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.
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.
The recipients of the 98th Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday, honoring exceptional journalism, literature and musical composition. The winners are:
A Ukrainian military convoy - including armoured vehicles - has been barricaded by pro-Russia protesters and armed forces in the town of Kramatorsk.
Interim President Oleksandr Turchynov 's 9 a.m. deadline for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine to lay down their arms has passed without Ukrainian launching any military action. Turchynov had threatened to launch “a full-scale anti-terrorist operation” against separatists, but not only has that not happened, he called for a national referendum on greater regional autonomy.
Armed Russian-backed militants, meanwhile, continued to stay on the offensive and took over government buildings in Donetsk Oblast, the latest one being the Horlivka police station.
Editor's Note: The following is a CNN interview with Yulia Marushevska, a EuroMaidan Revolution activist who made the viral YouTube video "I am a Ukrainian."
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.
Deutsche Bank regularly summarizes its analysts' big calls in its "House View" report. The latest report includes this map highlighting anecdotes from around the world illustrating the states of the local economies.
European Union leaders could hold a summit next week to adopt new sanctions against Russia, France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on April 14.
According to Eastern Rite tradition, the dead are mourned for 40 days. Although deaths are commemorated annually thereafter, after forty days, the lives of survivors are expected to continue. Sunday 31 March happened to be the 40th day after the Yanukovych regime’s sniper safari of Maidan protesters on 20 February. For better or worse, I will consider this day to have been the final day of phase 2 of Ukraine’s revolution:
Pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukraine are refusing to accept an international deal struck in Geneva on Thursday.
The Pulitzer Prizes, the United States' most prestigious journalism awards that honor news reporting and photography as well as literature, are to be awarded for the 98th time on April 14.
HORLIVKA, Ukraine — The fuel is local, but the matches are Russian. That in a nutshell is how the insurgency threatening the survival of Ukraine as a unified state is increasingly unfolding.
Ukraine is becoming increasingly divided with protesters in Kyiv now demanding that the government get rid of pro-Russian activists causing chaos in the east.
Editor's Note: Ukraine's interim President Oleksandr Turchynov said he has today launched an anti-terrorist operation against Kremlin-backed insurgents who have taken over numerous government buildings and police headquarters in several cities of Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine's most populous region where 10 percent of the nation's 45 million people live. The Kyiv Post has journalists in Donetsk Oblast and will be updating as events happen.