Russian President Vladimir Putin is not looking for an easy exit from the Ukraine conflict. He is digging in for the long haul to secure his end goal: a "structural lock" over Kiev's security and foreign policy in a re-engineered Ukrainian state.
Staunton, November 23 – Sergey Kolesnikov, who earlier attracted attention for an article entitled “Putin Forever!” (vedomosti.ru/opinion/news/1526746/putin_navsegda), now says that Vladimir Putin is prepared to start a war, even a nuclear one, in order to retain power and thus block any chance that he would be charged with corruption were he removed from office.
On Nov. 23, about 30 expats and friends marched through the streets of Kyiv in commemoration of the Nov. 21 start of the EuroMaidan Revolution that toppled President Viktor Yanukovych on Feb. 22. They came to St. Michael's Cathedral and lit candles to commemorate the Holodomor in Ukraine. After that they went through European Square and Institutska Street to Independance Square.
What do you do when you want to travel but can't afford the costs? Spend a lot of time on Google Street View, of course!
That's what the creator of ordinarily named "Street View Photographs" does - but the photos are anything but ordinary.
Defence Minister Rob Nicholson is calling on Russia to get out of Ukraine, saying that what's happening there is "completely unacceptable."
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.
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.
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.
This was U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's third visit to Ukraine this year. Maybe on the fourth visit, if it happens, he will actually make news.
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.
Russia reinforced what Western and Ukrainian officials described as a stealth invasion, sending armored troops across the border as it expanded the conflict to a new section of Ukrainian territory.
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’.
Editor's Note: The following are the transcribed remarks of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in Kyiv and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Nov. 21 at the Presidential Administration.
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.