“The fate of Ukraine and the fate of Europe are being decided in Minsk today.”
Moscow says 10 Russian paratroopers found near Donetsk were not meant to be there.
According to reports, Russian artillery units are firing at the Ukrainian military. Also, a Russian convoy delivering aid to eastern Ukraine crossed the border into the region without permission.
“Why don’t our senators go to Ferguson and speak out in support of the rights of negroes, and give them biscuits?”
Maxim Sergeyevich Martsinkevich was sentenced to five years in a labor camp, but faced no charges for his infamous videos torturing gay men.
Moscow must somehow avoid a humiliating climb-down, while anything less than total victory for Ukraine will look like capitulation. But it doesn’t look hopeful.
Ramzan Kadyrov reportedly lost his phone at a medieval museum in Chechnya on Saturday.
Confusion continues to reign in East Ukraine.
A Guardian reporter witnessed several Russian vehicles moving toward Ukraine Thursday, but said they weren’t the size of a “proper invasion force.”
From Uganda to the West Bank, people are seeing an eerie familiarity when looking at events in Ferguson, Mo. Some are sharing their horror, others their advice in how to deal with a police crackdown.
Shaltai Boltai, which gained notoriety after posting leaks from Russian officials’ computers, claimed responsibility and vowed to post more.
Who do you think the proudest penguin in the world is?
Alexander Sotkin’s selfies, geotagged in Ukraine, appeared to show that the Russian army could be covertly operating inside the country.
Prospect of a prolonged standoff on the border tailor-made for Russian TV looms large.
With a special guest appearance from Steven Seagal.
U.S. officials have previously insisted that tension between the U.S. and Russia would not affect the effort to curb Iran’s nuclear program.
Russia’s media regulator this week said it would consider blocking access to the BBC’s Russian website over an interview with a dissident activist.
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a ban on food imports Wednesday in response to sanctions. “Farewell, jalapeño pepper.”
This bear was apparently not a Belieber.
He’s the duck whisperer. Well, the duck shouter. But it still works.
“sitting around, working on a buk, listening to music, basically a good sunday”
British photographer Rebecca Litchfield travelled across the former USSR to capture these remarkable images of decaying public buildings in deserted towns. Taken from the book Soviet Ghosts.
Ukraine’s denials that it is shelling targets in populated areas are looking increasingly flimsy.
Obama also says lethal aid to Kiev is not on the table.
More than 1,000 people have now died in East Ukraine’s ongoing war.
Mikhail Saakashvili called the charges against him a “farce,” according to reports.
Hague court of arbitration rules against Russian government in landmark Yukos case.