Russian-backed separatists continue to fight Ukrainian forces for control of East Ukraine.
Whatever you do, don’t call it an invasion.
“Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost and ‘accidentally entering’ #Ukraine.”
“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.
“He swore in Ukrainian absolutely beautifully.”
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.
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.”
No one does political punch-ups like Ukraine.
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.
It’s being described as “accidental Renaissance”.
“sitting around, working on a buk, listening to music, basically a good sunday”
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.
“Do you want the Manpad that you supplied to the opposition to be the one that shot down the Malaysian airplane?”
More than 1,000 people have now died in East Ukraine’s ongoing war.
And evidence that separatists are using weapons provided by Russia against the Ukrainian military.
Ukraine has launched an offensive to retake key towns in the east near the crash site.
“The U.S. is every bit as involved…as Putin,” says the former Congressman.
“Sasha, don’t burden me with this crap.”
The country is plagued with dysfunction as conflict rages in the east.
Journalists Anton Skiba, working for CNN, and Graham Phillips, working for Russia Today, have been abducted in Donetsk, media outlets say.
The widow of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 victim Cameron Dalziel has had to cancel all of his credit cards, as charges were being made in Ukraine.
“Our pain is intense and relentless. We live in a hell beyond hell.”
Ukraine says the missiles were fired from Russian territory.