Mykola Prysyazhnyuk, fugitive ex-President Viktor Yanukovych’s friend and his only agriculture minister, faces up to 12 years in prison for allegedly embezzling $67 million from the state, the prosecutor’s office announced on April 7.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has said he is sure that Russia is behind the destabilization of the situation in Ukraine.
The Obama administration has suggested that Ukraine's operations against pro-Russian separatists are justified, but that the U.S. is not considering providing lethal assistance.
The price of oil was little changed above $101 a barrel Monday as markets kept on eye on talks between the U.S. and Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.
HAGUE—The heads of state of the world's largest advanced economies moved on March 24 to isolate Russia, severing a key link between Moscow and the Western world after nearly two decades.
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ARMYANSK, Crimea - What just a month ago was a road police checkpoint marking the border between Ukrainian Crimea and its Kherson Oblast is now an area protected by armed men on both sides, designating the new border between Russia and Ukraine.
The Russian Football Union has confirmed plans to bring the two Crimean soccer clubs currently playing in the Ukrainian Premier League over to the Russian league system.
Until Yanukovych’s overthrow, Vladimir Putin had no intent to encourage separatist movements in Ukraine or to take away a part of its territory – he hoped to include the whole of Ukraine into Russia’s sphere of influence. Putin resorted to force when it was clear that Ukraine is slipping through his fingers.
Ukraine's acting defence minister offered to step down on March 25 over his handling of Russia's annexation of Crimea, but his resignation was immediately turned down by parliament.
Stephen Harper is at the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague on March 25 to meet with various officials at an event largely overshadowed by the crisis in eastern Europe.
President Obama's European trip, which is serving as a de facto background for international meetings around the Ukraine crisis, continues on March 25 with the second day of a Nuclear Security Summit.
Britain is reviewing an agreement it made with Russian state nuclear firm Rosatom on nuclear cooperation, in reaction to the crisis in Ukraine, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) said.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has accepted Ihor Teniukh's resignation as Ukraine's acting defense minister.
The Verkhovna Rada has appointed Colonel-General Mykhailo Koval as Ukraine's acting defense minister.
Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada has rejected parliamentary speaker and interim president Oleksandr Turchynov's no-confidence motion, seeking his own dismissal from the speaker's post.
A Ukrainian ultra-nationalist leader has been shot dead in what officials describe as a special forces operation. Oleksandr Muzychko, better known as Sashko Bily, died in a shoot-out with police in a cafe in Rivne in western Ukraine, the interior ministry said.
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MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin made history today by scheduling the first-ever summit of the newly formed group of nations called the G-1.