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  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during his meeting with his Lebanese counterpart Gibran Bassil in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

    Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov: West wants 'to seize control of Ukraine'

    Sergey Lavrov, the foreign minister of Russia, accused the West on Friday of trying to seize control of Ukraine.


  • People wave a Russian national flag as they gather at barricades at the Ukrainian regional office of the Security Service in Luhansk, Ukraine, Monday, April 21, 2014. US Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Ukraine to meet with leaders of the turbulent country. Biden's visit comes a day after violence erupted in eastern Ukraine, despite an agreement last week aimed at easing tensions. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

    US: Russia has 'days, not weeks' to follow accord

    Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for the pro-Western Ukrainian government. Russia in turn accused authorities in Kiev of flagrantly violating the pact and declared their actions would not stand.


  • AP News in Brief at 10:58 p.m. EDT

    US, Russia trade warnings on Ukraine; Russia told it has 'days, not weeks' to abide by accord


  • Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

    In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.


  • Obama Pawn Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

    DEAN: Team Obama: President Putin's pawns

    It is said that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been playing chess while President Obama has been playing checkers, or even marbles.


  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before the start of their meeting at the Russian Ambassador's residence about the situation in Ukraine, in Paris Sunday March 30, 2014. Kerry traveled to Paris for a last minute meeting with Lavrov. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

    U.S., Russia offer differing solutions on Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are advancing far different proposals on how to calm tensions and de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine as Russia continues to mass troops along its border with the former Soviet republic.


  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before the start of their meeting at the Russian Ambassador's Residence to discuss Ukraine, in Paris, Sunday March 30, 2014. Kerry traveled to Paris for a last minute meeting with Lavrov. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

    Lawmakers aim for diplomacy in Russian dealings

    Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian officials Sunday to discuss a diplomatic solution to tensions along Ukraine's borders, as American lawmakers expressed concerns that Vladimir Putin has designs on more territory in the region.


  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Paris, on Saturday March 29, 2014. After leaving Saudi Arabia the secretary canceled a return to Washington in order to travel to Paris for a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov about the situation in Ukraine. The meeting was arranged during a refueling stop in Ireland en route to Paris. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

    US, Russia talks fail to end Ukraine deadlock

    The United States and Russia agreed Sunday that the crisis in Ukraine requires a diplomatic resolution, but four hours of talks between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov failed to break a tense East-West deadlock over how to proceed.


  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry walks back to his plane through Shannon Airport in Ireland Saturday March 29, 2014, during a refueling stop. Halfway home from Saudi Arabia, Kerry has abruptly changed course and will stay in Europe for talks on the Ukraine crisis. Flying from Riyadh to Shannon for a refueling stop on Saturday, Kerry decided to turn his plane around and was traveling to Paris for a meeting with Lavrov scheduled for Sunday evening.. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

    Kerry set to see Russian FM on Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Paris Sunday preparing to meet with his Russian counterpart in another bid to calm tensions and resolve the crisis over Ukraine.


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