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News on the go: April 18, 2014

Emily Mills April 17, 2014

A ferry sunk off the coast of southern South Korea Wednesday, killing 25 passengers and leaving about 270 missing. Officials said there were 179 survivors. The death toll was expected to rise as water...

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions…for now 

John Heilprin, AP & Lara Jakes April 17, 2014

In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered...

The President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves meets with Kent State students in a closed-door conference about Ukraine, the Estonian language patrol, ethnic Russians in Estonia and a variety of other topics at the presidential palace on Monday, March 24, 2014.

Estonia worries about ties to Russia, officials tell KSU students

Laura Mills & Vladimir Isachenkov: Associated Press March 31, 2014

Russia pulled back a battalion from along the Ukrainian border on Monday and sent its prime minister to shower promises on Crimea, pledging quick funds to improve power supplies, water lines and education...

Putin signs treaty to add Crimea to map of Russia

Vladimir Isachenkov, AP March 18, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) In a gilded Kremlin hall used by czars, Vladimir Putin redrew Russia’s borders Tuesday by declaring the Crimean Peninsula part of the motherland provoking a surge of emotion among Russians...

Our View: A New Cold War?

DKS Editors March 16, 2014

In what appears to be an increasingly muddled and unclear situation following the recent events in Ukraine, the autonomous republic of Crimea held a vote yesterday in which 95 percent of the ballots were...

News on the go: March 17, 2014

Elaina Sauber March 16, 2014

The last words from the missing Malaysian plane’s cockpit gave no sign of anything amiss even though one of the plane’s communications systems was already disabled, adding to suspicions that one or...

Crimea sets vote to break away from Ukraine

Juergen Baetz & Yuras Karmanau, AP March 6, 2014

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine lurched toward breakup Thursday as lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared they wanted to join Russia and would put the decision to voters in 10 days. President Barack...

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