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  • Three militants killed in attack on Ukraine national guard base

    Three militants killed in attack on Ukraine national guard base
    MOSCOW -- Ukraine national guard forces killed three, wounded 13 and detained 63 armed militants who attacked their unit in the port of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine on the Azov Sea, an official said. The armed gang that attacked the unit late...
  • Obama accuses Putin of destabilizing Ukraine

    Obama accuses Putin of destabilizing Ukraine
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of supporting "non-state militias" in southern and eastern Ukraine in an attempt to destabilize the country, and warned that the Russian leader was risking economic pain and...
  • NATO steps up operations in response to Russian buildup near Ukraine

    NATO steps up operations in response to Russian buildup near Ukraine
    WASHINGTON — The United States and its NATO allies agreed Wednesday to step up air patrols over the Baltic nations and to deploy additional warships in response to Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine. The North Atlantic Treaty...
  • Russian economy hit by Ukraine fallout; 0% growth in 2014 possible

    Russian economy hit by Ukraine fallout; 0% growth in 2014 possible
    Russia's economy has been hit hard by the Ukraine crisis, prompting finance officials to cut growth forecasts for this year to near zero and draining the country's hard currency reserves as investors flee an uncertain market, Kremlin officials disclosed...
  • Ukraine military convoy seized by pro-Russia separatists

    Ukraine military convoy seized by pro-Russia separatists
    MOSCOW – Ukraine’s effort to retake government facilities from pro-Russian separatists faltered on Wednesday as gunmen seized a column of six armored vehicles from Ukrainian soldiers and narrowly failed to grab three more. Ukrainian media...
  • Russia condemns Ukrainian troops' move to oust armed separatists

    Russia condemns Ukrainian troops' move to oust armed separatists
    MOSCOW -- Ukraine's interim government on Tuesday made good on threats to move against pro-Russia separatists occupying eastern cities, prompting Russian President Vladimir Putin to demand U.N. condemnation of the use of force in the neighboring country....
  • Ukraine says it reclaimed airport seized by pro-Russia separatists

    Ukraine says it reclaimed airport seized by pro-Russia separatists
    MOSCOW -- Ukrainian forces launched combat operations against pro-Russian separatists Tuesday and recaptured a military airport in the eastern part of the country, the acting president said.  Explosions and gunfire were heard from around the airport,...
  • Pro-Russia police help foil Ukraine crackdown in east

    Pro-Russia police help foil Ukraine crackdown in east
    MOSCOW — Ukrainian police sympathetic to pro-Russia separatists occupying government buildings helped thwart a threatened crackdown Monday, undermining the government's credibility and encouraging the gunmen to grab more facilities. Ukraine's...
  • Standing up to Russia

     Standing up to Russia
    Perhaps Russia can be induced to pull its troops back from the border with Ukraine and to abandon efforts to destabilize what is left of that country after its illegal annexation of Crimea. It's not a sign of weakness for the United States and other...
  • Ukraine ultimatum to separatists thwarted by pro-Russia police

    Ukraine ultimatum to separatists thwarted by pro-Russia police
    MOSCOW -- A threatened sweep by Ukrainian armed forces to oust pro-Russia gunmen occupying government buildings in eastern Ukraine failed to materialize after local police in the besieged venues apparently refused to take part in the proclaimed "anti-...
  • Ukraine's interim leader threatens separatists with crackdown

    Ukraine's interim leader threatens separatists with crackdown
    MOSCOW — Vowing that the Russian takeover of Crimea would not be repeated elsewhere in the east of his country, Ukraine's interim president gave separatists until Monday to lay down their arms and surrender government buildings they have seized or...