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Visa and Mastercard Stop Servicing Russian Banks, Again

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Visa and Mastercard will stop handing transactions involving the Russian banks SMP and …

Panel Advocates Deeper U.S.-Russian Nuclear Cuts, Despite Tensions

Arms-con­trol pro­ponents are ur­ging Wash­ing­ton and Mo­scow not to stop dis­cuss­ing new nuc­le­ar-weapon curbs, as ten­sions soar between the …

It's not Russia that's pushed Ukraine to the brink of war

The threat of war in Ukraine is growing. As the unelected government in Kiev declares itself unable to control the rebellion in the country's east, John Kerry brands Russia a rogue state. The US and the European Union step up sanctions against the Kremlin, accusing it of destabilising Ukraine. The …

Ukraine reinstates conscription as crisis deepens

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US Troops Head to Latvia as Russia Progresses Against 'Helpless' Ukraine

Pro-Russian mobs have taken control of more government buildings in Ukraine, as Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded the Ukrainian government …

Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine as Rebels Down Choppers

<i>Updated 11:05 a.m. ET</i><p>The tense situation in eastern Ukraine appeared in danger of spiraling out of control Friday, as the government launched its …

Ukraine crisis: Sloviansk rebels down army helicopters

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Ukraine minister: Russia planning invasion

Andrii Deshchytsia, foreign minister, says Russia has infiltrated Ukraine's eastern areas and plans further incursions.<p>Ukraine's foreign minister has accused Russian troops of infiltrating and destabilising the east of the country, saying Moscow plans to invade and annex other regions.<p>In an …

"I Should Kill You Right Here"

HORLIVKA, Ukraine — The pro-Russia militants who stood guard at one of the tire-strewn checkpoints littering eastern Ukraine presented a fearsome picture on Friday morning, their faces wrapped in black ski masks and pistols tucked into their body armor.<p>But with a new government offensive underway …

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It’s not simply that sanctioning Russia will be expensive for the West, but rather it is that no one knows how expensive it will be.<p>FORTUNE — With exquisite predictability, the U.S. response to Russia’s stealth invasion of Ukraine has become a partisan issue in Washington. On Monday, the Obama …

Ukraine Reaches Boiling Point as at Least 35 Killed in Blaze

Street battles seen in Ukraine today were neighbor vs. neighbor as the country appeared to inch closer to an all-out regional war and as Russia …

Russia Blames West for Odessa Carnage, Ukraine Warns 'It's a War'

World<p>Russia’s Vladimir Putin blamed Kiev and the West for the bloodshed in Odessa Saturday – as Ukraine officials said the eastern unrest had become “a war.”<p>Forty-two people were killed and 125 injured when riots between pro- and anti-Russian groups in the southern coastal city ended in gunfights …

European Hostages in Ukraine Are Graciously Let Go by Pro-Russian Captors

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Seven captured European military observers in eastern Ukraine were released earlier today by …

Activist investor chased out of Russia explains how to really hurt Putin

Bill Browder used to get treated like a crank when he asked governments to put economic sanctions on Russian officials. Now they ask his advice.<p>The CEO of Hermitage Capital was an activist investor chased out of Russia for disturbing the country's billionaire oligarchs. He mounted a campaign for …

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Carnage in Ukraine: Dozens of Pro-Russia Activists Die in Odessa

KIEV, Ukraine -- Undeterred by mayhem and the biggest death toll in a single day since the February 20 slaughter of pro-European protesters in Kiev’s …

Russia Condemns Ukraine With Comparisons To Nazis

The Ukrainian government is describing its offensive against pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country as an "anti-terrorist operation," language that offends the separatists and Russia.<p>In turn, Russia is using even stronger language, saying that the Ukrainian military has launched …

Kiev hits back at pro-Russia rebels as Ukraine moves towards civil war

Two days of chaos and violence in east and south-east Ukraine appeared on Saturday to be pushing the country ever closer to civil war, as the death toll rose to 42 following a military counter-offensive launched by authorities in Kiev against pro-Russia rebels.<p>An angry crowd confronted police …

Tense standoff continues in eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russian activists in the village of Andriyivka blame Kiev and its western backers for recent violence.<p><b>Kramatorsk, Ukraine</b> - Ukraine is pushing ahead in its operation against rebels, a day after the crisis in the east spread south to Odessa, where dozens have died.<p>In the eastern city of …

Ukraine unrest: PM blames security service over Odessa

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From east to south, Ukraine moves closer to war

Buses and tyres – barricades used by pro-Russian separatists – smoulder on the streets of Kramatorsk after Ukrainian troops moved in to recapture the eastern town.<p>The Ukrainian Interior Ministry says the security service headquarters in Kramatorsk have been taken back and are now under the control …

Ukraine: Lies, propaganda and the West's agenda

Is the Western narrative obscuring what's really going on in Ukraine?<p>Washington and Brussels are the heroes of the Ukrainian saga, if you believe the Western media. Russian President Vladimir Putin is cast as the Big Bad Russian Bear, US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry are …

Ukrainian troops advance as pro-Russians fight back

Ukraine says it will expand "anti-terrorist" operation and claims Slavyansk "surrounded" as pro-Russian rebels launch fightback in the east<p>Fighting continued in eastern Ukraine on Sunday as pro-Russian rebels fought back against government forces trying to dislodge them from several towns in the …