Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Russia will respond if its interests are attacked in Ukraine, as they were in South Ossetia in 2008 which led to war with Georgia, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that Washington would impose more sanctions on Russia if tensions did not de-escalate in eastern Ukraine
SLAVYANSK - Agence France-Presse
Pro-Kremlin rebels in east Ukraine appealed April 20 for Russian 'peacekeepers' to sweep in after a deadly gunfight killed at least two of their militants
As he did in Istanbul almost a year ago, Martello took his piano to the hotspot of the protest in town, outside a regional state building seized by pro-Russia separatists.
Three pro-Russian militants and one attacker were killed in a deadly firefight at a road block close to the separatist-held town of Slavyansk, shattering a fragile Easter truce
KIEV - The Associated Press
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
Russia, Ukraine and the West reached a surprise deal April 18 but U.S. President Barack Obama cautioned it was uncertain if Moscow would stand by the agreement
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he had signed a decree rehabilitating Crimea's Tatars, an ethnic group accused of collaborating with Nazi Germany and exiled under Stalin.
MOSCOW - Reuters
Putin did not rule out sending in Russian troops in Ukraine but said he hoped he would not need to take such a step, and that diplomacy could succeed in resolving the standoff
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused Ukraine on Monday of violating an accord reached in Geneva last week aimed at averting a wider conflict between the two neighbours.
MARIUPOL - Reuters
Ukraine's interior minister said that three pro-Russian separatists were killed in shooting that broke out overnight in the town of Mariupol
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