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Section: Associated Press (USA)

      Biden calls on Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce
      Nov21

      Biden calls on Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce

      KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says Russia must uphold its end of a truce in east Ukraine in order to resolve the conflict which has claimed at least 4,300 lives since March…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Corruption saps enthusiasm for east Ukraine rebels
      Nov20

      Corruption saps enthusiasm for east Ukraine rebels

      DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — As battle raged in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine, cargo trains piled high with coal thundered along rail tracks to keep heating and power going to households in rebel-held territory…. …read more Source: Associated...

      UN says killings, displacement rise in Ukraine
      Nov20

      UN says killings, displacement rise in Ukraine

      GENEVA (AP) — United Nations human rights investigators say the number of killings and people displaced by fighting in Ukraine continues to rise despite the Sept. 5 announcement of a cease-fire…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Putin receives new US ambassador in Kremlin
      Nov19

      Putin receives new US ambassador in Kremlin

      MOSCOW (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to Russia has presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin in a Kremlin ceremony that politely hinted at the challenges the career diplomat will face, with the Washington and Moscow locked in their worst confrontation since the Cold War over the crisis in Ukraine…. …read more...

      Russian president denies he fled summit pressure
      Nov16

      Russian president denies he fled summit pressure

      BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made an early exit on Sunday from a two-day summit of world leaders where he was roundly criticized over Russia’s escalating aggression in Ukraine, but brushed off suggestions that he had felt pressured…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Obama accuses Putin of not living up to ceasefire
      Nov16

      Obama accuses Putin of not living up to ceasefire

      BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — President Barack Obama on Sunday bluntly accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of not living up to a cease-fire agreement in Ukraine, but offered no new plans for how the West might change his calculus…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17
      Nov15

      Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17

      MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state television has released a satellite photograph that it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. However, commentators have dismissed the photo as a fake…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Belarus official: Ukraine war may push us to West
      Nov13

      Belarus official: Ukraine war may push us to West

      LONDON (AP) — Belarus’ economy minister says his country will strengthen its economic ties to the West if the conflict in Ukraine rumbles on…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Russian bomber patrols to reach Gulf of Mexico
      Nov12

      Russian bomber patrols to reach Gulf of Mexico

      MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s long-range bombers will range from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico on regular patrol missions, the military said Wednesday, a show of muscle reflecting tensions with the West over Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

      NATO general:  Russia beefing up bases in Crimea
      Nov11

      NATO general: Russia beefing up bases in Crimea

      NAPLES, Italy (AP) — NATO’s top commander says Russia is reinforcing its bases in disputed Crimea, but there is no clear assessment of whether that includes deployment of nuclear weapons…. …read more Source: Associated...