Ukraine calls Russian Prime Minister Medvedev's visit to Crimea a 'crude violation'
Outspoken Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin — targeted by Western sanctions — left no doubt about the symbolism of the trip, saying on Twitter: 'Crimea is ours. Basta!'
Don't worry, Putin says he doesn't want Ukraine
Or so he would have us believe.
Right-wingers want to unseat Kyiv's interim leaders
Pravy Sektor's electoral appeal remains as uncertain as its future, but straw polls suggest a level of admiration — if not support — for the group.
Radical protesters besiege Ukrainian parliament
Masked demonstrators from the far-right nationalist group Pravyi Sector are demanding the interior minister's resignation over the death of one of their leaders.
Moscow's largest gay club has closed its doors after attacks, disputes with the landlord
Bullets, gas, vandals and landlords have all conspired against Central Station, the oldest and biggest gay nightclub in Moscow.
Obama tells Russia to pull back its troops from the Ukraine border (VIDEO)
'It may simply be an effort to intimidate Ukraine,' Obama said of Russia's troops near Ukraine's border. 'It may be that they've got additional plans.'
US officials (and allies) are talking plenty of trash about Russia these days
We compiled the recent examples of high ranking officials talking smack about Russia. It ranges from low-grade mockery to — yep, Nazi comparisons.
Obama in Europe: 3 Questions with GlobalPost's Paul Ames
This Europe trip was already on the agenda anyway, what with nuclear and trade issues and the new pope. Then Ukraine happened. Here's what Obama's week looks like now.
7 parts of Russia that other countries could call theirs
If Crimea ‘historically’ belongs to Russia, these other regions ‘historically’ don’t.
How Russia could strangle the US space program
If you use a cellphone, have a GPS system in your car, or get cash from ATMs, you should be worried.
Putin hasn't changed. It's time the West did.
Column: In order to confront him, the West must realize that the post-Cold War era ended years ago.
Did the EU just sell out Ukraine's gay community?
Ukraine says the EU dropped a requirement that the country protect 'sexual minorities' as part of visa negotiations. The EU denies it.
Donetsk seeks to leave Ukraine and join... Britain
If Crimea can be Putin's, Donetsk quite fancies being the Queen's.
8K people have signed a petition to give Alaska to Russia
On Location video: Rootin' for Putin on Ukraine's eastern edge
The other protest movement.
Q&A: ‘We need shock and awe’ against Russia
Economist Anders Aslund weighs in on the West's new sanctions against Moscow.
Top 10 reasons Sen. Dan Coats is sad about being sanctioned by Russia
After Russia issued a travel ban on nine high-ranking Americans, the Republican senator from Indiana asked Twitter if anyone knew the Russian word for 'Hoosier.'
As the Kremlin celebrates, Russia’s liberals wallow
Russia’s intelligentsia is watching Putin’s geostrategic gambit with fear.
New sanctions are driving Russians to drink
An expanded menu of punitive measures is already having some effect on Moscow.
Russia may actually be hurting from the US, EU sanctions
Fitch and Standard & Poor's downgraded Russia as US and European leaders widened sanctions against Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine.
Putin's playing a losing game
Column: The Russian president has shown himself to be remarkably predictable during his 14 years in power. Western countries should use that to their advantage.
How Merkel lost faith in Putin
The Germans came away convinced the Russian leader had deceived them in order to win time to tighten his grip on Crimea. Putin could no longer be trusted.
Kyiv needs money, fast
Even if Ukraine can avoid a war with Russia, its economy is in dire straits.
Putin aide Vladislav Surkov too busy bumping Tupac to care about US sanctions against Russia
What’s the Russian word for “baller”?
12 photos that explain why Russia is so crazy about Crimea
Vladimir Putin said that 'everything in Crimea speaks of our shared history and pride.' Here's why.
Crimea’s separatist movement goes back two decades
It should be no surprise that 97 percent of Crimea voted to join Russia. It was a long time coming.
Russia’s moment in the sun
Or why Putin won’t back down over Ukraine.
In space, no one can hear you scream over Ukraine
What Russia-US tensions mean for astronauts at the International Space Station.
Putin also declares Hawaii a part of Russia
The Russian president has declared his intention to annex Hawaii, as well as Crimea.
Putin would rather see civil war in Ukraine than a western-leaning democracy
Three questions with GlobalPost editor Gregory Feifer.
Crimea celebrates ‘victory’ after vote to join Russia
Locals say Crimea is 'returning home.'