Ukraine leader announces anti-terror move in east

Apr 15, 2014

Ukraine leader announces anti-terror move in east

Pro-Russian insurgents who have seized government buildings across eastern Ukraine dug in Tuesday, fortifying their positions and erecting fresh barricades as Ukrainian tanks were seen within 70 km of one city controlled by pro-Moscow gunmen. Roads into Slovyansk, a city some 160 km east ...

Apr 15, 2014

Kiev's grip loosening on restive eastern regions

Staff working for Serhiy Taruta, the steel baron appointed by Kiev as governor of the restive Donetsk region, say he is hard at work in the regional capital, but cannot disclose where, exactly, for security reasons. The governor is in an “operational headquarters suitable ...

In Ukraine, Russia tests Obama resolve

| Apr 15, 2014

In Ukraine, Russia tests Obama resolve

With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas provocations. Obama has vowed repeatedly to enact biting sanctions against Russia’s ...