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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

3 deaths reported Sunday in fighting in eastern Ukraine despite recently brokered armistice for Orthodox Easter - AP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says sister of jailed pilot Nadiya Savchenko has been allowed by Russia to return to Ukraine - Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine says Russia detained the sister of jailed pilot Nadiya Savchenko and seized her passport - Reuters

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Chernobyl disaster

Ukraine remembers Chernobyl victims on 30th anniversary of nuclear disaster - Reuters

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President Obama travels to Middle East and Europe, April 2016

US President Obama says agreed with German Chancellor Merkel that sanctions against Russia can only be lifted when there is political solution for eastern Ukraine - Reuters

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President Obama travels to Middle East and Europe, April 2016

Germany's Merkel says ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is not being respected - Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Kremlin says Putin, Merkel have 'agreed to continue political and diplomatic effort' to resolve Ukraine crisis within diplomatic group comprised of Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France - Interfax

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

1st formal meeting between NATO, Russia confirms 'profound disagreements' over Ukraine crisis, European security, NATO chief says - Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russian President Putin, Ukraine's President Poroshenko discuss jailed Ukrainian pilot, Russian troops held in Ukraine, Kremlin says - AFP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine court finds Russian servicemen Alexandrov and Yerofeyev guilty of waging war and assisting a 'terrorist organization' - Reuters

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Netherlands

Ukraine recovers 4 Dutch paintings stolen more than a decade ago - AP

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Russia's President Putin hosts call-in show, April 2016

Russian President Putin says much has stalled in Minsk peace agreement on Ukraine, says West should use influence to get Ukraine to fulfill deal - Reuters

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Russia's President Putin hosts call-in show, April 2016

Putin, when asked who he'd rescue 1st if Ukraine's President Poroshenko or Turkey's President Erdogan were drowning, says, 'If someone wants to drown it is difficult to save them'

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine's parliament approves appointment of Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister, replacing Arseniy Yatseniuk - @markmackinnon

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine's President Poroshenko says fighting corruption with new government is a key element to improve investment climate - Reuters

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Ukraine

Ukraine lawmakers end Wednesday session without voting in new prime minister - BBC News

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Lithuania blacklists several dozen Russians, Ukrainians for their role in trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and 2 other Ukrainians, official says - Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Dutch voters rejected Ukraine-EU treaty by large margin in a nonbinding referendum held last week, according to final results published by country's Election Commission - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

NATO envoys to hold their first formal meeting with Russia in almost 2 years on April 20, NATO says - Reuters

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Ukraine

US: It's vital that Ukraine's parliament approves a new cabinet as soon as possible that is committed to reforms, especially the IMF economic program - Reuters

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