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Russian-backed rebels push west into Ukraine about 4 hours
Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and announced their intention to keep pushing west toward a major port city.
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Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answersCaptured Russian...
Captured Russian paratroopers are seen in this image taken from video in Kiev on Wednesday Aug. 27. 2014.
18 hrs ago
German economic fears growing but Merkel strong
Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. Businesses are starting to see black clouds on the horizon.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Ukraine: 2 tank columns from Russia enter Ukraine
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Wed Aug 27, 2014
Interfax: Ukraine cites support for peace planRussian President...
Graphic shows reduction in Russian rebel-held territory in Eastern Ukraine since mid-June and highlights recent events in the region.; 4c x 4 inches; 195.7 mm x 101 mm; a" Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said early Wednesday that he has support for a peace plan from leaders who attended a summit meeting in Minsk, including Russian President ... (more)
Putin and Poroshenko meet for bilateral talksRussian President...
Graphic shows reduction in Russian rebel-held territory in Eastern Ukraine since mid-June and highlights recent events in the region.; 4c x 4 inches; 195.7 mm x 101 mm; a" The presidents of Russia and Ukraine met late Tuesday for their first bilateral talks at a much-anticipated summit in Minsk, which many voiced hopes may help bring an end to ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Putin sits down with Ukrainian president for talksUkrainian President ...
The presidents of Russia and Ukraine sat down for talks Tuesday, meeting face-to-face for the first time since June on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine's separatist east.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
In Ohio, Walesa says U.S. can take lead on Ukraine
Former Polish president Lech Walesa said Friday that the United States can take the lead in organizing a global response to Russia's role in Ukraine.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Russian aid convoy casts shadow on talks with Ukraine
The arrival of a Russian aid convoy in Ukraine on Friday without approval from Kiev threatens to further disrupt Ukraine's already-blunted military offensive to regain control of the country's east from pro-Russian separatists by putting overt Russian personnel in the line of fire.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
What's happening in Ukraine?
Nearly six months since popular protests toppled pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych, fighting between Ukraine's military and pro-Russia rebels continues in eastern Ukraine.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Gary Poling sailed in stormy seas of Cuban missile crisis
One night when Gary Poling was leaving the foredeck of the USS Vulcan, a ship that was part of the U.S. Navy's quarantine of Russian freighters carrying nuclear missiles bound for Cuba in 1962, he was struck by a sound that froze him in his tracks.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Game of chicken with Russian aid convoyA convoy of white trucks with...
In a diplomatic game of chicken, a large Russian aid convoy rolled toward the Ukrainian border on Thursday - but it was heading toward a crossing controlled by pro-Russian rebels instead of a government post as Ukraine had demanded.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Russians already hurt by Western food import ban
Russians are already paying a price - literally - for the ban on food imports from Europe and the United States that Russia imposed last week to retaliate for American and European economic sanctions.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Russian convoy: Aid or incursion?
Depending on whom you ask, what's inside may either be a treasure trove of relief goods for war-weary civilians, or the vanguard of a Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
U.S. warns Russia against intervention in Ukraine
The United States warned Russia on Friday that any further intervention in Ukraine, including under the pretense of delivering humanitarian aid, would be viewed as "an invasion of Ukraine."
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The Daily Record
Views from the nation
Pro-Russian rebels are destabilizing that country, and the latest reports are that the Russian military is sending in heavy military hardware such as heavy machine guns, tanks and anti-aircraft guns.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Western farmers take hit from Russia food ban
Russian diners won't be able to find creamy Dutch cheeses or juicy Polish apples in the grocery store or cook up chicken from the United States -- the result of a Russian ban on most food imports from the West.
Experts: Russian ban won't hurt Ohio farms
A ban announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin on American food exported to Russia will have far less economic impact on our nation's farmers than it will on the consumers in Russia itself, according to an international trade expert at The Ohio State University.
The price of Russia's food import ban
Moscow retaliated against Western sanctions by banning imports of fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, milk and dairy products from the U.S., Europe, Australia, Canada and Norway.
In Amy Bloom's 'Lucky Us,' accidental orphans search for family, and find it in each other
I was bowled over by Amy Bloom's first book, "Come to Me," a 1993 collection of short stories that became a finalist for the National Book Award.