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  • Europe imposes first round of sanctions on Crimean, Russia officials

    Europe imposes first round of sanctions on Crimean, Russia officials
    LONDON — Europe’s top diplomats began huddling in Brussels on Monday to finalize sanctions on individuals leading the drive to split Crimea off from Ukraine and deliver it to Russia. The EU effort is likely to increase tensions with Moscow....
  • Crimea voters appear to overwhelmingly back rejoining Russia

    Crimea voters appear to overwhelmingly back rejoining Russia
    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — In the face of widespread international condemnation and the threat of punishing new sanctions on the Russian government, voters in Crimea appeared Sunday to overwhelmingly back a measure to break away from Ukraine and become...
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin may pay heavy price for Crimea moves

    Russian President Vladimir Putin may pay heavy price for Crimea moves
    WASHINGTON — Supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin expect to savor victory as residents of Crimea vote Sunday on splitting from Ukraine. But Western officials and analysts increasingly feel that in the long run, Russians will come to see...
  • Russia alone as U.N. vetoes resolution calling Crimea vote illegal

    Russia alone as U.N. vetoes resolution calling Crimea vote illegal
    WASHINGTON – Russia stood alone Saturday in vetoing a United Nations Security Council resolution declaring illegal a Russian-sponsored referendum on whether Crimea should secede from Ukraine. In an illustration of Russia’s isolation on the...
  • Ukrainian laws shackling protest spur condemnation, resignations

    Ukrainian laws shackling protest spur condemnation, resignations
    Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich on Friday signed into law hastily approved measures to ban unauthorized protests, a move aimed at wiping out the remnants of a civic uprising against his rejection of closer ties with the European Union in favor of...
  • Syria proposes cease-fire ahead of peace talks

    Syria proposes cease-fire ahead of peace talks
    BEIRUT — With the U.S.-backed opposition mired in disputes, Syria's government on Friday proposed a limited cease-fire, a prisoner swap and measures to speed aid to civilians in a move that appeared aimed at ensuring it is an indispensable part of...
  • Syrian government submits plan for truce, prisoner swap

    Syrian government submits plan for truce, prisoner swap
    BEIRUT -- The Syrian government Friday said it had presented plans to its Russian allies for a cease-fire in the northern city of Aleppo and an exchange of prisoners with the opposition in advance of peace talks next week in Switzerland. The...
  • Ambassador Michael McFaul looks back at stint in Russia

    Ambassador Michael McFaul looks back at stint in Russia
    MOSCOW — Stanford political science professor Michael McFaul's two-year stint as U.S. ambassador to Russia coincided with a diplomatic chill seemingly worthy of the Cold War era. U.S. Agency for International Development advisors were expelled....
  • Ukraine needs $35 billion in aid to avert default, interim leaders say

    Ukraine needs $35 billion in aid to avert default, interim leaders say
    MOSCOW -- Ukraine’s interim leaders said Monday that the country will need $35 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to avert default and called for an international donors’ conference to craft a rescue plan. The appeal by acting...
  • Russia will withhold loans to Ukraine for the time being

    Russia will withhold loans to Ukraine for the time being
    MOSCOW — Russia will withhold further loans and aid to Ukraine in the wake of the tumultuous leadership changes underway in the former Soviet republic until it becomes clear who will be in charge in the new interim government, Finance Minister Anton...
  • Russia halting aid to Ukraine until leadership forms

    Russia halting aid to Ukraine until leadership forms
    MOSCOW -- Russia will hold off on further loans and aid to Ukraine in the wake of the tumultuous leadership changes under way in the former Soviet republic until it becomes clear “with what government we will cooperate,” Finance Minister Anton...