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  • Ukraine election: Growing concern of fraud

    Ukraine election: Growing concern of fraud

    Yulia Tymoshenko, the fiery heroine of Ukraine's Orange Revolution, warned of massive fraud by her rival Viktor Yanukovich in Sunday's election and threatened to call for street protests. But few Ukrainians seem eager to march.

  • Munich security conference: fresh focus on Afghanistan, nuclear weapons

    Munich security conference: fresh focus on Afghanistan, nuclear weapons

    The host of the Munich security conference, which opens today, says Europe must step up and help its main ally, the US, and tackle pressing global security needs like Afghanistan and Iran.

  • Terrorism & Security Romania agrees to host US missile interceptors

    Romania's decision to host US missile interceptors is not widely seen as a threat to Russian defense capabilities, unlike the scrapped plan for a missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic.

  • Ukraine braces for political showdown

    Ukraine braces for political showdown

    Ukraine votes Feb. 7 in a runoff between bitter rivals Yulia Tymoshenko and Viktor Yanukovych that some say could destabilize the democratic process.

  • Why Germany's giving Russia a bearhug

    Why Germany's giving Russia a bearhug

    While much of Europe is wary of the bear to the east, Germany continues to pull Russia into European culture and business, although some recent bilateral deals have faltered.

  • John Demjanjuk was at Nazi death camp, Russian survivor says

    John Demjanjuk was at Nazi death camp, Russian survivor says

    A Russian survivor of the Sobibor Nazi death camp says he can identify accused guard John Demjanjuk, now on trial in Germany. The Russian man is a new potential witness in the case. If called to testify, he would be the first in the trial to identify the accused directly.

  • Russia flexes military power with 'futuristic' fighter jet

    Russia flexes military power with 'futuristic' fighter jet

    Russia returned to the global stage Friday as a first-rank military and technological power by launching a 'fifth generation' fighter plane, with futuristic characteristics of stealth, sustained supersonic cruise, and integrated weapons.

  • At Russia meeting, Putin and Medvedev tangle over democracy

    At Russia meeting, Putin and Medvedev tangle over democracy

    At a meeting, President Dmitri Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin appeared to disagree over whether Russia is democratic enough, with an eye on the freewheeling politics of their neighbor, Ukraine.  

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/27

    The ocean liner Queen Victoria makes its way beneath the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Calif., on Jan. 27. The Queen Victoria, Cunard's newest luxury liner and the company's second largest, is making her Maiden Call to San Francisco during her current world voyage. The 99-day westbound circumnavigation will continue to Hawaii and then on to 41 other ports.

  • In Pictures Holocaust Remembrance Day 2010

    Barbed wire fences are seen at Auschwitz, a former Nazi concentration camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on Jan. 27. Survivors from the Holocaust and Auschwitz, veterans, and international leaders, participated in ceremonies on Wednesday to mark the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by Soviet troops and to remember the victims of the Holocaust.