Ukraine signs trade deal with EU over Moscow's objections; Russia fends off new sanctions

  • by: JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 27, 2014 - 7:43 PM

BRUSSELS — Over Russia's objections, Ukraine's new president on Friday signed a free-trade deal binding his country more closely to Western Europe, sealing the very agreement that triggered the bloodshed and political convulsions of the past seven months.

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