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Ukraine forces kill up to 5 separatists

Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of “consequences” if Kyiv used the army against its own people.
April 24, 2014

Russia's shadowy military presence threatens East Ukraine

As the rhetorical shots between Moscow and the West continue, there are an estimated 40,000 Russian troops stationed just across the border from Ukraine poised to invade that country if Russian President Vladimir Putin gives the order.
April 24, 2014

Ukraine crisis: Russia 'to respond if its interests' attacked

Russia will respond if its interests in Ukraine are attacked, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said, drawing a parallel with the 2008 Georgian war.
BBC: April 23, 2014

US Army paratroopers deploy to Poland, Baltics

U.S. Army paratroopers begin joint exercises with their Polish counterparts Wednesday in Poland with additional companies deployed in the three Baltic States in what a Pentagon spokesman called a “tangible expression” of the U.S. commitment to Europe.
April 23, 2014

Presidential hopeful Tymoshenko talks to Pro-Russian separatists

Ukrainian presidential hopeful Yulia Tymoshenko held private talks with pro-Russian separatist leaders in eastern Ukrainian Tuesday, in a bid to break the deadlock between them and the government in Kyiv. She says more dialogue will be needed for a clash to be averted.
April 23, 2014

In Kyiv, Biden expresses support for Ukraine

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, on a visit to Kyiv Tuesday, said "time is short'' for Russia to make progress on its commitment at Geneva last week to help defuse the crisis in Ukraine.
April 22, 2014

Russia says Kiev 'breaking accord'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses the Kiev authorities of breaking last week's Geneva accord on resolving the Ukraine crisis.
BBC: April 21, 2014

Diplomats say roadmap reached on easing Ukraine tensions

The U.S. and Russian foreign ministers say a deal has been reached on easing tensions in Ukraine.
April 17, 2014

Putin reserves right to use force in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he has "a right" to send troops into Ukraine but hopes he will "not have to exercise that right".
April 17, 2014

3 killed in clash at Ukrainian base

Ukraine is holding in detention about 10 Russian citizens, all of whom have intelligence backgrounds, the State Security Service announced on Thursday.
April 17, 2014