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Separatist leaders arrive in Minsk and speak to media.

Ukraine Peace Talks End In 'Failure'

Peace talks in Minsk aimed at ending the fighting in eastern Ukraine ended without progress on January 31. More

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Kyiv to express U.S. support for the government as it fights pro-Russian separatists in the east.

Video Kerry To Soon Visit Ukraine As Fighting Rages

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ukraine next week to show U.S. support for the government as fighting spikes with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country. More

WATCH: Shelling Kills At Least Six At Donetsk Cultural Center

Video Ukraine Peace Talks Reportedly Postponed As Casualties Mount

Kyiv and pro-Russian rebels traded accusations over deadly attacks in eastern Ukraine as planned peace talks in Minsk were reportedly postponed. More

A pro-Russian soldier stands guard at a checkpoint in Enakieve, 25 kilometers from the eastern town of Debaltsevo, on January 29.

Rebel Says Pro-Kyiv Forces Surrounded

Russian state news agency RIA Novosti has quoted pro-Russian rebel leader Aleksandr Zakharchenko as saying his forces have surrounded Ukrainian units near Debaltseve, a flashpoint in the recent escalation of a conflict that has killed more than 5,100 people in eastern Ukraine since April. More

Russia Charges Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko With Illegal Border Crossing

A lawyer for Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot who has been on a hunger strike in a Russian jail since mid-December, says new a charge has been filed against his client. More

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Video New Pro-Putin Song Gets Panned Online

A new Russian song heaping praise on President Vladimir Putin is sparking a storm of criticism online. "My Putin" praises the president's annexation of Crimea and urges him to "revive" the Soviet Union. More

Video  Putin's Dangerous Fantasy Island

Does Putin believe his own hype? If he does, then we're in a very dangerous place, says Kremlin watcher Brian Whitmore in his latest Power Vertical blog post. More
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Features & Commentary

Meet Yevgeny Fyodorov, The Russian Lawmaker Who Wants More Western Sanctions

More Western sanctions? Bring 'em on, says a four-term lawmaker from the ruling United Russia party.

Video Separatists Plan 'Summit Of Unrecognized States'

The self-declared Donetsk People's Republic says it wants to host a summit of separatists, including participants from Texas, Venice and Spain's Basque region.

Video Ukrainian Students Call On Russian Counterparts To End 'Information War'

Ukrainian students have released an emotional video calling on their Russian counterparts not to believe what Russia's state-controlled media are saying about their country.

EU Mulling 'Terrorist' Designation For Pro-Russian Rebels In Ukraine

With European leaders calling for potential new sanctions against Russia, officials in Brussels are considering adding pro-Moscow rebel groups in Ukraine to an EU terrorist list.

Disturbing Videos Raise War-Crimes Concerns In Ukraine

As Russian-backed rebels make gains in eastern Ukraine, battlefield videos are raising concerns that war crimes are being committed.

News Analysis: How Syriza's Win Could Change EU Policy On Russia

The electoral victory by Greece's far-left Syriza party is already shaking up Europe's financial markets, but the impact on EU foreign policy could be equally important.

Mariupol: A Strategic And Symbolic Target For Pro-Russian Rebels

In launching an offensive against the Ukrainian coastal city of Mariupol, pro-Russian separatists have selected a target of both strategic and symbolic importance in their bloody conflict with the government in Kyiv.

Analysis: Ukraine's $50 Billion Question

Can tens of billions of dollars in Western aid jumpstart Ukraine's embattled economy or does Kyiv need the current crisis as a stimulus to implement reforms that it has avoided for the past two decades?

Auschwitz Event Exposes Russia-Europe Tensions

A claim by the Ukrainian president's administration that it was mostly Ukrainians who liberated Auschwitz and Europe threatens to deepen a rift that reflects current animosity and deep historic tension between Moscow and its Soviet-era subjects.

Photogallery You Say Crimea, They Say Taurida

For some Russian officials, annexing Crimea wasn't enough. Now some want to change its name.
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