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War Crimes Court Issues Warrants for 2008 Russia-Georgia War
Three people, including two Russian nationals, are accused of committing multiple war crimes.
change of heart
Russian Oligarch Deripaska Says Destroying Ukraine Would Be 'Colossal Mistake'
"Is it in Russia's interest to destroy Ukraine? Of course not, that would be a colossal mistake," Deripaska told a rare press conference in Moscow.
Ukraine Says Hit Black Sea Gas Platform Used by Russia Troops
The attack was the first strike against offshore energy infrastructure in the Russian-annexed Crimean peninsula.
ships and fertiliser
Putin, Macron, Scholz Discuss Ukraine Arms, Grain Supplies
Putin told the leaders of France and Germany that Moscow is ready to allow Ukrainian grain shipments if the West lifts sanctions.
a political solution
Russia Ready to Help Overcome Food Crisis if West Lifts Sanctions — Putin
War has disrupted supplies of fertilizer, wheat, and other commodities from both Russia and Ukraine.
Moscow Pours Cold Water on Italian Peace Plan for Ukraine
"Serious politicians... don't propose things like that," Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
Kyrgyz Police Probe Ukraine Flag on Mountain Named for Putin
"Peak Putin" took the Russian leader's name in 2011 as Kyrgyzstan's ties with Moscow strengthened.
Moscow Threatens to Expel U.S. Journalists Over YouTube Block
"If you block a briefing one more time, one journalist or one U.S. outlet will go home," Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.
Putin Allies Eye Prolonged Conflict in Ukraine
"We are not rushing to meet deadlines," Russia's Security Council Secretary said.
Kremlin Says Not 'Authorized' to Discuss Moskva Warship Missing Crew
Several families have said that they cannot find their children who were serving on the Moskva.
Russian Avant-Garde Art Stuck in South Korea
The Russian loaning institutions are seeking a way to ship the art home via land or water.
no safe haven
Mosque Sheltering Civilians in Mariupol Shelled: Ukrainian Foreign Ministry
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said that 1,582 civilians were killed in Mariupol in 12 days.
Russia Praises India's 'Balanced' Stance on Kremlin's War on Ukraine
India, China and the UAE abstained from a UN vote condemning Russia's invasion of Ukraine
Worldwide Protests in Support of Ukraine
Pro-Ukraine demonstrations erupted across the world Saturday, as thousands took to the streets from London to New York to Tehran to denounce Russia's assault...
Russia Given Cold Shoulder by Sports World Due to Invasion of Ukraine
Sweden is proposing a boycott of all competitions being hosted in Russia and further that no Russian athlete can compete in the European Union.
U.S.-Russia Tensions Spill Into Space
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has placed a question mark over the future of the International Space Station.
Turkey Urges Russia to End Conflict in Ukraine
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Saturday.
Russia Bans Media Outlets From Using Words 'War,' 'Invasion'
Russia's communications regulator ordered media to remove reports describing the attack on Ukraine as an "assault, invasion, or declaration of war."
BATTLE FOR KYIV
France's Macron Warns 'War Will Last'
The world must brace for a long war between Russia and Ukraine after Moscow launched an invasion of its pro-Western neighbour, French President Emmanuel...
Defiant Zelensky Says Staying in Kyiv as Russia Attacks
After Ukrainian forces said they had repulsed a Russian attack on their capital Saturday, President Volodymyr Zelensky shot a selfie-style video to vow...
Council of Europe Suspends Russia Over Ukraine Invasion
The decision does not the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), the body said.
'DRUG DEALERS AND NAZIS'
Putin Calls for Ukraine Army to Overthrow Zelensky
In another aggressive TV address, the Russian leader called for Ukraine's armed forces to oust President Volodymyr Zelensky.
crimean water flow
Russia Says Captured Key Water Supply Route to Crimea
Crimea received most of its water from Ukraine's Dnieper River until 2014.
West Hits Russia With Sweeping Sanctions, Stops Short of Strictest Measures
Russia was hit with painful new sanctions Thursday after it invaded Ukraine, but the United States and its allies stopped short of imposing even tougher...
Britain to Ban Russia's Aeroflot, Sanction Banks, Businesses, Oligarchs
The assets blockage affects more than 100 Russian entities including VTB, one of Russia's largest banks, and Rostec, a giant military conglomerate.
Battle Underway for Airbase on Kyiv Outskirts
"Then there was shooting, it lasted three hours."
Belarus Says Its Army Not Taking Part in Ukraine Invasion
Russia has tens of thousands of soldiers stationed in Belarus.
call for unity
EU Calls Snap Summit on Russia-Ukraine Crisis
"It is important that we continue to be united and determined and jointly define our collective approach and actions."
Genocide and Nuclear Bombs: Putin's Unfounded Claims
Many of the outrageous claims were contained in a televised address Putin gave on Monday.
Facing Russia Threat, Ukraine Calls Up Reservists
Ukraine has a reserve force of more than 200,000 that is comprised mostly of military personnel.
EU Agrees Sanctions That Will ‘Hurt’ Russia
The sanctions aim to inflict severe damage after Russia's recognition of breakaway regions in Ukraine.
Russia to Evacuate Diplomats From Kyiv
Russia's Foreign Ministry said that its diplomats have received threats and that its embassy and consulate has been under "repeated attacks."
Russia Votes to Use Troops Abroad After Separatist Recognition
"The Ukrainian leadership has taken the path of violence and bloodshed," Deputy Defense Minister Nikolay Pankov said.
'ready for negotiations'
Moscow Says Still Ready for Ukraine Talks With Blinken
Lavrov had said on Monday that he was set to meet with Blinken on Thursday.
Putin Orders Russian Military to Act as 'Peacekeepers' in Ukraine Regions
President Vladimir Putin dispatched Russia's military to "maintain peace" in the breakaway Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Macron Demands 'Targeted Sanctions' on Moscow
French President Emmanuel Macron condemned Russia's move to recognize the Donetsk and Luhansk Peoples' Republics.
U.S. Announces First Sanctions After Russia Recognizes Ukraine Separatists
Washington announced sanctions against the Donetsk and Luhansk Peoples' Republics following Moscow's recognition.
NATO Condemns Putin's Recognition of Donetsk and Luhansk
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg accused Moscow of fueling conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Putin Recognizes Independence of Pro-Russia Separatists in Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree recognizing the independence of eastern Ukraine's separatist republics.
Violation of international law
EU Promises Sanctions on Russia for Recognition of Separatists
The EU denounced Russian President Vladimir Putin's recognition of the Donetsk and Luhansk breakaway states.
Britain: Russia Recognition of Separatists 'Violation of Ukraine's Integrity'
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday slammed Russia's recognition of separatist republics
Putin Says Considering Ukraine Separatists’ Independence Request
The rebel leaders of Donetsk and Lugansk made a coordinated appeal to Putin for Moscow to recognize them earlier on Monday.
'human rights catastrophe'
Russia Has Lists of Ukrainians ‘To Be Killed or Sent to Camps,’ U.S. Warns UN
The note warns a Russian invasion could bring with it abuses such as kidnappings or torture and could target political dissidents and minorities.
U.K. Warns Russia Could Start Europe's 'Biggest War Since 1945'
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said any invasion of Ukraine would freeze Moscow out of global finance.
NATO Moves Ukraine Staff From Kyiv to Lviv and Brussels
Several Western countries have already moved diplomats from Kyiv to Lviv, located near the border with Poland, in anticipation of Russian military action...
breach of truce
OSCE Reports 1,500 Ceasefire Violations in East Ukraine
Monitors recorded the highest number of ceasefire breaches in eastern Ukraine this year.
Ukraine Minister Dives for Cover as Frontline Heats Up
Interior minister Denys Monastyrskiy was forced to seek cover as the shells exploded, shortly after he gave on camera interviews to international media...
Russia Test Fires Missiles as U.S. Warns Moscow 'Poised' to Invade Ukraine
Putin oversaw the military test-firing its latest hypersonic, cruise and nuclear-capable ballistic missiles from the Kremlin.
‘Uncoiling and poised’
Russian Troops 'Poised to Strike' Ukraine — U.S. Defense Chief
Defense Secretary Austin said he agreed with U.S. President Joe Biden that Putin had "made the decision" to invade.
'Weeks or days'
Biden 'Convinced' Putin Has Made Decision to Invade Ukraine
The U.S. President said he believes Vladimir Putin has decided to invade Ukraine and that the attack could begin "in the coming days."
UK Warns Moscow Not to Recognize Breakaway Ukraine Regions
London urged Moscow to "implement the commitments it has freely signed up to, including the Minsk agreements."
Threat of Russian Invasion of Ukraine 'Very High' – Biden
"My sense is it will happen in the next several days," he said.
Ukraine Stages Drills as NATO and U.S. See no Russia Pullback
Ukraine's President watched troops training with some of their new Western-supplied weapons.
Sites of Ukraine Defense Ministry, State Banks Under Cyberattack
The affected sites include the Oschadbank state savings bank and Privat — two of the country's largest financial institutions.
EU Slams Russian Lawmakers' Bid to Recognize Separatist Ukraine Regions
The EU on Tuesday condemned a bid by Russian lawmakers to have President Vladimir Putin recognize separatist regions in Ukraine as independent.
Russia's Valieva Comes Top in Olympic Figure Skating Short Program
Despite placing first, Valieva's score was eight marks below what she was awarded when she performed the same routine at the Olympic team event.
'any day now'
U.S. Urges Its Citizens to Immediately Leave Belarus
The advisory points to "an increase in unusual and concerning Russian military activity near the border with Ukraine."
UK PM Urges Russia to Step Back From ‘Precipice'
"There is still time for President Putin to step back," Johnson added, echoing U.S. warnings that an invasion could be imminent.
From Borscht to Chernobyl: 5 Things to Know About Ukraine
In the last decade, the country has been shaken by uprisings, war, and loss of territory.
'Diplomacy and Deterrence'
Biden, Zelenskiy Pursue 'Diplomacy and Deterrence' in Ukraine Crisis
U.S. President Joe Biden spoke at length Sunday with Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky about Russia's military buildup along Ukraine's borders....
Weeks of tension
Moscow Voices Concern Over OSCE Moves to 'Relocate' Ukraine Staff
The OSCE has served as the world's eyes and ears in the eight-year conflict across Ukraine's Russian-backed separatist east.
Kremlin Denounces U.S. 'Peak Hysteria' After Putin-Biden Call
The Kremlin on Saturday denounced U.S. "peak hysteria" surrounding the Ukraine conflict
U.S. Withdraws Nearly All Remaining Soldiers from Ukraine
The United States is withdrawing nearly all of its remaining soldiers from Ukraine as tensions soar, the Pentagon announced Saturday.
Lavrov Tells Blinken West Seeking to Provoke Ukraine Conflict
Weeks of tensions have seen Russia surround its western neighbor with more than 100,000 troops.
Germany Advises Citizens to Leave Ukraine
Germany on Saturday advised German citizens to leave Ukraine saying a "military conflict cannot be excluded" after Washington warned of an imminent Russian...
U.S. Orders Non-Emergency Embassy Staff to Leave Ukraine
The United States on Saturday ordered all non-emergency Kyiv embassy staff to leave because of the threat of a Russia invasion.
Russia Pulls Some Diplomatic Staff Out of Ukraine
Russia said Saturday it has pulled some of its diplomatic staff out of Ukraine for fear of "provocations" from Kyiv
Turkmenistan to Hold Snap Presidential Vote in March
Turkmenistan on Saturday announced a snap presidential election for March 12