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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Viktor Yanukovych
When luminary Henry Kissinger weighed in recently on the crisis in Ukraine, the entire political world seemingly took notice.
Vitali Klitschko heads the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform, one of three opposition parties that came to power last month after street protests ousted President Viktor Yanukovych.
Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine's former prime minister, has begun medical treatment at Berlin's Charite hospital, but the doctors caring for her said Saturday it's too soon to say how long the treatment will take and what lasting damage the 53-year-old might have from three slipped discs she suffered while in prison.
Prayer and respect for the dignity of all persons are at the core of the Ukrainian Catholic response to the upheavals in Ukraine, a prelate of the tradition in the U.S. has said.
Malaysia Airlines 777 jet vanishes on flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 aboard
Could the Obama administration have handled Ukraine more poorly than it has thus far?
Ukraine's domestic football league will resume play on March 15.
Ukraine's domestic soccer league will resume play on March 15, after a two-week postponement because of the turmoil in the country.
President Obama on Thursday renewed his call for Russia to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine by allowing independent monitors and moving toward free elections in May.
Along with U.S. intelligence and the Obama administration, the U.S. media seemed ill-prepared for and ill-informed about the events in Ukraine.
Russia, West try to build diplomatic solution to Ukraine as Crimea tensions flare
What happens when the U.S. government participates in toppling foreign governments in the name of spreading democracy?
Abundant supplies of U.S. natural gas have reshaped global energy markets, but countries such as Ukraine remain beholden to Russian fuel and, as a result, face serious economic and security risks, a new report shows.
President Obama urged Russia on Tuesday to stop "meddling" in Ukraine and withdraw its troops from Crimea, but a defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin said sanctions threatened by the West won't prevent him from defending his country's interests with its troubled neighbor.
While he said he still considers Yanukovych to be Ukraine's legitimate president, he acknowledged that the fallen leader has no political future - and said Russia gave him shelter only to save his life.
"I have told them a thousand times 'Why are you splitting the country?'" he said.