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Section: Associated Press (USA)

      Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea
      Dec26

      Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea

      KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has suspended train and bus services to the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula, citing security concerns…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast
      Dec25

      Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

      VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is focusing his attention on all those weeping in the world this Christmas, singling out the refugees, hostages and all those suffering in conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status
      Dec24

      Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status

      MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian deputy defense minister says NATO members pushed Ukraine toward dropping its nonaligned status…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian
      Dec23

      Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian

      DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In eastern Ukraine, where the country’s pro-Russian insurgency has claimed thousands of lives, the region’s top university is a major victim of the bitterness and rifts the fighting has caused…. …read more Source: Associated...

      FACT CHECK: Putin on the ruble collapse, Ukraine
      Dec18

      FACT CHECK: Putin on the ruble collapse, Ukraine

      MOSCOW (AP) — A fact-checking look at some of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s statements on the ruble collapse and the Ukrainian crisis from his annual news conference Thursday:… …read more Source: Associated...

      Poll: 80 percent back Putin even as ruble falls
      Dec18

      Poll: 80 percent back Putin even as ruble falls

      MOSCOW (AP) — From a Western perspective, Vladimir Putin’s days as president of Russia should be numbered: The ruble has lost more than half its value, the economy is in crisis and his aggression in Ukraine has turned the country into an international pariah…. …read more Source: Associated...

      As Ukraine truce holds, Russia vows economic pain
      Dec15

      As Ukraine truce holds, Russia vows economic pain

      KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces has ground almost to halt. That should be good news for Ukraine, but Russia looks intent to pile on the economic misery…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Ukraine: Truce results in 1st casualty-free day
      Dec12

      Ukraine: Truce results in 1st casualty-free day

      SYDNEY (AP) — Ukraine’s president said Friday that a fragile truce between his government’s troops and Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine had resulted in the first day free of deaths or injuries for his soldiers since the conflict erupted months ago…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Crimea annexation upends lives of Tatar minority
      Dec09

      Crimea annexation upends lives of Tatar minority

      SARY-SU, Crimea (AP) — Since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, armed men have shown up frequently and at odd hours to search the cinder-block houses, mosque and school in this settlement of Crimean Tatars, a Muslim ethnic minority that has long suffered from discrimination in the peninsula that is its historic homeland…. …read...

      Change of leadership in Crimea means property grab
      Dec02

      Change of leadership in Crimea means property grab

      YALTA, Crimea (AP) — One day in October, a dozen armed men in masks drove up to the gates of Yalta Film Studios. They weren’t actors, and this was no make-believe…. …read more Source: Associated...