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Stories with place: Minsk
  • Russian, Ukrainian leaders hold talks in Paris story has photos
    Updated: Oct-02-15 5:24 pm

    PARIS - A summit reviving a European push to bring peace to eastern Ukraine ended Friday with a call for the delay of contentious rebel plans to hold local elections this month and for both sides to begin a promised withdrawal of smaller-caliber weapons.

  • AP Interview: Ukrainian president pins hopes on UN talks story has photos
    Updated: Sep-28-15 12:18 am

    NEW YORK - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he wants Monday's planned meeting between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin to lead to better implementation of an accord aimed at halting war in eastern Ukraine.

  • Hundreds rally in rare protest in authoritarian Belarus 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 2:49 pm

    MINSK, Belarus - Hundreds of people have gathered in the Belarusian capital Minsk for a rare unsanctioned protest which did not provoke police violence.

  • Belarusian demonstrators call for election boycott 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 3:48 pm

    MINSK, Belarus - About 300 opposition supporters rallied Thursday in the Belarusian capital calling for a boycott of next month's presidential vote.