukrainian soccer fans for anti-Putin chants

    MINSK (Reuters) - Belarus police detained dozens of Ukrainian and Belarussian football fans who shouted patriotic Ukrainian slogans and chanted abuse against Russian President Vladimir Putin at a match, a rights organisation and local media said on...
  • Ex-Soviet states bicker as Putin tries to unite them

    MINSK (Reuters) - Vulgar chants about Vladimir Putin before he arrived for a regional summit in Belarus did not augur well for the Russian president's hopes of bringing the leaders of former Soviet republics closer together. Matters got even worse when...
  • Independent Russian newspaper receives 'extremism' warning

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's media watchdog has accused opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta of violating anti-extremism laws and issued it with a formal warning, the paper said on Friday. Novaya Gazeta, founded by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and...
  • Ukraine 'frozen conflict' could hurt Europe: Foreign Minister Klimkin

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine warned the European Union on Wednesday not to accept pro-Russian rebels carving out a de facto state and said that unlike other "frozen conflicts" in the former Soviet Union it could destabilize all of Europe. Foreign...
  • China on the lookout for Putin's roaming tiger

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China is on the hunt for a Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, state media said on Thursday, after the animal roamed across the border, likely in search of food. The tiger, named Kuzia, was one...