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By News Desk
A 2 a.m. EDT deadline, set by acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov, passed Monday without any action to make pro-Russian protesters vacate government buildings in Eastern Ukraine.
By PBS NewsHour
On Sunday, the Ukrainian crisis escalated as government forces took on pro-Russian secessionists with reports of causalities on both sides. For more about this intensifying crisis, Peter Leonard of the Associated Press joined Hari Sreenivasan from Donetsk, Ukraine via Skype.
By Kayla Ruble
Triggered in part by a security officer's death, Ukraine's acting president Oleksander Turchinov said on Sunday that the country's armed forces were planning to launch a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" against the pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine.
Ukrainian security forces managed to regain power in Kharkiv, yet pro-Russian demonstrators have held onto control of government buildings in two other cities in the country’s east. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the swift pro-Russian…
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
Video by Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry is warning Russia of harsher economic sanctions if it doesn't back down from involvement in Ukraine. Kerry was testifying Tuesday before a Senate panel. He said pro-Russia demonstrations at…
Should the Ukrainian government attempt to move in on pro-Russian protesters who have occupied government buildings in three eastern cities, or do nothing and avoid provoking Russian forces? Judy Woodruff talks to David Herszenhorn of The New York Times in…
Echoing recent events in Crimea, protesters in three Russian-speaking Ukrainian cities stormed government buildings and called for a referendum to join Russia. Ukraine’s prime minister says Moscow is responsible for the new unrest, while Secretary of State John Kerry warned…
By Associated Press
White House spokesman Jay Carney says there's strong evidence that some pro-Russian protesters who have taken over government buildings in eastern Ukraine were paid, and not local residents. He says escalation in Ukraine is the result of increased Russian pressure.
By Ellen Rolfes
NASA announced Wednesday that it is halting almost all of its activities and contact with Russia.
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