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Ukraine signs cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine and the Russian-backed rebels have signed a cease-fire deal that starts in less than two hours, a European official at the talks said Friday.

September 05, 2014 8:33 am

Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe

TALLINN, Estonia | Lashing out at Russia, President Barack Obama on Wednesday cast Moscow's aggression in Ukraine as a threat to peace in Europe. He vigorously vowed to come to the defense of NATO allies that fear they could be Vladimir Putin's next target.

September 03, 2014 1:46 pm

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.

August 29, 2014 7:04 am
Lugar backs Obama actions in Iraq

Lugar backs Obama actions in Iraq

INDIANAPOLIS | Former U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., supports President Barack Obama's decision to send military advisers into Iraq and believes the American people need to back the president's efforts to protect the United States.

August 21, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Global conflicts cause concern in markets, commodities

Headlines across the world have been filled with news of violence and intensifying conflicts in the Gaza strip, the Ukraine and Russia, and Iraq.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
CHARLES HAYNES: In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

CHARLES HAYNES: In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

Last week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — the extremist movement now occupying large swaths of territory in the region — forced the last Christians out of the Iraqi city of Mosul.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: International community shows strength regarding Ukraine air tragedy

GUEST COMMENTARY: International community shows strength regarding Ukraine air tragedy

The criminal destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine has been compounded by de facto desecration of the remains of those killed. The crash site has also been severely contaminated.

July 26, 2014 12:45 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Rising up to meet Putin's thuggery

BRIAN HOWEY: Rising up to meet Putin's thuggery

Any illusions I had about the progressive nature of the Vladimir Putin’s Russian regime quickly dissipated when I returned to my Moscow Grand Marriott room in August 2007. Upon opening the door, I was greeted with the spectacle of my papers and note pads strewn about the room. It was clear t…

July 24, 2014 12:10 pm
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July 24, 2014 12:00 am
Peace Run torch relay stops in East Chicago

Peace Run torch relay stops in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | Pshion Patterson, of East Chicago, brought her young nieces and nephews to City Hall on Tuesday morning to teach them a lesson. 

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IU doctoral student killed in Malaysian plane crash

IU doctoral student killed in Malaysian plane crash

A doctoral student at Indiana University Bloomington was among the victims of the Malaysian Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, the university announced Friday morning.

July 18, 2014 10:13 am Photos

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Ukraine vows to punish rebels who downed plane

NOVOHANNIVKA, Ukraine | Ukraine's new president declared Sunday a day of mourning and vowed to punish those responsible after pro-Russia separatists shot down a Ukrainian military transport plane, killing all 49 crew and troops aboard.

June 14, 2014 3:22 pm
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April 30, 2014 12:00 am
nwi.com Political Roundtable

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The Times' Robert Blaszkiewicz and Doug Ross discuss the possibility of an immigration detention center in Hobart, the crisis in Ukraine, and The Times' election coverage.

April 24, 2014 5:31 pm

Putin understands strength, not sanctions

Recent stories say we should let the Ukraine stand alone. After Russia took the Crimea, Vladimir Putin said he would stop. He did not! This has happened before and ended in a world war.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am
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April 21, 2014 12:00 am

PUC professor to discuss Russia and Ukraine at campus program

HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet professor will discuss implications of recent and developing actions by the Russian government in the Ukraine at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the university’s Powers Computer Education Building, Room 130, 2200 169th St. During his presentation, “Russia and Ukra…

April 21, 2014 12:00 am
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April 21, 2014 12:00 am

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

DOENTSK, Ukraine | Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises.

April 19, 2014 9:50 am
Pence in Germany condemns Russian aggression

Pence in Germany condemns Russian aggression

Gov. Mike Pence staked a belligerent position toward Russia on Wednesday, declaring the "reset" of U.S.-Russian relations has failed and calling for construction of a European missile defense shield to deter Russian aggression.

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