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Stories with subject: Nationalism
  • 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.

  • Putin's choice of words shed light on Ukraine 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:13 pm
  • MOSCOW - To understand Russian President Vladimir Putin's intentions in Ukraine, it helps to pay close attention to his choice of words and his reading of history. Here is what Putin had to say Thursday in a nationally televised call-in program:

  • Cobb wants to 'retire from white nationalism' 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:05 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - A white supremacist who unsuccessfully tried to take over the small North Dakota town of Leith says he wants to leave the state if he's released from jail and "retire from white nationalism."

  • Germany, France see ghosts of WWI in Ukraine 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 8:08 am
  • BERLIN - Senior French and German officials have warned that the surge in nationalism fueling the crisis in Ukraine echoes the ideas that gripped Europe a century ago and led to World War I.

  • 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.

  • Indian PM aspirant's marital status spurs question 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 10:28 am
  • NEW DELHI - India's governing Congress party on Friday asked election authorities to prosecute the Hindu nationalist opposition's prime ministerial candidate for filing "false affidavits" by not mentioning his marriage when he registered for past elections.

  • Century of clashes, compromise between UK, Ireland 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:10 pm
  • DUBLIN - Relations between Britain and Ireland have experienced a century of rebellion, terror and treaties, culminating in this week's first-ever state visit by Ireland's president. A look at key flashpoints:

  • McDonald's exits Crimea 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:47 pm
  • NEW YORK - McDonald's has closed its three restaurants in Crimea as it evaluates the "evolving situation" on the Black Sea peninsula.

  • Far-right sets sights on European Parliament 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:11 pm
  • PARIS - France's far-right National Front, coming off a historic electoral victory at home, is marching toward a new target: the European Parliament.

  • Ukraine nationalist antics seen as gift to Russia 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 10:49 am
  • KIEV, Ukraine - When state-owned Ukrainian TV broadcast celebrations of Russia's annexation of Crimea on Moscow's Red Square, a group of nationalist politicians cried betrayal. They burst into the office of the channel's executive, accused him of being a Russian stooge, punched him and forced him to sign a resignation letter.

  • 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.