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      Putin still has friends in EU
      Feb17

      Putin still has friends in EU

      Russian President Vladimir Putin (R), Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. AP PHOTO/RIA-NOVOSTI, SERGEI GUNEYEV, PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE BY PABLO GORONDI The Associated Press BUDAPEST, Hungary – Russian President Vladimir Putin travels to Budapest on Tuesday to meet the leader some Hungarians cast as his alter ego — “Little Putin.”...

      New Pentagon chief confirmed
      Feb13

      New Pentagon chief confirmed

      Ashton Carter testifies before his confirmation hearing Thursday. AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite BY DONNA CASSATA The Associated Press WASHINGTON – The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama’s choice to run the Pentagon, handing Ash Carter the unenviable task of steering the military as the United States confronts Islamic State...

      Ukraine talks bring ceasefire
      Feb13

      Ukraine talks bring ceasefire

      Russia-backed separatist fighters shoot in the air to pay respects to their comrade during a funeral near Donetsk. AP PHOTO/PETR DAVID JOSEK 16-hour chat still leaves unanswered questions BY YURAS KARMANAU AND VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV The Associated Press MINSK, Belarus – Guns would fall silent, heavy weapons would pull back from the front and Ukraine...

      Fighting persists as talks begin
      Feb12

      Fighting persists as talks begin

      The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine began peace talks in Belarus on Wednesday. REUTERS PHOTO/MYKOLA LAZARENKO 4 leaders push peace between Ukraine, Russia BY PAVEL POLITYUK AND ELIZABETH PINEAU Reuters MINSK – The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine began peace talks in Belarus on Wednesday, while in Ukraine pro-Moscow...

      Fighting surges ahead of talks
      Feb11

      Fighting surges ahead of talks

      Day and night, mortars and rockets rain down on the rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine. AP PHOTO/PETR DAVID JOSEK Summit in Minsk to ease Russia, Ukraine tensions BY PETER LEONARD The Associated Press SARTANA, Ukraine – Fighting intensified Tuesday in eastern Ukraine ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant...

      Obama: Aggression urges Western unity
      Feb11

      Obama: Aggression urges Western unity

      President Barack Obama pauses during his joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin BY JULIE PACE The Associated Press WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared Monday that Russian aggression in Ukraine has only reinforced the unity of the United States and Europe,...