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Russia is poised to annex the defiant Ukrainian region, to the international community’s dismay.
Legislators have set a referendum for next week.
News analysis: In his first comments since Ukrainian President Viktor Yanuovych’s ouster, Putin said everything and nothing at the same time.
The Kremlin’s propaganda machine is providing the vanguard for Russia’s war effort in Ukraine.
Analysis: Russia’s lawmakers have just approved the deployment of military troops to Ukraine. But they're already there.
Separatism, a failing economy and Russian pressure are just the most immediate threats confronting the fragile new government.
The capital’s ‘self-defense’ forces have won their battle, but what happens to them now?
Thousands of protesters joined in a somber memorial service for what’s become known here as the 'heavenly hundred' — those killed last week in clashes with security forces and pro-government thugs.
Protesters appear to have full control over Kyiv as parliament moves to dismantle regime.
Analysis: Russia has fought hard to keep Ukraine in its sphere of influence. But the cost of the fight is growing.
After bloody days and nights in Kyiv, the world is wondering: How did we get here, and what happens next?
Sporting events aren’t the only exciting things around town.
Khakim — who did not use the designated protest park — appears to be only the second person to have staged a demonstration in Sochi since the Olympics began.
'I feel safer here than I do in Detroit or Atlanta,' says one American.
Reporting from the Olympics venue, GlobalPost correspondent Dan Peleschuk takes in some of the more unusual sights.
The news has little impact on the festive atmosphere in Russia’s Olympic city.
Few took the designated protest site at the Olympics venue seriously. Then came Tatyana Shelkovskaya.
A photo tour of the multibillion-dollar showcase resort area Russia hopes will last long after the Olympics.
Despite the bad press, some locals in Sochi seem ready to prove the world wrong.
We watched the ceremonies as they happened in Sochi and have interpreted all the most cryptic cultural messages.