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Armed men, who are wearing black and orange ribbons of St. George - a symbol widely associated with pro-Russian protests in Ukraine, stand guard in front of barricades outside the mayor's office in Slovyansk, April 18, 2014.

Video US: Russia Responsible for Evacuating Pro-Russian Militants from Ukrainian Buildings

State Department spokeswoman says US believes Russia has influence and ability to implement accord More

An armed man, who is wearing black and orange ribbons of St. George - a symbol widely associated with pro-Russian protests in Ukraine, stands guard in front of barricades outside the mayor's office in Slovyansk April 18, 2014.

Ukrainian Leaders Still Unsure About Russia's Intentions

Officials skeptical Kremlin will make good on Geneva commitments after pro-Russian militant leader rejects pact More

FILE - Serhiy Taruta, governor of the Donetsk region, poses for a photograph in Donetsk, Ukraine.

Video Donetsk Governor Favors Force to Oust Separatists

Serhiy Taruta, a steel magnate worth an estimated $2 billion, was forced out by pro-Russian separatists and is now operating out of a hotel room More

FILE - Turkish President Abdullah Gul (L) and Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (C) arrive at the opening ceremony of a new line of the Ankara Metro, in Ankara, Feb. 12, 2014.

Turkish President Rules Out Role Swap with Erdogan

Asked if a 'Putin-Medvedev model' might be conceivable in Turkey, Abdullah Gul said such a formula would not be 'appropriate' for a democracy More

President Barack Obama talks to reporters about the situation in Ukraine and gives a positive assessment on his health care law, the Affordable Care Act, at the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

Video Obama Rules Out Military Option in Ukraine

Obama said Ukraine needs to implement reforms that meet the interests of all its various groups, hold elections and start working on its economy More


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Video Obama Rules Out Military Option in Ukraine

Obama said Ukraine needs to implement reforms that meet the interests of all its various groups, hold elections and start working on its economy
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US Condemns Anti-Semitic Leaflets In Ukraine

Leaflets ordering Jews in eastern Ukraine to register with a self-proclaimed local authority appear in Donetsk
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Pentagon to Send Assistance to Ukraine

US assistance is to be of the non-lethal variety
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Kyiv: Russian Banks Fund Separatists

Ukrainian officials say they have evidence Moscow is funding pro-Russian separatists fomenting unrest in east and is asking West to sanction them
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Snowden Questions Putin on Surveillance

Exchange on live televised call-in show was first known direct contact between Russian president, former spy agency contractor since granting him asylum last summer
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Multimedia Russia, West Reach Agreement on Easing Ukraine Tensions

Kerry said the agreement includes disarming groups on the streets and for the provision of monitors to calm tensions
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US, EU Threaten Russia with More Sanctions Over Ukraine

Ahead of Geneva talks to discuss crisis, President Barack Obama says every time Moscow violates Ukraine's sovereignty ' there are going to be consequences'
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Video Ukraine Protesters Defy Joint Call To Disarm

Pro-Russian protesters in eastern Ukraine are refusing to leave their barricades despite demands from all sides for them to leave state buildings. The United States, Russia, the European Union and Ukraine issued a joint statement at talks in Geneva Thursday calling for all illegal armed groups to be disarmed and all seized buildings to be vacated. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.