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  • Ukraine opposition blocks work in parliament, vows continued protests

    Ukraine opposition blocks work in parliament, vows continued protests
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Opposition lawmakers in Ukraine’s parliament blocked access to the speaker’s dais Wednesday and vowed to obstruct the legislative body’s work every day “until its dissolution” as protests against the...
  • As Ukraine's troubles mount, president takes sick leave

    As Ukraine's troubles mount, president takes sick leave
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has taken a sick leave amid the nation's political crisis. “Ukraine's president is on a sick leave in connection with an acute respiratory disease accompanied by high fever,” Alexander...
  • Pussy Riot Pair Arrested in Sochi: Report

    LONDON -- Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot have been arrested in Sochi, where the Winter Olympics are taking place. Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova said they had been held in the town center on suspicion of a criminal offense,...
  • Deadly violence returns to Ukrainian capital after amnesty fails

    MOSCOW -- An amnesty agreement that brought relative calm to the capital of Ukraine in recent days collapsed Tuesday in a surge of new confrontations between police and anti-government protesters that reportedly killed three and returned the city to a...
  • Ukraine uprising erupts in killings, arson, raids

    Ukraine uprising erupts in killings, arson, raids
    KIEV, Ukraine — The 3-month-old uprising against Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich flared to a deadly crescendo Tuesday with antigovernment protesters setting fire to the ruling party headquarters and security forces storming their tent camp...
  • At least 25 killed in Ukraine as president alleges coup attempt

    KIEV, Ukraine -- As the death toll in Kiev's violent political confrontation rose dramatically to at least 25 Wednesday,  embattled Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovich laid blame for the violence on protest leaders and threatened a tough response....
  • Olympics 2014: Pussy Riot attacked by Cossack militia in Sochi

    Mere days after police detained them in Sochi, Russia, Nadya Tolokonnikova, Masha Alyokhina and other members of Pussy Riot were attacked by whip-wielding Cossacks in the same city on Wednesday, according to reports. According to the Guardian and...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 2, 2013

     
    Mondays Pictures in the News begins in the Southern California, where fans pay tribute to actor Paul Walker at the crash site in Valencia, California. Walker died midproduction on 'Fast & Furious 7'; how it will be dealt with on-screen is unknown. Also...
  • Ukraine threatens 'anti-terrorist operation' against protests

    Ukraine threatens 'anti-terrorist operation' against protests
    KIEV, Ukraine -- In the wake of violence that claimed 25 lives and left hundreds injured, the Ukrainian government declared Wednesday that it was launching "an anti-terrorist operation" that some feared would escalate its conflict with pro-Western...
  • Ukraine president to meet with past leaders, seek end to crisis

    Ukraine president to meet with past leaders, seek end to crisis
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said he would meet with his three predecessors Tuesday in an effort to resolve a political crisis that escalated with the storming of an opposition party headquarters by armed riot police....
  • Ukraine's leader to meet with 3 predecessors to try to resolve crisis

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said he would meet with his three predecessors Tuesday in an effort to resolve a political crisis that escalated with the storming of an opposition party headquarters by armed riot police....