Ukraine Begins Artillery Withdrawal, Recognizing Truce Is Holding

02/26/2015 9:32 PM

(Reuters). Ukrainian troops towed artillery away from the front line in the east on Thursday, a move that amounted to recognizing that a ceasefire meant to


Seven Men Sought For Singing Racist Songs At London Train Station

02/26/2015 8:59 AM

(AFP). British police on Thursday released photographs of seven men heard chanting racist songs at a London train station after a Chelsea Champions League game. The


Kiev Says No Troops Killed At Front For First Time In Weeks

02/25/2015 9:02 AM

(Reuters). A long-awaited truce took hold at last in east Ukraine on Wednesday, with the army reporting no combat fatalities for the first time in weeks,


Russia Says Many In Kiev Want Ukraine Peace Deal To Fail

02/25/2015 7:33 AM

(Reuters). Russia is concerned that many people in Kiev and outside Ukraine want a peace deal in the east of the country to fail, Foreign Minister Sergei


Rebels Say They Start Withdrawing Weapons In East Ukraine

02/24/2015 7:04 AM

(Reuters). Pro-Russia separatists said on Tuesday they began withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline in east Ukraine under a ceasefire deal, but the Ukrainian military, which


Kiev Says Cannot Withdraw Heavy Weapons As Attacks Persist

02/23/2015 7:06 AM

(Reuters). Ukraine’s military said on Monday it could not start withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in the east as required under a tenuous ceasefire


Ukraine Fears Spread Of War After Blast In Eastern City

02/22/2015 8:29 PM

(Reuters) – Ukraine said on Sunday it feared unrest could spread beyond territory held by pro-Russian separatists, after an explosion killed two people at a memorial


Body of Jewish Ukrainian Soldier Found Buried In Snow

02/22/2015 1:08 PM

The body of the Jewish soldier, Evgeny “Benya” Yatzina, 25, was found in the snow in Donetsk, two months after he was killed while fighting for


U.S., Allies Discuss New Sanctions, Obama Weighs Next Steps On Ukraine: Kerry

02/22/2015 8:35 AM

(Reuters). The United States and its European allies are in talks about harsher sanctions against Moscow, while U.S. President Barack Obama will evaluate next steps in


Kiev Accuses Russia Of Sending More Tanks To East Ukraine

02/20/2015 8:35 AM

(Reuters). Kiev accused Russia on Friday of sending more tanks and troops into eastern Ukraine and said they were heading towards the rebel-held town of Novoazovsk on


Fighting Persists In East Ukraine Despite Ceasefire

02/20/2015 7:11 AM

(Reuters). Fighting persisted in east Ukraine on Friday despite new European efforts to ensure a ceasefire takes hold. The Ukrainian military said pro-Russian separatists had attacked positions


Ukraine Calls For U.N. Peacekeepers To Observe Ceasefire

02/19/2015 7:12 AM

(Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called for U.N. peacekeepers to be deployed to monitor a ceasefire in east Ukraine, a proposal that pro-Russia rebels


Ukraine Troops Withdrawing From Embattled Debaltseve

02/18/2015 7:58 AM

(AP). Ukraine has pulled most of its troops out of Debaltseve, the epicenter of recent fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine, the president confirmed Wednesday. The Russia-backed


Ukraine Soldiers Taken Prisoner In Fighting For Railway Hub

02/17/2015 10:22 PM

(AP). Under a near-constant barrage of artillery fire, Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels fought fierce street battles Tuesday for control of the strategic railway hub of


Rebels Claim To Capture Key Ukraine Rail Hub Of Debaltseve

02/17/2015 8:57 AM

(AP). Russia-backed separatists say they have gained control of a key rail hub in eastern Ukraine. The Donetsk News Agency, a rebel mouthpiece, quoted the rebel’s


Both Sides Claim Violations After Ukraine Cease-Fire Starts

02/15/2015 8:04 AM

(AP). A cease-fire was declared in eastern Ukraine at a minute after midnight Sunday, kindling slender hopes of a reprieve from a conflict that has claimed


Cease-fire Period Begins In Ukraine

02/14/2015 7:37 PM

(AP). The cease-fire period for fighting in Ukraine began one minute after midnight Sunday, bringing slim hopes of a reprieve from a grueling conflict that has


Ukraine Says 8 Troops Killed In Past Day Despite Peace Deal

02/13/2015 7:16 AM

(AP). Despite a peace deal and a looming cease-fire deadline, Ukraine said Friday that eight soldiers were killed and 34 wounded overnight. Vladislav Seleznyov, spokesman for the


Jewish Community Cautious About Cease-Fire In War-Stricken Ukraine

02/12/2015 5:22 PM

After months of violent bombings, leaders of Ukrainian Jewry are cautious but relieved to news that Russia and Ukraine worked out an agreement that would bring


Marathon Ukraine Talks End With Peace Deal

02/12/2015 8:06 AM

(AP). Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained