Ukraine Crisis

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Published: Mar 03 2014 08:15:55 PM EST   Updated On: Mar 03 2014 08:20:50 PM EST

Ukraine Crisis

  • Protests erupt in Moscow over Ukraine crisis

    Ukraine anti-war rally in Moscow

    Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

    Several thousand people in Moscow took to the streets Sunday to protest the war in Ukraine and how the Russian government has handled the crisis there, CNN has learned.

    By Ashley Fantz CNN
  • Report: Ukraine, rebels agree new truce plan

    Ukraine truce truck

    REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

    Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine agreed on a complete ceasefire and buffer zone early Saturday in talks in Belarus, Russia's state-run RIA-Novosti news agency reported.

    Both sides also agreed to move heavy weaponry back f...

  • Ukraine gets support, but not U.S. lethal aid

    Petro Poroshenko addresses Congress

    House TV

    American leaders offered Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko a high-profile platform Thursday to advocate for greater support to his besieged military, though the levels of assistance ultimately offered by the United States fell short of his request...

  • Attack kills 10 during Ukraine cease-fire

    Ukraine Luhansk Donetsk


    A rocket attack by pro-Russia rebels killed 10 civilians and injured 12 others in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the Ukrainian military said. It was the latest report of violence amid a shaky cease-fire in the region.

  • Landmark deal brings Ukraine closer to EU

    EU flags, European Union flags

    Wes Little/CNN

    Ukraine and the European Union ratified a political and economic agreement Tuesday in a step leaders hailed as a "historic moment."

    The EU Association Agreement includes free-trade provisions, although they will not come into force until January 1, 20...

  • Russia blasts sanctions as 'confrontational'

    Ukraine Russia destruction


    Russia lashed out Friday against the latest round of sanctions over its involvement in Ukraine, accusing the United States of once again escalating the crisis -- undermining the chances for peace there as well as the greater quest for "global stabili...

  • NATO: Russia has 1,000 troops in Ukraine

    Russian soldier in Ukraine

    Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters

    Russia still has about 1,000 troops inside eastern Ukraine, a NATO military officer said Thursday, a week after Ukraine's government and pro-Russian rebels agreed to a ceasefire aimed at ending months of conflict.

    NATO also sees 20,000 more Russian tr...

  • Report: Most Russian troops have left Ukraine

    Russian troops, Ukrainian solider looks on

    Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili

    Some 70% of the Russian troops believed to have been in Ukraine have withdrawn back across the border, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said, according to the national news agency Ukrinform.

    "This is another hope that peaceful initiatives have a g...

  • Flight 17 downed by 'high-energy objects,' report says

    MH17 crash3

    REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 broke apart in the air after it was hit by a burst of "high-energy objects" from outside, a preliminary report by Dutch aviation investigators said Tuesday. Take a look at images from the tragedy.

  • Shelling near two cities rocks Ukraine truce

    Ukraine ruins

    REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

    Shelling hit areas near two key cities in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, intensifying fears that a ceasefire that took effect less than two days ago may be falling apart.

    The fledgling truce between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels began Fr...