Edition:
United States
Pictures | Thu Sep 4, 2014 | 5:04am EDT

Putin unveils Ukraine ceasefire plan, France halts warship

Ukrainian self-propelled artillery guns are seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian self-propelled artillery guns are seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian self-propelled artillery guns are seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
Close
1 / 10
A woman sits in a basement used as a shelter from artillery fire in Donetsk, September 3, 2014. 
REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A woman sits in a basement used as a shelter from artillery fire in Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A woman sits in a basement used as a shelter from artillery fire in Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Close
2 / 10
Ukrainian self-propelled artillery guns are seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian self-propelled artillery guns are seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian self-propelled artillery guns are seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
Close
3 / 10
An employee stands in a damaged gymnasium at a school in the village of Spartak outside Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

An employee stands in a damaged gymnasium at a school in the village of Spartak outside Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

An employee stands in a damaged gymnasium at a school in the village of Spartak outside Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Close
4 / 10
Ukrainian servicemen ride on armoured vehicles near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen ride on armoured vehicles near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen ride on armoured vehicles near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
Close
5 / 10
A Ukrainian self-propelled artillery gun is seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian self-propelled artillery gun is seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian self-propelled artillery gun is seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
Close
6 / 10
A local resident walks past a crater caused by shelling in the village of Spartak outside Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A local resident walks past a crater caused by shelling in the village of Spartak outside Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A local resident walks past a crater caused by shelling in the village of Spartak outside Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Close
7 / 10
Ukrainian servicemen ride in an armoured vehicle near Kramatorsk September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen ride in an armoured vehicle near Kramatorsk September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen ride in an armoured vehicle near Kramatorsk September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
Close
8 / 10
Pro-Russian separatists talk to journalists in central Donetsk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Pro-Russian separatists talk to journalists in central Donetsk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Pro-Russian separatists talk to journalists in central Donetsk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Close
9 / 10
Members of Ukrainian police special task force "Kiev-1" inspect weapons hidden by pro-Russian separatists in the basement of an unfinished house in Slaviansk September 2, 2014.  REUTERS/Stanislav Belousov

Members of Ukrainian police special task force "Kiev-1" inspect weapons hidden by pro-Russian separatists in the basement of an unfinished house in Slaviansk September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Stanislav Belousov

Members of Ukrainian police special task force "Kiev-1" inspect weapons hidden by pro-Russian separatists in the basement of an unfinished house in Slaviansk September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Stanislav Belousov
Close
10 / 10

Next Slideshows

NATO chief says Russia is attacking Ukraine

NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Thursday that Russia was attacking Ukraine, stepping up Western rhetoric against...

Sep 04 2014

Putin plays cat and mouse with Russian online critics

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Before the Internet, Anton Nossik remembers painstakingly copying out Soviet dissident Joseph Brodsky's forbidden writings on a clattering...

Sep 04 2014

Russia warns NATO, U.S. over Ukraine before summit

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's foreign minister warned NATO not to offer Ukraine membership of the alliance as it gathered for a summit on Thursday and told the...

Sep 04 2014

Mortar fire rocks rebel stronghold in east Ukraine

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Mortar fire rocked the southern reaches of the separatist stronghold of Donetsk overnight, despite efforts to secure a ceasefire in...

Sep 04 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

Trump meets Modi

Trump meets Modi

President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hold their first face-to-face meeting in Washington seeking to boost U.S.-Indian relations despite differences over trade, the Paris climate accord and immigration.

Venezuela's symphony of protests

Venezuela's symphony of protests

Protesters play violins, flutes and guitars as they take to the streets of Caracas in demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro.

Asylum seekers stuck in Canadian legal limbo

Asylum seekers stuck in Canadian legal limbo

Thousands of people who fled to Canada to escape President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal migrants have become trapped in legal limbo because of an overburdened refugee system, struggling to find work, permanent housing or enroll their children in schools.

New Zealand wins America's Cup

New Zealand wins America's Cup

A dominant Emirates Team New Zealand claims international sport's oldest trophy by 7-1 over Oracle Team USA in Bermuda's Great Sound, with 26-year-old Peter Burling becoming the youngest helmsman to secure the America's Cup.

Thousands flee besieged Philippine city

Thousands flee besieged Philippine city

Nearly 250,000 residents of Marawi City have fled fighting between government troops and rebels allied with Islamic State.

Celebrating Eid

Celebrating Eid

Muslims around the world celebrate the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday as they mark the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.

London tower blocks evacuated

London tower blocks evacuated

Residents are forced to evacuate after 34 high-rise apartment blocks failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze in London.

Landslide buries Chinese village

Landslide buries Chinese village

Almost 100 people are missing after a landslide engulfed Xinmo village in mountainous Sichuan province as dawn broke.

Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival

Highlights from Britain's largest outdoor music festival, featuring headlining acts Radiohead, Ed Sheeran and Foo Fighters.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast