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  • Ukraine cracks down on demonstrators; Russia issues warning

    Ukraine cracks down on demonstrators; Russia issues warning
    MOSCOW -- Ukrainian riot police on Tuesday cleared a regional administration building and public square in the eastern city of Kharkiv of hundreds of pro-Russia protesters, detaining scores in the process, officials said. “Seventy criminals were...
  • U.S. issues fresh warning to Russia over turmoil in Ukraine

    U.S. issues fresh warning to Russia over turmoil in Ukraine
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration Monday accused Russia of promoting separatist agitation in eastern Ukraine and threatened to step up economic sanctions on Moscow unless it reverses course. As pro-Russia separatists in the eastern region seized...
  • Russia's Crimea takeover breeding anarchy and fear throughout East

    Russia's Crimea takeover breeding anarchy and fear throughout East
    Russian President Vladimir Putin's unimpeded success in annexing Crimea has inspired Russian nationalists in eastern Ukraine to seize territory and sown fear region-wide that such provocations will spur Moscow to intervene on behalf of ethnic Russians....
  • Pro-Russia protesters declare independent republics in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia protesters declare independent republics in eastern Ukraine
    MOSCOW -- Pro-Russia demonstrators who seized the regional administration building in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk announced Monday that they were declaring an independent republic and would hold a referendum about joining the region with Moscow. The...
  • Pro-Russia protesters seize buildings in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia protesters seize buildings in eastern Ukraine
    MOSCOW -- Pro-Russia demonstrators on Sunday seized at least three government buildings in industrial cities of eastern Ukraine, which has been plagued by demonstrations in favor of stronger ties to Moscow. Early in the day several hundred demonstrators...
  • Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say

    Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say
    MOSCOW — It can take Moscow residents two hours in dense traffic to drive the first 10 miles on the highway to St. Petersburg, in the direction of their country cottages surrounded by lakes and birch groves. Then the road's real limitations become...
  • The challenge for China's Leninist emperor

    The challenge for China's Leninist emperor
    BEIJING — President Xi Jinping is leading an extraordinary political experiment in China. In essence, he is trying to turn his nation into an advanced economy and three-dimensional superpower, drawing on the energies of capitalism, patriotism and...
  • European flight safety agency warns pilots to avoid Crimea airspace

    European flight safety agency warns pilots to avoid Crimea airspace
    The European Aviation Safety Agency on Thursday warned pilots to avoid entering airspace over Ukraine's Russian-occupied Crimea region "due to the unsafe situation" of two national air traffic control services claiming to direct aircraft in the area. In...
  • Ousted Ukrainian leader Yanukovich laments country's loss of Crimea

    Ousted Ukrainian leader Yanukovich laments country's loss of Crimea
    MOSCOW — Ukraine's ousted president on Wednesday lamented the loss of Crimea to Russia as “a grave pain and tragedy very difficult to come to terms with” but insisted the current interim government in Kiev was solely responsible for...
  • Crimea crisis highlights Germany's aversion to being in the vanguard

    Crimea crisis highlights Germany's aversion to being in the vanguard
    LONDON — It was a German-born Russian empress, Catherine the Great, who first annexed Crimea more than two centuries ago. Can another strong-willed German woman — who keeps a portrait of Catherine in her Berlin office as a symbol of...
  • NATO suspends ties with Russia, urges international law compliance

    NATO suspends ties with Russia, urges international law compliance
    NATO foreign ministers suspended civilian and military cooperation with Russia on Tuesday and ordered plans for bolstering defenses in Eastern Europe to show the Kremlin that it will protect allies in the region from any further Russian aggression,...