Moscow May Day parade celebrates Putin, disparages Obama
Many banners displayed traditional slogans for the annual workers' holiday, but others were more directly political.
The absurdity of Viktor Yanukovych, in fake malachite furniture and really, really awkward portraits
And let's not forget the 'Book of Vanity.'
Dutch police storm a Greenpeace ship that was trying to block Arctic oil delivery
A Rotterdam police spokesman said the activists on the ship had been detained in a room until it docked, when the captain was arrested.
Russia shows off its leaner, meaner military during the Ukraine crisis
Preplanned exercises have also become larger, often held in border areas, which reminds neighbors what they could be up against if they get on the wrong side of Putin.
Russian lawmakers back harsh regulations of bloggers
Bloggers will be obliged to verify the accuracy of information that they publish and ensure that it does not intrude into anyone's personal life.
Here's how the US could stumble into war in Ukraine
Given Washington’s mishandling of the crisis so far, it is not out of the question.
Miles of Russian armored vehicles are apparently heading to Ukraine's border (VIDEO)
Time to crank up 'Highway to Hell.'
Violence looms over eastern Ukraine
A politician’s murder casts a dark shadow over the pro-Russia rebellion.
Separatists storm regional buildings in Luhansk (LIVE BLOG)
Meanwhile, the EU imposed sanctions on political and military leaders in connection to the Ukraine crisis. The EU's sanctions come on the heels of more US sanctions.
This Russian coin will commemorate 'Crimea's reunification'
It's got a picture of Putin on it, of course.
Siberian husky hotwires car and crashes it into a Mercedes. In Siberia.
Puppies are the WORST drivers.
What’s Moscow’s game plan for eastern Ukraine?
Crimea was one story, but the unruly east is another.
Russian court convicts anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny of libel over a tweet
Russian internet providers blocked access to his blog last month at the order of federal prosecutors.
Pope Francis asks everyone to remember what Easter is really about
Hint: it's not about a shootout in Ukraine and clashes in Israel.
Drunk Russian teen drives into Easter procession, kills 2
Witnesses said the car was out of control and flew straight at the column of people.
So much for an Easter truce in east Ukraine
Russia said it was 'outraged' at the return of violence.
Ukraine is pulling back from the abyss, for now
There are some signs of progress in Geneva, but will it last?
Whistleblower Edward Snowden makes a surprise appearance on Putin's TV call-in
Russian President Vladimir Putin talked about mass surveillance, Western sanctions and European energy needs in his address.
#TBT: Watch the Soviet Union's amazing 1969 adaptation of Winnie the Pooh
"Vinny Pukh" is the star of today's global throwback.
Loathing and lawlessness in occupied eastern Ukraine
Ukrainian forces are proving unable to reassert control over pro-Russia activists with serious grievances.
These 50 lions may starve to death because of the crisis in Ukraine
The safari park in Crimea has had its bank account blocked since the Russian annexation.
How the world gets drunk, in 4 surprising charts
Sorry Russians. When it comes to bingeing, you’ve got nothing on Vietnam’s women.
Kyiv readies troops to deal with Russia's 'aggression'
Fears of a 'gas war' are growing.
Pro-Russian gunmen seize more buildings in east Ukraine
Moscow has massed tens of thousands of troops on Ukraine's eastern border.
Ukraine’s revolution isn’t over yet
Kicking out President Viktor Yanukovych may have been the easy part.
Europe's far right is rootin' for Putin
The Russian leader has found allies among the continent’s radical nationalists.
Separatist passions reignite in Ukraine’s east
Pro-Russian activists declare a ‘people’s republic.’
Kyiv promises 'anti-terrorist measures' against pro-Russian protesters who take up arms
Pro-Moscow protesters in eastern Ukraine seized arms in Luhansk and declared a separatist republic in Donetsk, moves Kyiv described as orchestrated by Russia.
Pro-Russians seize state buildings in eastern Ukraine
Activists chanting "Russia!" broke through police lines Sunday.
Here's why the US and Russia would be MAD to go to war
A look at the nuclear warheads that guarantee our 'mutually assured destruction.'
Russia just hiked up Ukraine's gas prices for the 2nd time in a week
Ukraine says the price increase is political.