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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said “no miracles” were achieved on the Ukraine crisis on Oct. 20, but talks with the country’s leader and his Russian and French counterparts did lead to some progress on ending a deadlock in the peace process.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
President Putin praised the strength of Russia's 'all-conquering' patriotism in his speech to the veterans as troops marched in Red Square to mark 69 years since victory in World War II
VILNIUS - Agence France-Presse
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite is on course for reelection as the Baltic EU nation goes to the polls Sunday amid frayed nerves over a resurgent Russia.
DONETSK - Agence France-Presse
Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in east Ukraine vowed to press on with disputed independence referendums, defying a call from President Vladimir Putin to postpone the vote
ODESSA - Reuters
Pro-Russian militants stormed a Ukrainian police station in Odessa and freed nearly 70 fellow militants
KIEV - Agence France-Presse
Ukraine's military operation against pro-Moscow rebels "will go on regardless" of Russian President Vladimir Putin urging them to postpone an independence vote
KIEV - Reuters
Ukraine detained Russia's military attaché to Kiev on suspicion of spying and ordered the diplomat to leave the country, reports said
KYIV - Agence France-Presse
More than 30 pro-Russian rebels were killed and dozens wounded in Monday's military assault on the eastern Ukrainian town of Slavyansk
HORLIVKA, Ukraine - Reuters
Ukraine's forces are on "full combat alert" against a possible Russian invasion, Kiev said, as pro-Kremlin insurgents tightened their grip on the increasingly chaotic east of the country
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed new legislation introducing harsh punishments for the justification or denial of Nazi war crimes.
President Vladimir Putin also denied there were any Kremlin forces in eastern Ukraine