Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his belief that Russia is the strongest nation, which will lead to - in his eyes - a positive end in Crimea, according to an interview with the state-owned TASS news agency.
The war of words between Moscow and the West over Ukraine has continued this weekend.
On Saturday, Nov. 22 US Vice-President Joe Biden warned Russia not to use its energy resources as a political weapon.
Hayden Panettiere is expecting her first child with her fiance, Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko, and she's already showing what a nurturer she is.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is seeking to build military ties with Pakistan as India buys more weapons from the U.S., changing an approach toward the nuclear-powered neighbors that has endured since the Cold War.
Wreckage from the site where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed has left rebel-held eastern Ukraine heading to the government-run city of Kharkiv.
A stone's throw from this weekend’s candlelit vigils in Kyiv marking a year since the start of the demonstrations that toppled president Viktor Yanukovich, a different kind of Ukrainian was out on the street: the black market currency traders.
PELAHIIVKA - Workers have recovered all of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, more than four months after the passenger jet was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
During a weekend commemoration for millions who died of starvation in Ukraine in the early 1930s, President Petro Poroshenko lashed out at Soviet-era totalitarianism for causing the deaths and accused today’s Russian-backed rebels in the east of using similar tactics.
Moscow - Russian President Valdimir Putin strongly criticized the international sanctions against his government, in an interview with the Tass news agency published on Sunday, saying they only serve to unite Russian society against the West.
KUALA LUMPUR - Emirates chief executive officer Sir Timothy Charles Clark wants the culprits involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH17 be brought to justice, describing the incident which killed 298 people as a ‘pre-meditated mass murder’.
Pope Francis is expected to take Europe to task over racial and religious intolerance during a visit to the European parliament Tuesday, as the crisis-hit continent battles with growing populism and the specter of radicalization.
MOSCOW - A train carrying the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 left a separatist-controlled area of Eastern Ukraine on Sunday bound for the government-controlled city of Kharkiv, Interfax reported.
MINSK - Belarus has cut its 2015 economic growth forecast to 0.2-0.7 percent from the previous 2 percent because of the economic slowdown in Russia, state news agency BelTA quoted Economy Minister Nikolai Snopkov as saying.
Moscow will seek new partners in countries that have not imposed sanctions on it if Western oil and gas companies pull out of projects with Russia, news agency RIA Novosti quoted Energy Minister Alexander Novak as saying Saturday.
As a Nov. 30 parliamentary election approaches, opinion polls show Moldova's public deeply divided over whether to stick to this path or change tack and join a Russia-led economic bloc.
Germany's foreign minister expressed concerns that Russia is seeking to split up Ukraine by supporting separatists in the east and urged further dialogue with President Vladimir Putin’s government.
It has been a year since civil unrest first started to erupt in Ukraine.
MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin denied Moscow would be isolated internationally over the Ukraine crisis and said Russia's economy would not be the only one to suffer from Western sanctions and falls in oil prices and the ruble.
Further gunfire has been exchanged between Ukrainian separatists and government troops in the eastern city of Donetsk.
TOKYO - Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.