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Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite Deal

Pro-Russian separatists insist that deal reached between Russia, West 'does not apply' to them.Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2014, 3:07 PM

Three-Way Deal to 'De-Escalate' in Ukraine

Russia, the US and the European Union have said that all sides have agreed to steps to lower flames.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/17/2014, 10:16 PM

Kerry Slams 'Grotesque' Ukrainian Anti-Semitism

Notices sent to Jews in eastern Ukrainian city seized by pro-Russian forces, ordering them to identify themselves and pay, or be deported.Ari Yashar, 4/17/2014, 8:10 PM

Ousted Ukrainian President Blames Unrest on CIA

Viktor Yanukovych says the CIA is behind the new Ukrainian government's decision to deploy armed forces.Elad Benari, 4/14/2014, 5:30 AM

One Dead, 5 Injured in Clashes Between Ukraine, Separatists

After armed men storm government buildings, encourage uprising in Donetsk, Ukraine fights back; clashes kill one, injure 5.Tova Dvorin, 4/13/2014, 12:50 PM

Russia's Jittery Neighbors Call for NATO Support

Move comes as Foreign Minister calls on Russia to end 'provocative actions' after gunmen seize more buildings in eastern Ukraine.Ari Soffer, 4/12/2014, 8:31 PM

Holocaust Memorial Defaced in Ukraine

Neo-Nazis desecrate memorial, Jewish cemetery; incident raises fear of post-revolution anti-Semitic surge.Ari Soffer, 4/9/2014, 10:48 PM

Kiev Threatens Force As Standoffs Continue in Eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian Interior Minister insists that standoffs in three provinces over secession will end in 48 hours - by any means necessary.Tova Dvorin, 4/9/2014, 7:11 PM

Ukraine Retakes Donetsk Building from Demonstrators

Ukrainian special forces move against pro-Russian demonstrators occupying a government building in Donetsk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2014, 1:45 AM

Domino Effect? Another Ukrainian Province Demands Independence

Pro-Russian demonstrators storm government buildings in Donetsk, sparking fears of another annexation.Tova Dvorin, 4/7/2014, 4:32 PM

Deposed Ukrainian President Calls for Referendums Country-Wide

Ousted President Viktor Yanukovych calls for vote in every district 'for Russia or for Ukraine.'Tova Dvorin, 3/28/2014, 3:07 PM

West Grants Ukraine $14-18 Billion Bailout

Lifeline stretched for Ukraine after Crimea annexation as West offers big money. But is it enough to stabilize the embattled country?Tova Dvorin, 3/28/2014, 8:17 AM

General Assembly Says Crimea Referendum is Invalid

UN General Assembly approves a non-binding resolution calling the Crimean referendum to secede from Ukraine invalid.Elad Benari, 3/28/2014, 4:14 AM

Obama Promises to Increase Russia's Isolation

"If Russia continues its current course, the isolation will deepen," says U.S. President as Russia remains unfazed by sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2014, 4:12 AM

Ukrainian Defense Minister Fired Over Crimea Crisis

As concerns over other annexations snowball, Kiev chooses to oust military official.Tova Dvorin, 3/26/2014, 2:09 PM

Ukrainian Jewish Leader to Run for President

Vadim Rabinovich, president of the All-Ukrainian Jewish Congress, says he will run for president in May 25 election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2014, 6:15 AM

Ukrainian Far-Right Leader Shot Dead

Oleksandr Muzychko, leader of the far-right Right Sector, dies in a shoot-out with police in western Ukraine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2014, 1:12 AM

Russia Booted from G8, More Sanctions Possible

Russia's membership in the G8 suspended in the latest response to its annexation of Crimea.Elad Benari, 3/25/2014, 2:45 AM

Ukraine Withdraws Military From Crimea

Interim president orders withdrawal after Russia annexes and conquers nearly all bases in peninsula; concerns of continued aggression.Ari Yashar, 3/24/2014, 1:30 PM

Russian Forces Storm Ukrainian Air Base in Crimea, Killing 1

Military takeover sparks media furor, just 24 hours after Russia annexes the peninsula. Are more takeovers to follow?Tova Dvorin, 3/22/2014, 10:37 PM

Russia Agrees to International Monitors in Ukraine

Russia accepts the deployment of an international monitoring team that will have free access to regions throughout Ukraine.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/21/2014, 11:15 PM

Ukrainian Jews Face 'Uncertain' Future

Situation for Ukraine's Jewish community tentatively stable, but American Jewish Federations 'not taking chances'.Ari Soffer, 3/21/2014, 1:21 PM

Ukrainian Leader Issues Ultimatum After Naval Chief Seized

Pro-Russian gunmen seize control of second Ukrainian military base in Crimea, detain Ukrainian naval chief.Ari Soffer, 3/19/2014, 7:18 PM

Crimea's 4,000 Jews Doing Fine, Knesset Told

Ukraine Jewish leaders give Speaker Edelstein a live update on the situation of Ukraine's Jews at present.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 3/19/2014, 9:22 AM

Ukraine PM: Russia Killed Soldier in 'War Crime'

The first person killed in the recent unrest in Crimea is a Ukraine soldier, upping the tension between Ukraine and Russia even furtherDavid Lev, 3/18/2014, 8:49 PM

Ukraine Steps Up Defense After Russia Moves to Annex Crimea

Kiev digs trenches, allots billions to defense fund, recruits volunteers as Russia moves to annex Crimea.Tova Dvorin, 3/18/2014, 12:16 PM

Putin Drafts Bill For Annexing Crimea

Russian president thumbs his nose at EU, US sanctions; bill still needs constitutional, parliamentary approval to annex.Tova Dvorin, 3/18/2014, 10:21 AM

Report: Putin to Sanction Top U.S. Senators

Russian President is reportedly planning to sanction American lawmakers in retaliation for similar U.S. sanctions on Russians.Elad Benari, 3/18/2014, 4:14 AM

Russia Official Recognizes Sovereign Crimea, Sparking Alarm

Referendum vote leads to official declaration of Crimea as 'independent state' by Moscow. But what does that mean practically?Tova Dvorin, 3/17/2014, 10:42 PM

Crimea Votes To Be Russian in 'Coerced' Referendum

93% of Crimean voters choose Russian annexation, US doesn't recognize 'rigged' vote given Russian occupation.Ari Yashar, 3/16/2014, 10:57 PM

Israeli Couple Saved From Mob in Kiev

Possibly pro-Russian rioters chase couple with sticks in Kiev's central square; miraculously the two manage to escape to synagogue.Ari Yashar, 3/16/2014, 6:19 PM

Kiev Rabbi who was Stabbed had Said He Felt Safe

Rabbi Hillel Cohen, Chairman of Hatzala in Kiev, had told Arutz Sheva that he has experienced no anti-Semitism.Gil Ronen, 3/16/2014, 11:20 AM

Crimea Heats Up Ahead of Referendum Vote

Artillery, propoganda, and rumors pour into Crimea, hours before a crucial vote to decide its Ukrainian or Russian nationality.Tova Dvorin, 3/16/2014, 8:14 AM

Anti-Semites Attack ZAKA Official in Ukraine

Deputy Commander hospitalized with stab wounds in latest incident of anti-Semitic violence.Tova Dvorin, 3/14/2014, 8:32 AM

Chabad Purim Initiative To Help Jews in Ukraine

Chabad calls for donations to help Ukrainian Jews survive the spike in anti-Semitic violence and threats of war.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2014, 5:45 PM

Palin Urges Tougher Approach Towards Putin

"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a nuke is a good guy with a nuke," says former Republican vice presidential candidate.Elad Benari, 3/9/2014, 5:46 AM

Russia Unfazed by American Threats of Sanctions

"Sanctions will hit you back like a boomerang," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warns Secretary of State John Kerry.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/7/2014, 10:50 PM

Ukraine Asks Interpol to Arrest Yanukovych

Interpol studying a request by Ukrainian authorities to issue an international wanted persons alert for the arrest of ousted president.Elad Benari, 3/7/2014, 2:15 AM

Crimea Votes to Join Russia

Crimean parliament votes to join Russia, raising the stakes in Russia-Ukraine standoff.Maayana Miskin, 3/6/2014, 2:58 PM

Clinton Compares Putin to Hitler, Then Denies She Did

Hillary Clinton says Russia's deployment of troops into Crimea recalls similar moves by Hitler.Elad Benari, 3/6/2014, 6:31 AM

Israel Treating Victims of Ukrainian Unrest

Seven Ukrainians scheduled to arrive at Kaplan Medical Center for treatment this week.Tova Dvorin , 3/5/2014, 10:01 PM

Video: Russians Soldiers Fire Warning Shots As Ukrainians March

Tense standoff as unarmed Ukrainian troops march to talk with Russian soldiers at air base, met by warning shots.Ari Yashar, 3/5/2014, 8:19 AM

Turkey Scrambles Fighter Jets Over Russian Plane

Possible new front opens in Ukraine-Russia standoff, which has escalated with Russian missile tests and shots fired in air.Ari Yashar, 3/5/2014, 1:13 AM

Putin: No Russian Soldiers in Crimea

Heavily armed men who occupied government buildings, surrounded Ukrainian bases are 'local self-defense forces.'Gil Ronen, 3/4/2014, 2:56 PM

Putin Pulls Troops from Training Near Crimea

16,000 troops in Crimea still stationed there, but Putin pulls new trainees back from Russia-Ukraine border after sanctions threats fly.Tova Dvorin , 3/4/2014, 9:26 AM

U.S. Suspends Joint Military Drills with Russia

In response to Ukraine crisis, Pentagon announces suspension of all military engagements with Russia.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 5:15 AM

U.S. Preparing Sanctions Against Russians

Senate's Foreign Relations Committee holding consultations on imposing sanctions against individual Russians.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 4:15 AM

MK: Plans for Mass Aliyah from Ukraine Underway

Arutz Sheva speaks with MK Rina Frenkel on the status of Ukrainian Jewry and her push to bring them to Israel en masse.Tova Dvorin, 3/3/2014, 10:09 PM

Moscow: US 'Blind' to Ukrainian Government's Anti-Semitism

Russian slams US over 'unacceptable' threats about Crimea clashes, cites Kiev opposition's 'rampant Russophobia' and hatred of Jews.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2014, 6:02 PM

Arutz Sheva's Man on the Ground: Ukraine Situation 'Grim'

Arutz Sheva's correspondent in Kharkov says Russia appears to be preparing for a full-blown invasion of Ukraine.David Lev, 3/3/2014, 2:46 PM

Ukraine Rabbi: Jewish Men Likely to Be Drafted for Possible War

The Ukraine Jewish community was steeling itself for troubled times, said Rabbi Moshe Wasserman, the Chief Rabbi of the country.David Lev, 3/3/2014, 9:26 AM

Crimea Synagogue Vandalized Amid Ukraine Unrest

Swastikas and graffiti sprayed on a synagogue in Crimea, local rabbi advises worshippers to stay away from the site,Elad Benari, 3/3/2014, 6:32 AM

Republicans: Obama is 'All Talk and No Action' on Russia

Republican lawmakers called on President Obama to stop threatening Putin and take some action.Elad Benari, 3/3/2014, 5:15 AM

Putin Agrees to German Proposal on Ukraine

Russian President agrees to a proposal from German Chancellor Angela Merkel to set up a contact group on Ukraine.Elad Benari, 3/3/2014, 1:13 AM

Ukraine's Lesson for Israel: 'US Guarantee Worthless'

Ex-MK Aryeh Eldad notes that the US and Britain guaranteed Ukraine's security in exchange for nuclear disarming.Gil Ronen, 3/2/2014, 6:19 PM

Ukraine Crisis Heats Up; Obama, Netanyahu Meeting on For Now

Obama and Netanyahu are still set to meet on Monday, but that could change, given developments in the Ukraine.David Lev, 3/2/2014, 4:22 PM

Ukraine: Military Reserves Called to Defend Against Russia

Reservists called up for urgent training as larger crisis with Russia looms large.Tova Dvorin, 3/2/2014, 1:01 PM