Articles tagged with: Ukraine

21 July 2014

Putin under pressure

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  Four days after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine, President Obama singled out Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday for impeding the investigation and demanded ...

18 July 2014

Ukraine crash

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) Today, international investigators are hoping to begin their search for the cause of the crash of a passenger jet in war-torn eastern Ukraine.U.S. intelligence officials say Malaysian Air ...

17 July 2014

Official: Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet carrying 295 people crashed in eastern Ukraine, near the Russian border on Thursday, and a Ukrainian adviser said it was shot down by a surface-to-air mi ...

03 March 2014

Dangerous escalation

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama on Monday criticized Russia for moving troops to the Crimea region and said the country is on the "wrong side of history" with its actions in Ukraine. "I think the world ...

28 February 2014

Ukraine unrest

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Ukraine (NBC News) -- Today we could see Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich for the first time since he fled the country. He's expected to hold a news conference in Russia. And there's concern Ru ...

21 February 2014

Reed College graduate in Ukraine

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Kiev, Ukraine -- There is good news tonight in Ukraine. The violence and killing has ended in the main square in the capital of Kiev.   Protests began in November when President Viktor Yanukovych ...

21 February 2014

Fragile peace

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Kiev, Ukraine -- (NBC News) Distant rumblings echoed through a much subdued protest camp that had taken over part of the Ukrainian capitol. Protesters are skeptical about a new peace deal reached fo ...

19 February 2014

Obama condemns Kiev violence

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama has warned the government of Ukraine to stop killing peaceful protesters. The day after 25 people died as police clashed with protesters in Kiev, Mr. Obama warned of wha ...

18 February 2014

Ukraine protest leaves several dead

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Kiev, Ukraine - (NBC News) Authorities in Kiev said Tuesday violence between protesters and police has killed at least fourteen people, including six police officers. Street battles continue into th ...