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The world awaits Putin’s next move as Ukraine’s incendiary crisis moves to new phase.
Volunteers in Kyiv flock to join a newly-created national guard.
Community leaders dismiss Kremlin claims Kyiv is run by ‘fascists.’
While some Ukrainians hope for Western intervention, others believe Sunday's referendum in Crimea will provoke military conflict.
The atmosphere in the Maidan is a curious mix of frontline army camp, new-age rock festival and solemn pilgrimage.
EU imposes political sanctions on Russia in face of "gravest threat" since the Cold War.
As the US and EU struggle to confront Russia, the standoff in Crimea is forcing a rethink about European security and ties with Moscow.
From Canada to Portugal, 20 million Ukrainians abroad look anxiously to their homeland.
The EU and US know they must act fast to keep the economy afloat, back democratic politicians and deter a Russian backlash. If only they could agree about how.
Analysis: This is a conflict with the potential to destabilize all of Europe.
Armed conflict brings spillover dangers for Ukraine's EU neighbors.
An artist complains about a ban on his portrait of the German chancellor with a plunging neckline.
Matteo Renzi has a chance to remake the country’s dysfunctional political establishment, but his task is immense.
In a country that depends on migrants, a referendum to restrict immigration reflects hardening European views on the issue.
The world's ninth largest economy looks to the mayor of Florence to lead a political renaissance.
Catalans show their colors as their independence debate rages.
While the US mulls sanctions, Europe wants to talk Ukraine's leadership into change.
Despite their nationalist fervor, many in the country’s most prosperous region reject a rift with Madrid.
In the midst of a jobs crisis and economic dysfunction, Spain now must face a bitter debate over government plans to radically restrict women’s rights.
Does Hollande's scandal mark the end of France's cultural difference?