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  • Russians take Ukraine's last land base in Crimea amid evacuation talks

    Russians take Ukraine's last land base in Crimea amid evacuation talks
    MOSCOW -- Russian troops stormed and captured the Ukrainian military’s last remaining land base in Crimea on Monday, a Ukrainian official said. The Russian commandos, backed by two helicopters and three armored personnel vehicles, attacked a...
  • Three senior Ukrainian officers missing, believed held by Russians

    Three senior Ukrainian officers missing, believed held by Russians
    MOSCOW – Three Ukrainian military officers on the Crimean peninsula remained missing Sunday and were believed to be held by Russian forces, a Ukrainian official said, as the Russians continued to seek full control of the peninsula’s military...
  • Shaping a response to Russia will be a high-stakes test for Obama

    Shaping a response to Russia will be a high-stakes test for Obama
    WASHINGTON — Planned as a springtime tour with a modest itinerary — affording time to chat with the pope, admire the Rembrandts and take in the Colosseum — President Obama's weeklong trip to Europe instead has become a high-stakes test...
  • Pianist Evgeny Kissin aims to communicate love of classical music

     Pianist Evgeny Kissin aims to communicate love of classical music
    NEW YORK — Pianist Evgeny Kissin speaks many languages, but to audiences around the world he is best known — and in some circles, revered — for his ability to articulate, with precision, the greatest scores of the classical piano...
  • Ukraine signs political accord with European Union

    Ukraine signs political accord with European Union
    LONDON — Ukraine was tugged in opposite directions Friday in a reminder of the Cold War past, with the government in Kiev pushing westward through closer ties to the European Union and Russia pulling Crimea eastward by formally annexing it....
  • Ukraine signs deal with European Union

    Ukraine signs deal with European Union
    LONDON -- Ukraine sealed a deal Friday to draw closer politically to the European Union, firmly looking to the West for guidance and support even as Russia pulled the contested Crimean peninsula eastward. The pact revives an agreement that Brussels...
  • Putin completes annexation of Crimea for Russia

    Putin completes annexation of Crimea for Russia
    MOSCOW -- Russian leader Vladimir Putin completed his nation's annexation of Crimea on Friday, signing legislation to make the Ukrainian breakaway peninsula part of Russia. Putin appeared to be in high spirits chairing Russia's Security Council...
  • U.S. and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea

    U.S. and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russian presidents imposed sanctions on each other's top aides and other government officials Thursday as the dispute over Crimea intensified and the White House worried publicly that Moscow might be positioning its...
  • The next, key step on Ukraine

    The next, key step on Ukraine
    Vladimir Putin knows that this crisis is about the whole of Ukraine. Ukrainians know it too. And the West must not forget it. There is nothing to be done to restore Ukrainian control over Crimea. The crucial struggle now is for eastern Ukraine. If...
  • Russians reject Western sanctions as illegitimate and ineffective

    Russians reject Western sanctions as illegitimate and ineffective
    MOSCOW — Russian officials on Thursday declared U.S. and European sanctions imposed following Moscow’s takeover of Crimea as illegitimate, ineffective and ”not based on international law.” Even as President Obama announced a...
  • Robert Strauss dies at 95; former Democratic Party chairman

    Robert Strauss dies at 95; former Democratic Party chairman
    Robert S. Strauss, a one-time chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a Washington insider who combined earthy Texas charm with raw political power, died Wednesday. He was 95. A spokesman for Strauss' Washington law firm, Akin Gump Strauss...