Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has said he is sure that Russia is behind the destabilization of the situation in Ukraine.
A fund, controlled by bond investors famous for their huge punt on Ireland during the crisis, increased its investment in Ukraine this year, as the country hovered on the brink of civil war.
VATICAN CITY — Celebrating Easter on April 20, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted many Christians.
A Ukrainian military convoy - including armoured vehicles - has been barricaded by pro-Russia protesters and armed forces in the town of Kramatorsk.
Natalia Rudenko's ears were still ringing from being shouted at by a father demanding that the Ukrainian-language school she has run for 17 years in Crimea's capital now teach in Russian when local officials turned up at her office to dismiss her.
Pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukraine are refusing to accept an international deal struck in Geneva on Thursday.
Daniel Sandford reports from the town of Sloviansk, where a Ukrainian armoured vehicle has been "rebranded" with a Russian flag, apparently after being taken over by pro-Russian protesters.
There are some hopeful signs for a free and democratic Ukraine. Despite Vladimir Putin´s continuous psychological pressure via deployment of military forces on Ukraine´s Eastern border, and continuous separatist occupation of government buildings in nine large cities in Eastern Ukraine, something quite unique has happened.
President Vladimir Putin said Russian forces had been active in Crimea in order to support local defence forces, the first time he has admitted deployment of Russian troops on the Black Sea peninsula.
Lots of good news. Splashiest one first.
Unprecedented talks across the European Union on Tuesday showed it scrambling for solutions on the ground to break its dependence on Russian gas and help supply Ukraine.
A Ukrainian jet has been filmed above the eastern city of Kramatorsk, where an airbase had been seized by pro-Russian activists. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse at the airfield reported that gunfire could be heard. Ukraine's acting president says the base has now been "liberated".
Editor's Note: This is part of a series of investigative reports based on documents recovered from deposed President Viktor Yanukovych's Mezhyhirya estate after the Ukrainian leader abandoned the presidency on Feb. 21-22 and fled to Russia, where he is living in exile. The documents and stories are published by YanukovychLeaks.org website.
Would you like to stay in the Kyiv hotel of Viktor Yanukovych, built in a scenic park on the hills of the Dnipro River?
NATO sees no significant change in the size or positioning of Russian forces close to the Ukrainian border, the alliance's top military commander said on Wednesday.
Acting President of Ukraine and Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov has appointed Oleksandr Pyvovarov as chief of Ukrainian Security Service's office in Kharkiv region replacing Mykhailo Kubrytsky.
SLOVIANSK, Ukraine -- When the Ukrainian army entered Donetsk Oblast, gripped by Kremlin-backed separatist protests, civilians gave them a hostile reception.
BUCHAREST, Romania — Romanian poet and translator Nina Cassian, who obtained political asylum in the United States after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in a friend's diary, has died in New York City. She was 89.
Russian president Vladimir Putin said the country would speed up the process of switching Crimea's banking system to the rouble.