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EU Weighs Deeper Sanctions Against Russia

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.22.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sternly called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to compel Kremlin-backed separatists to stop hampering t...

UN Security Council Sets Urgent Meeting On Ukraine

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Friday morning on Ukraine. Britain's U.N. Mission said Thursday it r...

Poroshenko Talks With Putin, Merkel As Ceasefire Deadline Looms

AP | DAVID McHUGH and BALINT SZLANKO | Posted 08.30.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine's president spoke with the leaders of Russia, Germany and France on Monday to figure out how best to resolve the deadly ...

Ukrainian President Calls For Ceasefire In East Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 08.16.2014 | World

By Natalia Zinets KIEV, June 16 (Reuters) - Ukraine's president said on Monday he had ordered troops to regain control of the frontier...

Putin Admits To Sending Russian Troops To Crimea

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2014 | World

MOSCOW, April 17 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said Russian forces had been active in Crimea in order to support local defence forces, the fi...

REPORT: 121 Died During Ukraine Protests

AP | Posted 04.15.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations say in a report on the human rights situation in Ukraine that corruption, a lack of independence of the judiciary a...

UN Security Council Meets On Ukraine Crisis

AP | MARIA SANMINIATELLI | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council met late Sunday in emergency session as violence escalated in eastern Ukraine, hours before a Monday...

Russia Refuses To Extradite Ukraine's 'Legitimate President'

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2014 | World

MOSCOW, April 11 (Reuters) - Moscow will not extradite Viktor Yanukovich to Ukraine, Russia's chief prosecutor said on Friday, calling the ousted le...

NATO Urges Russia To Pull Back From Ukraine Border

Reuters | Posted 06.07.2014 | World

PARIS, April 8 (Reuters) - NATO's secretary-general warned Russia on Tuesday that if it were to encroach into eastern Ukraine there would be "grave ...

Pro-Russia Demonstrators Arrested In Eastern Ukraine

AP | By PETER LEONARD | Posted 06.07.2014 | World

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities moved to quell pro-Moscow uprisings along the Russian border with mixed results Tuesday, retaking one ...

Putin: No More Sanctions... For Now

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2014 | World

MOSCOW, March 21 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia should for the time being refrain from imposing sanctions on Americans i...

Russia Mulls Response To Sanctions

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

MOSCOW, March 21 (Reuters) - Russia is considering a "mirror response" to sanctions imposed by the West over the Crimea crisis, Russia's state-run R...

Arrest Warrant Issued For Ukrainian President

AP | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's acting government issued a warrant Monday for the arrest of President Viktor Yanukovych, last reportedly seen i...

Ukraine Parliament Gives President's Duties To Assembly Speaker

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

KIEV, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Parliament in Ukraine voted on Sunday to temporarily hand over the duties of president to the speaker of the assembly, Olek...

Protesters Take Control Of Presidential Offices In Kiev

Reuters | Timothy Heritage and Pavel Polityuk | Posted 04.23.2014 | World

KIEV, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Protesters seized the Kiev office of President Viktor Yanukovich on Saturday and the opposition demanded a new election be ...

Opposition Seeks Ukraine President's Resignation

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2014 | World

KIEV, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Ukraine's opposition is to seek parliamentary support on Saturday for a resolution calling on President Viktor Yanukovich t...

Delicate Deal Aims To End Violence That Turned Capital Into Battle Zone

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2014 | World

* Unsmiling Yanukovich signs deal with opponents * Parliament changes constitution, sacks interior minister * Criminal c...

Ukraine President Vows To Form Unity Government

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2014 | World

By Sabine Siebold and Natalia Zinets KIEV, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich announced concessions to his pro-E...

Kiev Protests Rock Ukraine

AP | By ANGELA CHARLTON and JIM HEINTZ | Posted 04.22.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Under heavy pressure from the West following a deadly day of clashes and sniper fire in the capital, President Viktor Yanukovyc...