- Putin puts Crimean site under federal control after scandal Updated: Aug-01-15 11:56 am
MOSCOW - Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Saturday placed a major archaeological site in Crimea, which he has hailed as the country's most sacred spiritual symbol, under federal control following turmoil over the appointment of its director.
- US fine-tunes sanctions on Russia over Ukraine Updated: Jul-30-15 2:41 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration moved Thursday to update and fine-tune sanctions on Russia, pro-Russian companies and people over the conflict in Ukraine.
- Reports: Ukraine bans Depardieu for 5 years Updated: Jul-28-15 1:47 pm
MOSCOW - Local news reports say Ukraine has banned actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years.
- The Latest: Conte says facing Spain 'very stimulating' Updated: Jul-25-15 5:51 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - The latest on Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualifying draw (times are local):
- Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial Updated: Jul-21-15 8:01 am
MOSCOW - A Ukrainian filmmaker who has been in jail for more than a year on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit terrorism.
- Russian ex-PM's daughter under fire for leaving for Ukraine Updated: Jul-20-15 8:16 am
MOSCOW - The daughter of a former Russian prime minister has accepted the job of deputy governor in a Ukrainian region, a decision that has sparked criticism in both Russia and Ukraine.
- Russian scientists squeezed by sanctions, Kremlin policies Updated: Jul-20-15 7:19 am
NOVOSIBIRSK, Russia - Hundreds of Russian scientists say companies abroad are refusing to sell them scientific equipment they need to do their work and Western publications are curtly turning down their research papers.
- Ukraine calls local elections but not in rebel-held east Updated: Jul-17-15 9:26 am
KIEV, Ukraine - The Ukrainian parliament on Friday voted to call local elections across the country in October, but not in the rebel-occupied east.
- Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite 'lunatic' lawmakers Updated: Jul-13-15 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON - Ukraine's prime minister pushed back Monday against a pair of forces threatening to undermine his fragile government, likening members of Ukraine's parliament to "lunatics" while defending a nationalist militia that is locked in a standoff with police.
- Europe lawmakers condemn Russian actions in Crimea, Ukraine Updated: Jul-09-15 7:25 am
HELSINKI - Some 100 lawmakers, mainly from Europe, have condemned Russia's actions in Crimea and Ukraine at a meeting honoring a 1975 accord seen as a milestone in reducing tensions between the East and West during the Cold War.