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  • Pussy Riot to appear at Amnesty International concert in Brooklyn

    Pussy Riot to appear at Amnesty International concert in Brooklyn
    Pussy Riot may no longer be a formal band, but the activists will still make a high-profile appearance at a Brooklyn music venue next month. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina will appear alongside the Flaming Lips, Imagine Dragons, Ms. Lauryn...
  • Deal to end Ukraine unrest appears to show Viktor Yanukovich the exit

    Deal to end Ukraine unrest appears to show Viktor Yanukovich the exit
    KIEV, Ukraine — After a violent week that turned parts of his capital into a war zone, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich agreed Friday to a new election and a coalition government in a deal that appeared likely to seal his political fate and...
  • Kremlin aggravated Ukraine crisis but won't intervene, analysts say

    Kremlin aggravated Ukraine crisis but won't intervene, analysts say
    MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's demand that Ukraine choose between closer ties to the European Union or its traditional alliance with Moscow intensified the deadly crisis in Kiev threatening to escalate into civil war, analysts say. Kremlin...
  • Russia warns West against 'illegitimate' sanctions on Ukraine

    Russia warns West against 'illegitimate' sanctions on Ukraine
    MOSCOW -- Russian officials and Kremlin-influenced media stepped up their accusations Thursday that Western countries were fomenting the violence in Ukraine and warned that sanctions imposed by the United States and under consideration by the European...
  • Pussy Riot releases new video featuring run-in with Cossacks in Sochi

    Pussy Riot releases new video featuring run-in with Cossacks in Sochi
    The Russian punk band Pussy Riot released a new video Thursday featuring footage from its run-in the previous day with a whip-wielding Cossack militia that is helping to patrol Sochi during the Winter Olympics. Since they arrived in the Black Sea resort...
  • 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...
  • Russia vows it will not allow breakup of protest-racked Ukraine

    Russia vows it will not allow breakup of protest-racked Ukraine
    MOSCOW -- Russia will not allow the breakup of neighboring Ukraine and, if invited, is ready to mediate the violent conflict between street protesters and the leadership of the former Soviet republic, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. “...
  • At least 9 slain in deadliest day of three-month Ukraine crisis

    At least 9 slain in deadliest day of three-month Ukraine crisis
    KIEV, Ukraine -- At least nine people were killed Tuesday in the deadliest day of the 3-month-old Ukrainian political crisis as security forces clashed with demonstrators and later stormed their encampment at Kiev's Independence Square, local and...
  • Deadly violence returns to Ukrainian capital after amnesty fails

    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...
  • Pussy Riot members detained in Sochi during Olympics

    Pussy Riot members detained in Sochi during Olympics
    Masha Alyokhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova of the Russian punk activist group Pussy Riot were briefly detained by Russian police in Sochi on Tuesday. The group had arrived to protest Russian President Vladimir Putin during the 2014 Winter Olympics. The two...
  • Two members of punk band Pussy Riot held in Sochi

    Two members of punk band Pussy Riot held in Sochi
    SOCHI, Russia — A Russian human rights activist says two members of the punk band Pussy Riot have been detained near the Olympics in downtown Sochi. Semyon Simonov says he was with Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova at the time. He says the...