Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has sent a letter to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin demanding the release of jailed Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, captured by separatists last year.
Pro-Russian rebels have said that they pushed Ukrainian government troops out of two districts on the outskirts of their main stronghold Donetsk, and that their aim was to expand their control to the entire region.
Russia's intelligence services may have pressured a Western labor union during negotiations with a major aerospace company in 2013 to win favorable terms for a state-owned Russian corporation.
Russia's Foreign Ministry demanded that U.S. authorities release a Russian state banker arrested in New York on suspicion of spying as bilateral ties, already strained by the conflict in Ukraine, sink to new lows.
As the world reflected on the horrors of the Nazi regime on Tuesday Ś International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ś Russia seized the opportunity to emphasize the Red Army's role in liberating the death camps.
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