Ukraine's two eastern Oblasts remained tense across all front lines, a military spokesman said, as backers of an ousted governor plan a rally in Dnipropetrovsk, an industrial city west of rebel-controlled Donetsk.
Vladimir Putin has an army of professional trolls running thousand of fake Twitter and Facebook accounts to flood social media with pro-Russia propaganda.
LOGVINOVE - A stuffed toy horse hanging from a gate reminds visitors that the war-ravaged eastern Ukraine village of Logvinove, now held by pro-Russian separatists, was once bustling with life.
This week, the United States delivered a shipment 10 Humvees to the Ukrainian government - the first installment of a $75 million aid package of non-lethal equipment that is meant to assist the fight against Russia-backed rebels in the country's east.
RIGA - A war of words between Russia and the West could degenerate into something worse, with "devastating" consequences, Latvia's foreign minister said on March 27.
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded several military units a hugely prestigious title that was given to troops for heroism during WWII, sparking new questions about the Kremlin's involvement in Ukraine.
This footage shows a Russian orthodox priest blessing a group of Russian-backed militants before they go off to fight Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine.
Nicola Sturgeon is behaving like Vladimir Putin by 'stoking division in England', a senior Tory warns.
In a provocative intervention, Ben Wallace last night accused Scotland's First Minister of trying to break up Britain using the same tactics as the Russian president in the early days of the Ukraine crisis.
On March 25 Russian President Vladimir Putin issued decrees awarding three Russian military units guard rank for unspecified “mass heroism and daring, resilience and courage demonstrated in military action in defence of the Fatherland and state interests in conditions of armed conflict, and bearing in mind their services in peacetime.”
With attempts to cause real disturbances and protests in Odessa having encountered stubborn resistance, orchestrated versions are being staged, with their participants seemingly receiving money for waving banners, shouting about ‘repression’; blocking roads and overturning cars.
The world’s only Crimean Tatar television channel ATR and other Crimean Tatar media could be silenced within days. The overt attempt to crush ATR has been aptly described as “shooting the soul of the Crimean Tatar people”, however Russia’s success in destroying these media will provide a very dangerous message and have serious repercussions beyond any particular group in Crimea.
Ukraine's military men have accused eastern Ukrainian militants of eight breaches of the ceasefire between 8 p.m. on March 27 and 6 a.m. on March 28.
Jens Stoltenberg has been secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization since October. Before that, he was prime minister of Norway for nine years. He was in Ottawa this week.
The militants again used Grad multiple rocket launchers in Luhansk region after a long break, head of Luhansk regional military and civil administration Hennadiy Moskal said.
Just over a year ago, the German finance minister compared Russia's action in the Crimea to Adolf Hitler's annexation of Czechoslovakia. The chancellor was quick to distance herself from his remarks. The question that lingers 12 months on, after Russia annexed Crimea and plunged Ukraine into war is whether the comparison was really that far-fetched? How far has President Vladimir Putin radicalized Russian society?
The Russian president has been in power in some capacity for 15 years. Is his political autumn finally looming?
Spring came more quickly in the Caucasus. Those first warm days that year made the late winter cold of Moscow seem even more remote, yet the signs of the destructive might of Moscow’s power were all around. The centre of Grozny, the main city in Chechnya at Russia’s southern edge, was so completely ruined that it seemed there was not a single undamaged building left standing.
Deputy head of presidential administration Valeriy Chaly has met with a delegation of the Ukrainian World Congress and the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations to discuss Ukrainian diaspora's support of the Ukrainian state abroad.
Сupid has managed to maneuver even between hails of bullets in Ukraine's conflict-stricken Donbass, where Russia-backed militants continue to fend off Ukrainian troops and control the territory. Yet Cupid's arrows might be a bit more terrifying than even the bullets when they hit the hearts of militants and their soul mates.
Three Ukrainian servicemen have been injured in the military operation area in eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours, says Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for the military operation staff.
Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine Colonel General Viktor Muzhenko held talks with Roman Waschuk, Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine, regarding training of Ukrainian servicemen and providing them material and technical aid.