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  • Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

    Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:31:55 GMT
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin has called on pro-Russian separatists fighting government troops in eastern Ukraine to release Ukrainian soldiers they took prisoner and allow them to return home.
    Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armored vehicles had invaded from Russia.
  • EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions

    EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-08-29 10:39:21 GMT
    European Union foreign ministers are weighing the 28-nation bloc's stance in the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia.
    European Union foreign ministers on Friday were set to weigh adopting a tougher stance on the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia.
  • Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

    Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:32 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:32:09 GMT
    Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of an overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
    Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
  • German economic fears growing but Merkel strong

    German economic fears growing but Merkel strong

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:20:14 GMT
    Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. Businesses are starting to see black clouds on the horizon. And an economy that has been the envy of Europe is showing cracks, shrinking unexpectedly last quarter amid...
    Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. Businesses are starting to see black clouds on the horizon. And an economy that has been the envy of Europe is showing cracks, shrinking unexpectedly last quarter amid the...
  • Malaysia Airlines reports big losses, massive job cuts

    Malaysia Airlines reports big losses, massive job cuts

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:12 AM EDT2014-08-29 08:12:31 GMT
    Malaysia Airlines has reported huge financial losses and will drastically cut its workforce after twin tragedies. 
    Malaysia Airlines has reported huge financial losses and will drastically cut its workforce after twin tragedies. 
  • Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions

    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:32 AM EDT2014-08-29 07:32:41 GMT
    As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. sanctions have so far avoided one prominent financial institution: the $10 billion...
    As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. sanctions have so far avoided one prominent financial institution: the $10 billion Russian...
  • Russian invasion underway, Ukraine says

    Russian invasion underway, Ukraine says

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:07 AM EDT2014-08-29 06:07:42 GMT
    Russian forces have invaded eastern Ukraine to help pro-Russian separatists, a Ukraine leader says. 
    Russian forces have invaded eastern Ukraine to help pro-Russian separatists, a Ukraine leader says. 
  • No strategy for terrorists, no troops to Ukraine, Obama says

    No strategy for terrorists, no troops to Ukraine, Obama says

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:03:41 GMT
    The president said an overall strategy needs to be developed to defeat IS terrorists. 
    The president said an overall strategy needs to be developed to defeat IS terrorists. 
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:30:41 GMT
    The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict.
    Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.
  • Russia replies to Canada's colorful map tweet

    Russia replies to Canada's colorful map tweet

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:49:16 GMT
    It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as "not Russia."
    It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as "not Russia."
  • UN Security Council members lament Ukraine crisis

    UN Security Council members lament Ukraine crisis

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:09:40 GMT
    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday accused Moscow of having "outright lied" about its role in Ukraine, as alarmed members of the Security Council demanded that Russia remove its fighters from a...
    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday accused Moscow of having "outright lied" about its role in Ukraine, as alarmed members of the Security Council demanded that Russia remove its fighters from a new front...
  • Obama puts Ukraine violence squarely on Russia

    Obama puts Ukraine violence squarely on Russia

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:39:43 GMT
    The Obama administration isn't outlining any immediate punishment of Russia even as it decries President Vladimir Putin's government for the apparent invasion of Ukraine.
    President Barack Obama suggested Thursday that the U.S. might impose new economic sanctions on Russia, blaming it squarely for the warfare in eastern Ukraine. But he ruled out any military options and proposed no shift in...
  • A look at US, European sanctions on Russia

    A look at US, European sanctions on Russia

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:33:56 GMT
    With Russian tanks apparently crossing into southeastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is suggesting the possibility of more sanctions on Russia.
    With Russian tanks apparently crossing into southeastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is suggesting the possibility of more sanctions on Russia.
  • Obama rules out US military action in Ukraine

    Obama rules out US military action in Ukraine

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:59:56 GMT
    President Barack Obama is ruling out the possibility that the U.S. will take military action to address growing violence in Ukraine.
    President Barack Obama is ruling out the possibility that the U.S. will take military action to address growing violence in Ukraine.
  • Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall

    Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:29:36 GMT
    Global stock markets were muted Thursday ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.
    By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. financial markets ended slightly lower Thursday, marking their first loss in a week of record highs.
  • Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall

    Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:09:28 GMT
    By The Associated Press Worsening tensions in Ukraine and some weak showings from retailers are sending U.S. stocks lower for the first time this week.
    By The Associated Press Worsening tensions in Ukraine and some weak showings from retailers are sending U.S. stocks lower for the first time this week.
  • Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall

    Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:08:53 GMT
    By The Associated Press Worsening tensions in Ukraine are sending stock indexes lower, overshadowing an encouraging report on U.S. economic growth.
    By The Associated Press Worsening tensions in Ukraine are sending stock indexes lower, overshadowing an encouraging report on U.S. economic growth.
  • Ukraine fears weigh on global stock markets

    Ukraine fears weigh on global stock markets

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:38:52 GMT
    By The Associated Press Worsening tensions in Ukraine are sending markets lower, overshadowing an encouraging report on U.S. economic growth.
    By The Associated Press Worsening tensions in Ukraine are sending markets lower, overshadowing an encouraging report on U.S. economic growth.
  • Battle for Ukraine's southeast coast heats up

    Battle for Ukraine's southeast coast heats up

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:29:22 GMT
    A town in east Ukraine has come under shellfire amid fears that pro-Russian rebels in the region are advancing on government-held areas.
    Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine's strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles with government troops.
  • US: Russia directing new offensive in Ukraine

    US: Russia directing new offensive in Ukraine

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:59:07 GMT
    The Obama administration believes Russia is leading a new military counteroffensive in Ukraine.
    The Obama administration accused Russia on Wednesday of orchestrating a new military campaign in Ukraine that is helping rebel forces expand their fight in the country's east and sending tanks, rocket launchers and...
  • No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

    No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:18:09 GMT
    Ukraine is claiming that its forces have captured 10 Russian soldiers in an eastern region where the Ukrainian troops are fighting pro-Russia separatists.
    Ukraine's president said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin accepts the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine but the Russian leader insisted that only Kiev can reach a cease-fire deal with the pro-Moscow separatists.
  • 10 Russian soldiers caught in eastern Ukraine, government says

    10 Russian soldiers caught in eastern Ukraine, government says

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:08:21 GMT
    Russia's Putin and Ukraine's president meet while deadly war rages on in eastern Ukraine. 
    Russia's Putin and Ukraine's president meet while deadly war rages on in eastern Ukraine. 
  • Secret US-Russia talks on Ukraine held in Finland

    Secret US-Russia talks on Ukraine held in Finland

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:57:56 GMT
    The Finnish Foreign Ministry says that the United States and Russia held secret talks over Ukraine in Finland in June.
    The Finnish Foreign Ministry says that the United States and Russia held secret talks over Ukraine in Finland in June.
  • Ukrainian president dissolves parliament

    Ukrainian president dissolves parliament

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:38:58 GMT
    Russia has announced plans to send a second aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine, where months of fighting have left many residential buildings in ruins.
    Ukraine's president on Monday dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency in its eastern regions.
  • Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

    Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

    Sunday, August 24 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-08-24 19:37:40 GMT
    Ukraine's president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three years as government forces seek to overpower pro-Russian separatists in the east.
    To shouts of "Fascists!" and "Hang them from a tree!" captured Ukrainian soldiers were paraded through the streets of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as bystanders pelted them with eggs, water bottles and tomatoes.
  • Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

    Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

    Saturday, August 23 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-08-23 20:15:38 GMT
    Some of the trucks in a Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine in a move denounced by Kiev as an invasion are returning to Russia.
    Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting.
  • West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

    West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:59:07 GMT
    Ukraine's armed forces say they have caused heavy casualties among pro-Russian separatist forces, although their overall advance quelling the rebel resistance remains haphazard and faltering.
    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct...
  • Administration condemns Russian move into Ukraine

    Administration condemns Russian move into Ukraine

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:56:06 GMT
    A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. government "strongly condemns" the unilateral movement of a Russian convoy into Ukraine.
    The Obama administration on Friday denounced the movement of a Russian convoy into Ukraine, citing it as the latest provocation by Moscow along the highly volatile eastern border of the former Soviet republic.
  • Stocks are mostly lower as Ukraine tensions flare

    Stocks are mostly lower as Ukraine tensions flare

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:44:45 GMT
    Most Asian stock markets inched higher Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world's biggest economy is gaining strength. Gains were tempered as investors...
    The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure about how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising...
  • Stocks end mostly lower as Ukraine tensions flare

    Stocks end mostly lower as Ukraine tensions flare

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:14:53 GMT
    More tensions in Ukraine left the stock market slightly lower in quiet trading.
    More tensions in Ukraine left the stock market slightly lower in quiet trading.
  • Serbia says it won't impose sanctions on Russia

    Serbia says it won't impose sanctions on Russia

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:54:57 GMT
    Despite pressure from the European Union, Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports to that country, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.
    Despite pressure from the European Union, Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports to that country, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.
  • NATO criticizes Russian convoy sent into Ukraine

    NATO criticizes Russian convoy sent into Ukraine

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:34:47 GMT
    NATO's secretary general has condemned Russia for sending a "so-called humanitarian convoy" into eastern Ukraine without the consent of the Ukrainian government.
    NATO's secretary general has condemned Russia for sending a "so-called humanitarian convoy" into eastern Ukraine without the consent of the Ukrainian government.
  • Stocks little changed on Ukraine, Yellen speech

    Stocks little changed on Ukraine, Yellen speech

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:05:03 GMT
    Stocks are little changed at midday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the bank will proceed on interest rates.
    Stocks are little changed at midday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the bank will proceed on interest rates.
  • Ukraine jitters send US stocks slightly lower

    Ukraine jitters send US stocks slightly lower

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:44 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:44:37 GMT
    Stocks are little edging lower in early trading amid concerns of an escalation in the Ukrainian crisis after a Russian aid convoy entered the country.
    Stocks are little edging lower in early trading amid concerns of an escalation in the Ukrainian crisis after a Russian aid convoy entered the country.
  • Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

    Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:37 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:37:37 GMT
    Malaysia is preparing to receive the bodies and ashes of 20 of its citizens killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July.
    The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national mourning in the country's history.
  • Russian student worker missing at Grand Teton

    Russian student worker missing at Grand Teton

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:26:59 GMT
    Authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park.
    Authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park.
  • Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine

    Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:24:27 GMT
    A Ukrainian official says five troops were killed and 21 injured while fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours.
    Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back territory from pro-Russian separatists before the arrival of a Russian aid convoy overseen...
  • Russia checks more McDonald's after closing 3

    Russia checks more McDonald's after closing 3

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:24 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:24:20 GMT
    Russian news agencies are reporting that the country's food safety agency will conduct checks on McDonald's restaurants in the Urals after safety complaints, a day after four branches of the chain were...
    Russia's food safety agency said Thursday that it was checking McDonald's restaurants around the country, a day after several branches of the chain were shuttered in Moscow.
  • Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk

    Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:14:05 GMT
    A Ukrainian official says nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of the town of Ilovaysk, which lies just east of the rebel stronghold Donetsk.
    After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made a significant push Wednesday into rebel-held territory, claiming control over a large part of the separatist stronghold of Luhansk and nearly...
  • Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:55:49 GMT
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from...
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic...
  • Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

    Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:24:59 GMT
    Protesters have scaled one of Moscow's famed Stalin-era skyscrapers and painted the Soviet star on its spire in the national colors of Ukraine.
    Protesters on Wednesday scaled one of Moscow's famed Stalin-era skyscrapers and painted the Soviet star on its spire in the national colors of Ukraine. The dangerous prank, which set Russian social networking sites...
  • Ukraine's rebel capital seeks ersatz normality

    Ukraine's rebel capital seeks ersatz normality

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-08-20 09:14:55 GMT
    It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam.
    It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam.
  • Chinese, Russian media turn criticisms back on US

    Chinese, Russian media turn criticisms back on US

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:15 AM EDT2014-08-20 08:15:03 GMT
    Chinese and Russian state media have seized on the U.S. police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old and ensuing protests to fire back at Washington's criticisms of their own governments, portraying the...
    Chinese and Russian state media have seized on the U.S. police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old and ensuing protests to fire back at Washington's criticisms of their own governments, portraying the United...
  • Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

    Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:54:54 GMT
    Ukrainian officials and military commanders say the government has captured swathes of another town near the key rebel-held stronghold.
    Government troops pressed attacks Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict that has killed more than 2,000 and...
  • Germany's Merkel to visit Ukraine on Saturday

    Germany's Merkel to visit Ukraine on Saturday

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:14:25 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Kiev on Saturday and meet with top officials, making her first visit to Ukraine since the crisis there erupted.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Kiev on Saturday and meet with top officials, making her first visit to Ukraine since the crisis there erupted.
  • Russia resists demands to cut number of stadiums

    Russia resists demands to cut number of stadiums

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:54:33 GMT
    Russia is resisting demands from FIFA to reduce the number of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup from 12 to 10.
    Russia is resisting demands from FIFA to reduce the number of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup from 12 to 10.
  • Asia stocks rise after US gains, Ukraine diplomacy

    Asia stocks rise after US gains, Ukraine diplomacy

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:43:22 GMT
    By The Associated Press Asian stocks drifted Monday as caution lingered after markets tumbled at the end of last week on reports Ukraine destroyed a Russian military convoy that had entered its...
    Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after U.S. markets rose on news of diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Ukraine.
  • Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

    Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 01:14:06 GMT
    Russia's foreign minister says he expects the extensive humanitarian aid mission for eastern Ukraine to enter the country in the near future.
    Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of killing dozens of civilians in an attack early Monday on a convoy fleeing a besieged rebel-held city. The rebels denied any attack took place, while the U.S. confirmed the shelling...
  • Grief, relief as ravaged Ukrainian town rebuilds

    Grief, relief as ravaged Ukrainian town rebuilds

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:35:04 GMT
    After months of rebel occupation and weeks of Ukrainian liberation, the residents of this shell-shocked border town say they hope simply to rebuild their former lives - but fear that war could return to their...
    Weeks after Ukrainian government forces recaptured Lysychansk from the rebels, the residents of this shell-shocked town near the Russian border say they hope simply to rebuild their former lives - but fear that war could...
  • Ukraine to pull out most troops out of Kosovo

    Ukraine to pull out most troops out of Kosovo

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-08-18 15:24:14 GMT
    NATO in Kosovo says Ukraine will pull out most of its troops from its peacekeeping mission in the Balkan country by the end of the month.
    NATO in Kosovo says Ukraine will pull out most of its troops from its peacekeeping mission in the Balkan country by the end of the month.
  • EU pledges $168m to offset Russia sanctions cost

    EU pledges $168m to offset Russia sanctions cost

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-08-18 11:12:34 GMT
    The European Commission is pledging 125 million euros ($168 million) to assist fruit and vegetable producers hit by Russia's ban on food imports from the 28-nation bloc.
    The European Commission is pledging 125 million euros ($168 million) to assist fruit and vegetable producers hit by Russia's ban on food imports from the 28-nation bloc.
  • Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

    Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

    Sunday, August 17 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-08-17 23:03:00 GMT
    A Ukrainian military spokesman says separatist rebels in the east have shot down a Ukrainian fighter plane.
    Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday.
  • Ukrainian, Russian officials to meet in Berlin

    Ukrainian, Russian officials to meet in Berlin

    Sunday, August 17 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-08-17 13:21:59 GMT
    The foreign ministers of Ukraine and Russia are meeting in Berlin on Sunday to resume diplomatic talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
    The foreign ministers of Ukraine and Russia are meeting in Berlin on Sunday to resume diplomatic talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
  • Russian aid convoy waiting for security guarantees

    Russian aid convoy waiting for security guarantees

    Saturday, August 16 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-16 19:40:46 GMT
    Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy are waiting near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures drag on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian...
    Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy waited Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures dragged on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian...
  • White House criticizes Russia over Ukraine actions

    White House criticizes Russia over Ukraine actions

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-08-16 03:29:30 GMT
    The White House is looking into what it calls unconfirmed reports that Ukraine's security forces have disabled vehicles in a Russian military convoy inside Ukraine.
    The White House accused Russia on Friday of escalating its destabilizing activity in Ukraine in a way that is "extremely dangerous and provocative," but stopped short of confirming NATO's assertion that a Russian...
  • Russian hacking suspect ordered held until trial

    Russian hacking suspect ordered held until trial

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-08-16 01:31:47 GMT
    A federal judge ordered the son of a prominent Russian lawmaker on Friday to remain in custody until his trial on computer hacking charges, after a prosecutor said evidence recovered from his laptop after his...
    A federal judge on Friday ordered the son of a prominent Russian lawmaker to remain in custody until his trial on computer hacking charges, after a prosecutor said evidence recovered from his laptop after his arrest in the...
  • Russia denies its vehicles destroyed in Ukraine

    Russia denies its vehicles destroyed in Ukraine

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-08-15 23:20:15 GMT
    A dozen Russian armored personnel carriers have appeared near a large aid convoy that is parked near the Ukrainian border and poised to cross into rebel-held territory.
    NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured overnight into Ukraine, and the Ukrainian president said his forces destroyed most of it. Russia denied all of this, but the reports spooked global markets and...
  • Russian assures Hagel on Ukrainian relief

    Russian assures Hagel on Ukrainian relief

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:20:30 GMT
    The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has been "guaranteed" by his Russian counterpart that no Russian military personnel were involved in a humanitarian convoy that approached Ukraine's eastern border.
    Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu "guaranteed" Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday that no Russian troops are involved in the transport of humanitarian relief supplies to eastern Ukraine, a Pentagon spokesman said.
  • Renewed fighting in Ukraine rattles stocks

    Renewed fighting in Ukraine rattles stocks

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:41:02 GMT
    Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday, with Australia's benchmark leading gains on a crop of healthy earnings reports.
    Renewed fighting in Ukraine rattled markets on Friday. Reports that Ukrainian forces attacked Russian military vehicles that had crossed the border knocked stock markets down in the afternoon and sent traders into the...
  • Stocks overcome a midday tumble on Ukraine

    Stocks overcome a midday tumble on Ukraine

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:19:59 GMT
    The stock market recovered from a midday swoon caused by the latest worries over Ukraine and ended little changed.
    The stock market recovered from a midday swoon caused by the latest worries over Ukraine and ended little changed.
  • Reports of fighting in Ukraine erase stock gain

    Reports of fighting in Ukraine erase stock gain

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-08-15 16:01:59 GMT
    Reports of renewed fighting in Ukraine are sending stocks lower in midday trading.
    Reports of renewed fighting in Ukraine are sending stocks lower in midday trading.
  • 127 victims identified from Ukraine plane disaster

    127 victims identified from Ukraine plane disaster

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-08-15 15:03:25 GMT
    Dutch authorities say they have identified 127 victims from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine.
    Dutch authorities say they have identified 127 victims from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine.
  • Hungary: Sanctions on Russia more damaging to West

    Hungary: Sanctions on Russia more damaging to West

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-08-15 13:49:47 GMT
    Hungary's prime minister said the West is "shooting itself in the foot" with inadequately thought through economic sanctions against Russia.
    Hungary's prime minister said the West is "shooting itself in the foot" with inadequately thought through economic sanctions against Russia.
  • Massive crater appears at 'end of the earth' in Russia

    Massive crater appears at 'end of the earth' in Russia

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:41:52 GMT
    A massive crater has been discovered on the northwestern portion of the Russian continent, in an area called 'the end of the the earth.'
    A massive crater has been discovered on the northwestern portion of the Russian continent, in an area called 'the end of the the earth.'

  • Handover of black boxes starts investigation

    Handover of black boxes starts investigation

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:38 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:38:41 GMT
     Bodies of those on the plane are on the way to territory controlled by the Ukraine government and eventually to the Netherlands. 
     Bodies of those on the plane are on the way to territory controlled by the Ukraine government and eventually to the Netherlands. 
  • Obama demands access to crash site, cooperation from Russia

    Obama demands access to crash site, cooperation from Russia

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:09:12 GMT

    President Obama demanded Putin use his influence over pro-Russian separatists to allow investigators to the Malaysia Airlines crash site so that bodies can be recovered and returned with dignity.

    President Obama demanded Putin use his influence over pro-Russian separatists to allow investigators to the Malaysia Airlines crash site so that bodies can be recovered and returned with dignity.

  • US official: Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down

    US official: Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:28 AM EDT2014-07-18 08:28:15 GMT

    U.S. officials believe something brought down the Boeing 777 aircraft which was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. All passengers and crew are believed to be dead.

    U.S. officials believe something brought down the Boeing 777 aircraft which was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. All passengers and crew are believed to be dead.
  • Malaysia Airlines passenger: 'In case it disappears, this is what it looks like'

    Malaysia Airlines passenger: 'In case it disappears, this is what it looks like'

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:19 AM EDT2014-07-18 04:19:31 GMT

    A Dutch passenger jokingly posted a photograph of the Malaysian plane that crashed in Ukraine in case the plane was lost.

    A Dutch passenger jokingly posted a photograph of the Malaysian plane that crashed in Ukraine in case the plane was lost.

  • Feudal lords, election hacking color Ukraine chaos

    Feudal lords, election hacking color Ukraine chaos

    Sunday, June 8 2014 6:03 AM EDT2014-06-08 10:03:15 GMT
    Feudal lords, hacked voting systems and a bounty for the head of a dead rebel is part of the unraveling story in Ukraine.
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