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Even with that whole ‘new Cold War’ thing, the former Soviet capital is undergoing a European-style facelift.
Analysis: Russia has proved remarkably resilient in the face of growing Western criticism.
As Putin keeps the pressure on Ukraine, dissenting artists and performers at home are finding themselves in official crosshairs.
The Kremlin is preparing a new military doctrine to oppose NATO after the Western alliance announced a new rapid reaction force.
‘Plausible deniability’ isn’t looking like an option for Putin anymore.
The feared Russian humanitarian convoy returned to Russia without much incident.
Officials in Moscow are trying hard to reassure their compatriots that life will go on after many Western food imports have been banned.
The revolutionary spirit is still alive in Kyiv, but economic crisis and an ongoing rebellion in the east are complicating demands to overhaul a corrupt system.
GlobalPost visits a home that was the scene of a recent firefight between a suspected separatist and Kyiv-backed paramilitaries.
The conflict is intensifying as government forces close in on separatist strongholds.
The security situation is deteriorating as fears of a Russian invasion mount.
For civilians, violence is the new normal.
Recently demoralized, government-aligned forces predict a quick victory over pro-Russia separatists.
Investigative work is finally underway, but finishing it won’t be easy.
But fierce fighting rages nearby as government forces advance on pro-Moscow separatists.
New US and EU sanctions may hurt Russia, but experts believe they probably won’t work.
Moscow says allegations that the Russian military shelled targets across the border in Ukraine are fake — because the evidence was posted on Twitter.
Russia sentences another opposition leader.
As the international community pressures Russia over MH17, attitudes in Moscow appear to be hardening.
Details surrounding the Malaysia Airlines crash remain murky, but the world is already fuming at Russia.