Tax cheaters took billions from Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine - As Ukraine's tax chief tells it, the billion-dollar theft was planned at...whatever field you are touching, it was corrupt in the territory of Ukraine."Exhibit A is the steel vault built into the center of the Tax...
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Thousands flee Ukraine for Russia as truce nears end

IZVARYNE, Ukraine - As a shaky cease-fire in the east...have come in the 2 1/2 months since Ukraine's government began fighting separatists...said in Paris.The summit also will see Ukraine sign a sweeping trade agreement with the...
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A Bishop's Perspective: Seeking peace in a world of violence

...that Malaysian Airlines flight that was shot down over eastern Ukraine days ago.This last Thursday morning, I had just checked...whether in a tragedy such as the one over the skies of the Ukraine, or between nations and peoples or in our own communities...
Insurgents to hold vote in east Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine - The photocopy machines churning out the ballots for eastern Ukraine's sovereignty referendum have been clattering...postpone Sunday's vote, the pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine who call themselves the Donetsk People's Republic...
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Russian buildup seen as fighting rages in Ukraine

...rebellion by sending troops and weapons into Ukraine.Last month, in an apparent attempt to ease tensions in Ukraine, Putin pulled back many of the estimated...nationalists at home to send troops into Ukraine following the annexation of Crimea in...
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Circus acrobats plan suit, say lives have changed

...her wheelchair. "Now my dream is to get up and walk."A total of eight acrobats from the U.S., Brazil, Bulgaria and Ukraine were injured May 4 when investigators say a carabiner clip snapped, sending them plummeting about 20 feet to the floor at...
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Today In Sports History

...Carner.1991 - The National, the nation's first all-sports daily newspaper, ceases publication.1992 - Sergei Bubka of Ukraine breaks his own world outdoor record in the pole vault by soaring 20 feet, one-half inch. The jump is the 30th time that...
Today in sports history

...2012 - Spain wins its third straight major soccer title, beating Italy 4-0 in the European Championship final in Kiev, Ukraine. The Spanish, who won the Euro 2008 title and World Cup title in 2010, posts the largest score in a Euro final.2012...
Skier out of Olympics, citing violence in Ukraine

...Olympian explained her frustration with Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych in an interview...there and I cannot race after all this in Ukraine going on."Matsotskyy posted a message...decision," said Matsotska, who wore Ukraine Olympic team clothing in national colors...
Putin thanks Paralympics for eschewing political divide

...leaders for not wading into the tensions over Ukraine.After Russia's military takeover over Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, several nations...with Crimea's referendum - denounced by Ukraine's government and Western nations as illegal...
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