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  • Crimea's parliament declares independence, moves to make it real

    Crimea's parliament declares independence, moves to make it real
    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine – The Crimean parliament on Monday declared the region independent of Ukraine, a first step toward the goal backed by 96% of voters during a weekend referendum: becoming part of Russia. The peninsula's pro-Moscow parliament...
  • 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...
  • Russian troops tighten grip in Crimea on eve of secession vote

    Russian troops tighten grip in Crimea on eve of secession vote
    BAKHCHISARAI, Ukraine — A day before a controversial referendum calling for Crimea to secede from Ukraine, Russian troops continued to tighten their grip on the strategic region as protests over the legitimacy of the vote continued from Kiev to...
  • 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...
  • For Albina Shagimuratova, opera is a special kind of love and madness

     For Albina Shagimuratova, opera is a special kind of love and madness
    The sound of a woman descending into madness is rich and piercing — and oddly beautiful. In a quiet rehearsal room at the Los Angeles Opera, music director James Conlon gathers about half a dozen people around a grand piano. Among them is...
  • U.S.-Russia talks on Crimea come up empty in London

    U.S.-Russia talks on Crimea come up empty in London
    LONDON — The top U.S. and Russian diplomats tried but failed Friday to avert escalation of the conflict over the Crimean peninsula, leaving Moscow and Washington badly divided over the legality and consequences of a Sunday referendum on whether...
  • Talks between Kerry, Lavrov fail to produce agreement over Ukraine

    Talks between Kerry, Lavrov fail to produce agreement over Ukraine
    LONDON – Eleventh-hour talks between the U.S. and Russia failed to break the deadlock Friday over how to resolve the crisis in southern Ukraine, where pro-Moscow forces have seized control of the Crimean peninsula and are set to hold a referendum on...
  • Kerry, Russian counterpart launch new talks on Ukraine

    Kerry, Russian counterpart launch new talks on Ukraine
    LONDON -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and his Russian counterpart have launched a new round of talks to try to cool down the crisis over Moscow’s de facto occupation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and the secession referendum planned...
  • Ukraine watches nervously as world powers wrestle over its future

    Ukraine watches nervously as world powers wrestle over its future
    KIEV, Ukraine — For all its moral outrage and vows never to be partitioned, this country has become almost a bystander to the struggle over its future. With Russian forces looming over a disputed vote on secession in Crimea, it's increasingly...