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    Foreign Ministers Meet As Iran Talks’ Deadline Looms
    Nov23

    Foreign Ministers Meet As Iran Talks’ Deadline Looms

    Foreign ministers from as many as seven countries are gathering in Vienna for the final push to the midnight Monday deadline in talks on the future of Iran’s nuclear program. Most of the top-level work at these talks has been done by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who met again Sunday....

    Ukraine Marks Anniversary of Deadly 1930s Famine
    Nov23

    Ukraine Marks Anniversary of Deadly 1930s Famine

    During a weekend commemoration for millions who died of starvation in Ukraine in the early 1930s, President Petro Poroshenko lashed out at Soviet-era totalitarianism for causing the deaths and accused today’s Russian-backed rebels in the east of using similar tactics. Soviet leaders refused to acknowledge the famine of 1932 and 1933. They...

    Russian Foreign Minister: West Wants ‘Regime Change’ in Moscow
    Nov23

    Russian Foreign Minister: West Wants ‘Regime Change’ in Moscow

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the West of seeking a “regime change” in Russia by imposing sanctions because of the Ukraine conflict. Lavrov said Saturday that prominent figures in Western countries are saying there is a need to impose sanctions that will destroy Russia’s economy and incite public protests....

    Biden in Turkey to Discuss Syria, Energy
    Nov22

    Biden in Turkey to Discuss Syria, Energy

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has called on Europe to diversify its energy supplies to reduce its dependence on Russia. Speaking at an energy summit in Istanbul, Biden said “now,” repeating the word three times, is the time to act. He said Ukraine’s energy supply problems only underscore the urgency. Russia has traditionally...

    Ukraine Marks First Anniversary of EuroMaidan Protest
    Nov22

    Ukraine Marks First Anniversary of EuroMaidan Protest

    A year on, the relatives of protesters who died in Ukraine’s EuroMaidan uprising aren’t the only ones angered by the country’s direction since the ouster of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych. The lack of progress in investigating the slayings of more than 100 protesters caused hecklers to shout, “Where are the killers?” at...

    Ukrainians Mark Euro-Maidan Revolution
    Nov22

    Ukrainians Mark Euro-Maidan Revolution

    Ukrainian leaders paid their respects Friday to protesters killed during the revolution that began one year ago in the capital, Kyiv. To mark the one year anniversary of the “Euro-Maidan” uprising that led to the ouster of Russia-backed former president Viktor Yanukovych — and, subsequently, Russia’s Crimea annexation followed by the rebel...

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Visits Kyiv
    Nov21

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Visits Kyiv

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    Protest Group: Putin’s High Approval Ratings Not Real
    Nov21

    Protest Group: Putin’s High Approval Ratings Not Real

    President Vladimir Putin may not be as popular as opinion polls suggest in Russia because the public has only limited access to information and the media is tightly controlled, members of the feminist punk protest band Pussy Riot said. Putin’s approval ratings have soared to more than 80 percent since the start of the crisis in Ukraine and...

    Biden to Reiterate US Support During Visit to Ukraine
    Nov21

    Biden to Reiterate US Support During Visit to Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden meets Ukraine’s leaders Friday in an effort to underscore Washington’s support for Kyiv, which is battling a pro-Russian insurgency. A senior White House official said Biden intends to use the meetings to tell President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk that “we have your...

    White House to Ukraine: ‘We Have Your Back’
    Nov21

    White House to Ukraine: ‘We Have Your Back’

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, ahead of talks Friday with President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze, traveling with Biden, reported that a senior White House official characterized the vice president’s main message to Ukraine’s leaders as...

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