Russia

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Heavy shelling reportedly resumed overnight in Ukraine's separatist-held Donetsk, raising fears about a return to full-scale conflict. The bombardment was the worst since the September 5 signing of a shaky ceasefire that halted all-out confrontations across most of the conflict zone but hasn't stopped shelling in certain hotspots, witnesses said...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Sparking immediate worries that violence could once again spike in Ukraine, the...
Gareth Porter, IPS News
U.S. and Iranian negotiators are working on a compromise approach to the issue...