Kiev

  • Three pro-Russian protestors killed as tensions mount in Eastern Ukraine

    4/17/14 7:06 AM

    Three pro-Russian protesters were killed and 13 injured during an attempted overnight raid on a Ukrainian National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's authorities said.

  • Ukraine: Russia unlikely to leave Crimea, an unsettling scenario for Obama

    3/5/14 6:35 AM

    Russia is unlikely to pull back its military forces in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, an unsettling scenario for President Barack Obama, who is under pressure to show he has leverage over Putin in a deepening conflict between East and West.

  • Putin: 'Russia has no intention of fighting Ukraine'

    3/4/14 6:34 PM

    Stepping back from the brink of war, Vladimir Putin talked tough but cooled tensions in the Ukraine crisis in his first comments since its president fled, saying Tuesday that Russia has no intention "to fight the Ukrainian people" but reserved the right to use force.

  • US praises Ukraine deal, calls for concrete action

    2/21/14 6:35 PM

    The White House on Friday praised an agreement between Ukraine's president and the opposition to end violence and said it should be implemented immediately.

  • Ukranians in US call for action in Kiev

    2/20/14 10:15 PM

    Father Vladimir Steliac presides over St. Andrew Ukranian Orthodox Cathedral in Silver Spring. He just returned from his native country, one he says has lost its faith in government.

  • 70 protesters killed, 500 wounded in Kiev

    2/20/14 6:45 PM

    A doctor who's treating anti-government protesters in Ukraine says the death toll could go even higher, in the aftermath of today's violent confrontation with police. The doctor says at least 70 protesters were killed.

  • Obama: US outraged by images of Ukraine violence

    2/20/14 1:23 PM

    Violence has escalated today in the Ukrainian capital. A doctor working for protesters says at least 70 people have been killed and hundreds wounded.

  • Ukraine president, protest leaders agree on truce

    2/19/14 6:32 PM

    Ukraine's embattled president and leaders of the protests roiling the country agreed Wednesday on a truce, following a flareup of violence that left at least 26 people dead in the capital.

  • Ukraine anti-government protests grow

    1/24/14 11:37 AM

    Ukrainian protesters seized a government ministry in the capital and besieged several governors' offices in western regions Friday, raising the pressure on the country's Russia-leaning government.

  • Ukranian Anti-government protestors killed

    1/22/14 11:22 AM

    Police in the Ukraine capital Kiev are tearing down barricades and chasing protesters away from a site of clashes today, where hours earlier three protesters died.