Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

...and other Arctic countries looked past Ukraine's civil war and other tensions Friday...ongoing military activity in neighboring Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov...Council and other matters. Addressing Ukraine, the top American diplomat pressed Russia...
Ex-US commander: Take nuke missiles off high alert

...nuclear arms control measure, given the deteriorating U.S.-Russian relations after Russia's intervention in eastern Ukraine.The U.S. and Russia also are at odds over a U.S. accusation that Moscow is violating a treaty banning medium-range...
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...differences between Russia and the West over Ukraine.Putin's move was quickly welcomed...providing sophisticated weapons to Georgia and Ukraine as part of an "understanding" with listen to Russian arguments in the Ukraine crisis.___Lynn Berry in Moscow...
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Empire Editorial: Dumplings, climate change and the price of a ski pass's situation over lunch at a downtown restaurant.One man was complaining to the other about Russia's actions in Ukraine, comparing them to the days of the Soviet Union. "Sometimes I think we'd be better off without Russia," he said jokingly...
US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

...fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists...accountable for its activities in neighboring Ukraine, and the release could help to persuade...artillery systems across its border into Ukraine was "imminent."Moscow has angrily...
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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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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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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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Obama welcomes, praises Ukraine's new leader

...WASHINGTON - In a show of solidarity with Ukraine, President Barack Obama welcomed the...quell the violence that has dogged eastern Ukraine."Blankets and night vision $46 million security package for Ukraine's military that includes counter-mortar...
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Empire Editorial: Don't be fooled by claims of a 'threat' from Russia

...across a few true headlines. Some of those might even be about Russia.Russia's been in the news a lot. There's eastern Ukraine and the Crimea, gay rights and civil crackdowns, sanctions and import bans. There's also been a lot of talk about the...


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