The conflict in Ukraine just got worse
‘Plausible deniability’ isn’t looking like an option for Putin anymore.
A summer of violence is exposing Europe’s foreign policy weaknesses
Conflicts raging just outside its borders are challenging the EU's focus on 'soft power.'
So much for the Russian ‘invasion’?
The feared Russian humanitarian convoy returned to Russia without much incident.
Kremlin to Russians: No food? No problem
Officials in Moscow are trying hard to reassure their compatriots that life will go on after many Western food imports have been banned.
Amid fears of a Russian invasion, Ukrainians keep pushing for political reform
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.
Check out this insanely long line of Russians waiting to buy Putin T-shirts
In Russia right now, it's cool to love Putin.
Food fight: 4 other times Russia has imposed agriculture bans
You won't give us guns, we don't want your chicken.
This is what 'fighting terror' in eastern Ukraine looks like right now (PHOTOS)
The conflict is intensifying as government forces close in on separatist strongholds.
Guess who gets hurt with Russia's foreign food ban
Putin’s new restrictions on imported agricultural products may finally do what US sanctions haven't: make Russians mad.
Putin is much more cynical than you think
Column: But his ban on Western food may be a bigger risk than he thinks.
International experts abandon Ukrainian base near MH17 crash site
The security situation is deteriorating as fears of a Russian invasion mount.
Russia bans Western food imports, punishing the West (and also itself?)
The nascent middle class in Moscow, which buys Italian cheese and American beef at supermarkets, will take a hit, but so will ordinary people who buy Polish apples and Greek cucumbers in street markets.
4 signs that Russia will be ground zero for the coming apocalypse
Start freaking out now.
Three things you need to know about the conflict in eastern Ukraine
For civilians, violence is the new normal.
Russian hackers steal 1.2 billion usernames and passwords
'As long as your data is somewhere on the World Wide Web, you may be affected by this breach,' Hold Security firm said in a statement on its website.
Ukraine’s military is gaining confidence as it gains territory
Recently demoralized, government-aligned forces predict a quick victory over pro-Russia separatists.
Scientists have worked out the likely cause of that enormous crater in Siberia
And it's kind of terrifying.
Investigators recover more human remains from Ukraine’s MH17 crash site
But fierce fighting rages nearby as government forces advance on pro-Moscow separatists.
Putin doesn't look like he's about to give in
New US and EU sanctions may hurt Russia, but experts believe they probably won’t work.
This graphic shows just how little confidence the world has in Putin
Most people don't think Putin will do the right thing. Like, ever.
Vladimir Putin is a man of many crises
Think the conflict in Ukraine is bad? It’s just another day in the life of the Russian president.
Russia to US: Evidence? What evidence?
Moscow says allegations that the Russian military shelled targets across the border in Ukraine are fake — because the evidence was posted on Twitter.
Fierce fighting around MH17 site blocks international police
International observers had to ditch their plans after clashes shattered a supposed truce between government forces and insurgents in the area around the site.
With the world’s attention fixed on MH17, Putin continues cracking down at home
Russia sentences another opposition leader.
The Kremlin digs in its heels
As the international community pressures Russia over MH17, attitudes in Moscow appear to be hardening.
Here's all the evidence (so far) that pro-Russian separatists shot down MH17
Putin denies it, pro-Russian separatists are covering it up, and internet trolls are scrubbing Wikipedia, but the evidence is mounting that the separatists are the ones who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Someone from a Russian government IP address edited Wikipedia to blame MH17 on Ukraine
Don't they know how IP addresses work?
MH17: How can the US respond?
News analysis: All agree that the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight is a tragedy and an outrage. What is less clear is what to do about it.
These radar maps show how airlines feel about Ukrainian airspace right now
They are avoiding it like the plague.
Russia isn’t an immutable force
News analysis: Will the downing of Malaysian flight MH17 prompt Western countries to confront the actions of one man?
Shock and grief in Europe as names and stories of the dead roll in
Many of the dead were holidaymakers, like Cor Schilder, a musician, and his girlfriend, florist Neeltje Tol.