“Most likely the reason for his murder was connected with his non-traditional interests.”
“When local law enforcement bodies have stopped their work or gone over to the side of the separatists, local homophobes have worked their way in.”
In case you were wondering, the Crimean public’s phone votes will still be counted under Ukraine’s total. Which might actually be good news for Russia’s Eurovision hopes.
“Nothing Obama or the EU can say or do will change that now.”
“Tell them we are not paid!”
As the U.S. confronts Putin over Crimea, federal investigators probe whether an American company enriched Russian officials.
As Russian forces continue to amass along the country’s western border with Ukraine, Washington and its allies are increasingly pessimistic that Moscow will keep its pledge not to move into the eastern European country.
World Congress of Families says the decision is “not meant to reflect negatively on the Russian people, churches or individuals who have taken a leadership role in the fight to preserve life, marriage, and the natural family.”
On the 25th anniversary of the first free elections in Poland, the president will travel to the nation bordering Ukraine. A signal to Russia?
“I’m a lawyer, not a Pokémon or something!”
Claims classified information released by NSA leaker Edward Snowden may have allowed Russia to evade U.S. efforts to anticipate Moscow’s invasion of Crimea hold little water, according to U.S. and foreign intelligence officials.
As fear of imminent invasion fades, pro-Russia and pro-Ukraine groups hunker down for the long fight in Kharkiv.
“It’s clear we have a long road to travel to change hearts and minds and laws all over the world,” he said during the Human Rights Campaign Gala in Los Angeles.
After Russian President Vladimir Putin annexed Crimea, the White House slapped sanctions on several of his closest allies. Russian Instagram users have announced punishing measures in response.
“I understand the Ukrainians … but this is a new country now.”
“This is a dangerous political game,” Ukraine’s acting president says.
A live town hall at 1 p.m. ET, conducted by BuzzFeed’s Foreign Editor Miriam Elder. Kerry will answer questions about the crisis in Ukraine, and America’s role in the world, from Elder and from students at the event.
“If you press the spring too hard, it will recoil.”
In February, Russia followed the Olympics with threats of war in Ukraine. It’s been a long few weeks.
The sanctions include big names but are unlikely to hit the Kremlin where it hurts.
The White House warns of destabilization.
The riot, ahead of Sunday’s referendum on whether Crimea should leave Ukraine and join Russia, was not broadcast by Russia’s state-owned television news channels.
“What is sauce for Kosovo’s goose is sauce for Crimea’s gander,” said Serbian commentator Srda Trifkovic.
“The same forces that provoked the intervention in Crimea are trying to do the same here in Donetsk.”
The denial comes after reports in Russian media.
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“It was my first job and I feel embarrassed and ashamed.” An inside look at what it’s like to work at the Kremlin-funded media outlet.