Aide: Putin's Moscow Could Take Over Kiev In 2 Weeks Statement 'Taken Out Of Context'A Kremlin aide on Tuesday sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks, if it wished.
Ukraine Accuses Russia Of 'Direct Invasion' For Sending Aid Trucks Into Rebel-Held AreaRussia unilaterally sent an aid mission into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying its patience had worn out after a week of delays it blamed on the Ukrainian government, which called the move a "direct invasion."
Pro-Russian Forces Shoot Down Ukrainian Helicopter12 Ukrainian soldiers killed, including a general who served in the Soviet army and was in charge of combat training.
Senator Calls Ukraine Elections Legitimate An Ohio senator who observed Ukraine's presidential election this weekend said Monday the experience he had in the crisis-torn European nation was inspiring and he viewed it as a legitimate election.
Deadliest Day For Ukraine Troops: 16 Killed In RaidPro-Russian insurgents attacked a military checkpoint in eastern Ukraine; Kiev accuses Moscow of trying to disrupt upcoming election.
Steelworkers In Eastern Ukraine Fight Back Against Pro-Russian ForcesSteelworkers retook government buildings from pro-Russian militants in an industrial port city in eastern Ukraine.
Gates: 'No Real Military Option' For US In Russia, Ukraine CrisisFormer Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he believes the U.S. has very few options in two of the Obama administration’s biggest foreign policy pressure points in Ukraine and Syria, adding that the U.S. needs to solve its domestic problems before it can exert power on the world stage.
Ukraine Tightens Cordon Around Rebellious CityGovernment troops are advancing on pro-Russian militia in eastern Ukraine.
Ukraine Official: 30 Pro-Russian Insurgents Killed During Government OperationsUkraine's Interior Minister said Tuesday that 30 pro-Russian insurgents were killed during government operations to expunge anti-government forces in and near a town in the east.
Ukraine Sends Elite Forces To OdessaGovernment is desperate to stop fighting between its troops and pro-Russian militia in its southern port city.
Eastern Ukraine Citizens Being Told Kiev Government Sending Right-Wing Extremists To Kill ThemUkrainian troops fought pitched gunbattles Monday with a pro-Russia militia occupying an eastern city - an apparent escalation of their efforts to bring the region back under government control in the country's ongoing crisis.
European Military Observers Freed From Eastern UkraineThey had been held by pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine for over a week.