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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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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Air Force exercise with Russia canceled

...of Russia's military intervention in Ukraine, a spokesman for NORAD said.The North...Stephen Harper "due to the situation in Ukraine." The exercise was to have included...put on hold because of the situation in Ukraine. He said nothing has changed since then...
Sports on TV

BASKETBALL7:30 a.m., ESPN2 - FIBA, World Cup, group phase, United States vs. Ukraine, at Bilbao, SpainCOLLEGE FOOTBALL4 p.m., FS1 - Arizona at UTSAGOLF5:30 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, European Masters...
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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Parnell signs resolution opposing Beringia park a joint U.S.-Russian research park in the Bering Strait, is already on hold because of Russia's intervention in Ukraine.Senate Joint Resolution 15 urges the federal government to stop pursuing the creation of a park that would reach from Alaska...
Empire Editorial: Protect Alaska seafood by banning Russian imports

...cold" yet - will thaw soon. As the New York Times reported Wednesday, Russia is moving soldiers and weapons into eastern Ukraine, and relations between the United States and Russia are more likely to get worse than they are to improve.If the United...


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