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Stories with place: Donetsk
  • At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:22 pm
  • DONETSK, Ukraine - Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises.

  • 57-nation OSCE plays key Ukraine monitoring role 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 2:41 pm
  • VIENNA - A 57-nation organization with a history of mediation but no enforcing powers has been tasked with helping to translate diplomatic progress on easing Ukrainian tensions into reality on the ground.

  • US decries anti-Semitic leaflets in Ukraine 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:27 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The United States on Thursday condemned as "grotesque" the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with a self-proclaimed local authority or face consequences. U.S. officials also denounced other instances of religious intolerance that are inflaming tensions the crisis in Ukraine and said no such behavior could be tolerated.

  • Mormon missionaries transferred in Ukraine 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 6:22 pm
  • SALT LAKE CITY - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is transferring 85 missionaries to different parts of Ukraine due to civil unrest there.

  • Donetsk Republic: Ukraine's one-building autonomy 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 1:32 pm
  • DONETSK, Ukraine - To reach the People's Republic of Donetsk, you need to pass a few club-wielding young men in masks, wind through a narrow corridor of sand-filled sacks and enter a gray office tower standing in the heart of this eastern Ukrainian city.

  • 7 die in eastern Ukrainian mine 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:55 am
  • KIEV, Ukraine - Seven men have died in a gas explosion at a coal mine in eastern Ukraine.

  • Russian, Ukrainian boxing teams put aside tensions 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 6:48 pm
  • MOSCOW - Boxing teams from Russia and Ukraine put aside political tensions Monday to contest a World Series of Boxing quarterfinal in Moscow, with the hosts landing most of the blows in the ring.

  • Fear grips village divided between Russia, Ukraine 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 2:07 pm
  • VYSELKI, Ukraine - The prospect of Russian troops marching into eastern Ukraine is accomplishing what a national border could not: dividing the villagers of Vyselki.

  • Russia agrees to international monitors in Ukraine 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 6:28 pm
  • VIENNA - Russia on Friday accepted the deployment of an international monitoring team to Ukraine that officials said will have free access to regions throughout the country. But a senior Russian envoy said that doesn't include Crimea, which his country claims as its own.

  • Echoes of Crimea keep Ukraine's east rumbling 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 6:26 pm
  • ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine - The disheveled men barricading the muddy lane leading into a military facility in this eastern Ukraine town say they are making a stand to defend the region's Russian-speaking majority.