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Battle for Ukraine's southeast coast heats up

Battle for Ukraine's southeast coast heats up

Relatives and friends say goodbye to volunteers, their unit's flag on the right, before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion unit fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. It was the second straight day…

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No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

In this photo taken on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko makes a statement to the press in Kiev, Ukraine. Poroshenko on Monday, Aug. 25, dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October 26 as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency i…

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No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

A father, a volunteer, holds his little daughter as relatives and friends say good-buy to volunteers before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion unit fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. It was the…

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No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

A priest blesses volunteers before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion unit fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. It was the second straight day that attacks were reported in the vicinity of Novoaz…

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Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

Ukrainian missiles pass down Kiev's main street during a military parade to mark the 23rd anniversary of Ukraine's Independence, in the capital Kiev, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Ukraine's president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three years as …

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Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko sings the national anthem during a parade to celebrate Ukraine's Independence Day in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Ukraine's president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three years as government forc…

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Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

Ukrainian cadets march down Kiev's main street during a military parade on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of Ukraine's Independence, in the capital Kiev,Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Ukraine's president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three …

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Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

Ukrainian soldiers march down Kiev's main street during military parade on the occasion of the 23 anniversary of Ukraine's Independence, in the capital Kiev,Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Ukraine's president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three ye…

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Germany: no Iraq combat troops or weapons to PKK

Germany: no Iraq combat troops or weapons to PKK

German chancellor Angela Merkel make a statement to the press in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has advocated a measured European Union response to Russia’s aggressive policies in Ukraine, met Saturday in Kiev to meet Ukrainian President Petro Po…

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Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, right, welcomes German chancellor Angela Merkel with a bouquet of flowers before their meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who arrived in Kiev Saturday to meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said …

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Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, right, welcomes German chancellor Angela Merkel before their meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who arrived in Kiev Saturday to meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said Friday “that the Ukraine/R…

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Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

German chancellor Angela Merkel makes a statement to the press in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Merkel, who has advocated a measured European Union response to Russia’s aggressive policies in Ukraine, met Saturday in Kiev with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and said she urged…

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Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

German chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko smile after their statement to the press in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has advocated a measured European Union response to Russia’s aggressive policies in Ukraine…

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Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

Ukrainian military vehicles pass during a parade rehearsal in central Khreshchatyk street in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Ukraine will celebrate its 23rd Independence Day Aug. 24 with a military parade in its capital as a part of the commemorations. Tensions between Russia and Ukrai…

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Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

Ukrainian soldiers march during a parade rehearsal in central Khreshchatyk street in Kiev, Ukraine,Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Ukraine will celebrate its 23rd Independence Day Aug. 24 with a military parade in its capital as a part of the commemorations. Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escala…

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Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

Ukrainian soldiers rest atop a military vehicle, with the Ukrainian state emblem in the background, during a parade rehearsal in central Khreshchatyk street in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Ukraine will celebrate its 23rd Independence Day Aug. 24 with a military parade in its capital…

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Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk

Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk

An officer of volunteer battalion 'Donbas' holds battalion colours during a blessing ceremony in St. Michael Cathedral in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk on Tuesday and captured most of a town near …

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Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

The head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church under the Moscow Patriarchate, Onufriy blesses Ukrainians during a religion ceremony in the golden domed Orthodox Monastery of Caves in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Onufriy blessed the new church bell before it is lifted into place, set in …

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Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

The head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church under the Moscow Patriarchate, Onufriy, center, blesses Ukrainians during a religion ceremony in the golden domed Orthodox Monastery of Caves in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Onufriy blessed the new church bell before it is lifted into place…

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Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

Ukrainians kiss the big church bell and pray, before it is lifted into place, set in the main bell tower of the golden domed Orthodox Monastery of Caves in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. The bell weighs 7,150 kilograms and is decorated with a unique decor, made in Ukraine. (AP Photo/…

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Ukrainian troops inch closer to rebel city Donetsk

Ukrainian troops inch closer to rebel city Donetsk

Ukrainian people kiss the new bell and pray near it, before it is lifted into place, set in the main bell tower of the golden domed Orthodox Monastery of Caves in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. The bell weighs 7,150 kilograms and is decorated with a unique decor, made in Ukraine. (AP…

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Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

Friends and relatives say goodbye to volunteers before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion "Azov" fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Ukraine's national security council said government forces cap…

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Ukraine: 'Dozens' of civilians killed in convoy

Ukraine: 'Dozens' of civilians killed in convoy

Friends and relatives say goodbye to volunteers before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion "Azov" fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Ukraine's national security council said government forces cap…

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Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

Volunteers take an oath of allegiance to Ukraine, before being sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion "Azov" fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Ukraine's national security council said government forces captur…

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Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

A couple shares the last kiss as they say goodbye to each other before volunteers were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion "Azov" fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Ukraine's national security council said…

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Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

Friends and relatives say goodbye to volunteers before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion "Azov" fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Ukraine's national security council said government forces cap…

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Ucrania

Ucrania

Paracaidistas del ejército ucraniano posan para una foto luego de enfrentarse con insurgentes pro rusos cerca de Slavianski, Ucrania, el martes 3 de junio de 2014. (Foto de AP/Efrem Lukatsky)

June 04, 2014 6:24 pm
UCRANIA

UCRANIA

Soldados ucranianos revisan una zona cerca de Slovyansk, Ucrania, el viernes 30 de mayo de 2014. (Foto AP/Efrem Lukatsky)

May 30, 2014 3:25 pm
Ukraine mayor shot; US announces new sanctions

Ukraine mayor shot; US announces new sanctions

Masked pro-Russia activists beat a participant at a peaceful pro-Ukraine rally in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Monday.

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Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles

Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles

A pro-Russian gunman clears the way for a combat vehicle with gunmen on top in Slovyansk, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The troops on those vehicles wore green camouflage uniforms, had automatic weapons and grenade launchers. At least one had the St. George ribbon attached to his unifo…

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Analysis: Invading may be Putin’s Plan B in Ukraine

Analysis: Invading may be Putin’s Plan B in Ukraine

Pro-Russian gunmen occupied the police station in the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk on Saturday.

April 12, 2014 1:37 pm
Putin: Ukraine debt threatens Europe gas supplies

Putin: Ukraine debt threatens Europe gas supplies

A masked pro-Russian activist guards a barricade during a rally at the regional administration building that they had seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine.

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World briefs

World briefs

Ukrainians lay on a store’s floor, acting as bodies in a flash mob action Saturday protesting against buying of the Russian goods in Kiev, Ukraine. The posters read: “Boycott the Russian (goods), don’t feed the occupants!”

April 05, 2014 4:38 pm
Yatsenyuk proposed as new Ukraine prime minister

Yatsenyuk proposed as new Ukraine prime minister

Supporters cheer a candidate for Ukraine's new Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, in Kiev's Independence Square, or Maydan, the epicenter of recent deadly clashes with riot police, Ukraine, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. All new government officials should get Maydan's approval prior to parliamen…

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Ukraine divisions prompt warnings of civil war

Ukraine divisions prompt warnings of civil war

Anti-government protesters use a catapult during clashes with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The deadly clashes in Ukraine’s capital have drawn sharp reactions from Washington, generated talk …

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Ukraine divisions prompt warnings of civil war

Ukraine divisions prompt warnings of civil war

Clashes continued Wednesday in Kiev’s Independence Square. The government announced a truce with protesters while also launching an “anti-terrorism operation” across the former Soviet nation of 45 million people.

February 19, 2014 4:06 pmLoading…
Ukraine Protest

Ukraine Protest

A bloody outburst between police armed with stun grenades and water cannons and anti-government protesters erupted Tuesday outside Ukraine’s parliament in Kiev. The outbreak follows new maneuvering by Russia and the European Union to gain influence over the former Soviet republic.

February 18, 2014 4:45 pm
Anti-government protests in Ukraine

Anti-government protests in Ukraine

Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Thousands of police armed with stun grenades and water cannons attacked the large opposition camp in Ukraine's capital on Tue…

February 18, 2014 3:05 pm
Anti-government protests in Ukraine

Anti-government protests in Ukraine

An anti-government protester runs during clashes with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Thousands of police armed with stun grenades and water cannons attacked a large opposition camp in Ukraine's …

February 18, 2014 3:03 pm
Anti-government protests in Ukraine

Anti-government protests in Ukraine

An anti-government protester, center, prepares to throw a Molotov cocktail during clashes with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Thousands of police armed with stun grenades and water cannons attac…

February 18, 2014 3:03 pm
Anti-government protests in Ukraine

Anti-government protests in Ukraine

Anti-government protesters clash with riot police outside Ukraine's parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Ukraine’s political crisis escalated sharply Tuesday, with at least nine people reported killed and scores injured in violent, often fiery battles between anti-government …

February 18, 2014 3:04 pm
Anti-government protests in Ukraine

Anti-government protests in Ukraine

Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Thousands of police armed with stun grenades and water cannons attacked a large opposition camp in Ukraine's capital on Tuesd…

February 18, 2014 3:04 pm
Anti-government protests in Ukraine

Anti-government protests in Ukraine

Anti-government protesters clashed with riot police outside Ukraine's parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Ukraine’s political crisis escalated sharply Tuesday, with at least nine people reported killed and scores injured in violent, often fiery battles between anti-governmen…

February 18, 2014 3:04 pm
UCRANIA PROTESTAS

UCRANIA PROTESTAS

Un monumento a los fundadores de Kiev arde mientras manifestantes contra el gobierno se enfrentan a la policía antidisturbios en la Plaza de la Independencia de la capital ucraniana, centro del actual malestar en el país, en Kiev, Ucrania, el martes 18 de febrero de 2014. Más de 10 personas …

February 18, 2014 2:45 pm
UCRANIA-PROTESTAS

UCRANIA-PROTESTAS

Manifestantes opositores arrojan piedras durante choques con la policía frente al parlamento en Kiev, Ucrania, martes 18 de febrero de 2014. Tras los nuevos choques, un parlamentario opositor dijo que tres activistas murieron, y los servicios de emergencia hallaron un cadáver luego que los m…

February 18, 2014 9:53 am
UCRANIA-PROTESTAS

UCRANIA-PROTESTAS

Un grupo de manifestantes permanece apostado en las barricadas frente a la policía antimotines en Kiev, Ucrania, el miércoles 29 de enero del 2014. El parlamento ucraniano debatió ese mismo día la posibilidad de decretar una amnistía para los arrestados durante semanas de protestas en la con…

January 29, 2014 10:27 am
Felix Lora, Serhiy Fedchenko

Felix Lora, Serhiy Fedchenko

Felix Lora, right, a Dominican lightweight boxer currently based in Barcelona, Spain throws a punch to Serhiy Fedchenko from Ukraine during their World Boxing Organization European light welterweight title fight in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Lora won the fight. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

December 15, 2013 4:35 am
Felix Lora, Serhiy Fedchenko

Felix Lora, Serhiy Fedchenko

Felix Lora, right, a Dominican lightweight boxer currently based in Barcelona, Spain throws a punch to Serhiy Fedchenko from Ukraine during their World Boxing Organization European light welterweight title fight in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Lora won the fight. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

December 15, 2013 4:35 am
Felix Lora

Felix Lora

Felix Lora a Dominican lightweight boxer currently based in Barcelona, Spain celebrates his victory against Serhiy Fedchenko from Ukraine after their World Boxing Organization European light welterweight title fight in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

December 15, 2013 4:35 am
Oleksandr Usyk, Epifanio Mendoza

Oleksandr Usyk, Epifanio Mendoza

Olympic boxing champion Oleksandr Usyk from Ukraine, right, throws a punch to Epifanio Mendoza from Colombia during their heavyweight fight in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Usyk won by knockout. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

December 15, 2013 4:36 am

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