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U.N. Says Hundreds Killed During Ukraine Cease-Fire

(KIEV, Ukraine) — At least 331 deaths have been reported in eastern Ukraine since last month’s cease-fire deal between Russian-backed separatists and government...

How Putin Got His Way In Ukraine

By agreeing to delay the full implementation of a trade deal with Ukraine, the European Union effectively accepted Moscow’s dominance

Ukraine Passes Bills on Eastern Autonomy

(DONETSK, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s parliament has passed two bills on granting greater autonomy to the rebellious regions in the east as well as amnesty for most of...

Ukraine Government Repels Rebel Attack on Airport

LUHANSK, Ukraine — A convoy of more than 200 white trucks crossed the Russian border to deliver humanitarian aid to a battered Ukrainian city on Saturday, a move...

Ukraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russian Rebels

(MINSK, Belarus) — Ukraine and the Russian-backed rebels have signed a cease-fire deal that starts in less than two hours, a European official at the talks said...

Talks on Ukraine Cease-Fire Start in Belarus

(MINSK, Belarus) — The talks expected to bring a much-anticipated cease-fire to the fighting in eastern Ukraine have started in the Belarusian capital...

Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt

(KIEV, Ukraine) — Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Russian-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine to “stop advancing” Wednesday and urged the Ukrainian...

Why Arming Ukraine Would Only Make Matters Worse

Supplied with Western weaponry, Ukraine's leaders would be tempted to walk away from peace talks win Russia and try their chances in a war they can't win