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Sep 2, 2014 1:31AM ET
Sergei Lavrov, Russia's foreign minister, urged a ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian soldiers. However, tensions in the area have only increased.
Sep 1, 2014 8:08AM ET
Ukrainian officials accuse Russia of ratcheting up tensions is eastern Ukraine.
Aug 30, 2014 10:42AM ET
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko says his country is "a subject of foreign military aggression and terror."
Aug 29, 2014 4:09PM ET
President Obama affirmed that there would be no American boots on the ground in response to Russia's recently amped up aggression against Ukraine. The markets may being doing the work for him.
Aug 29, 2014 7:58AM ET
A day after Russian troops reportedly aided rebel separatists in the capture of strategic Ukrainian towns, Russian President Vladimir Putin called on the rebels to release captured Ukrainian soldiers to avoid further bloodshed.
Aug 28, 2014 6:57AM ET
As Russia reportedly opens a new front in its battle against Ukraine, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that "an invasion of Russian forces has taken place."
Aug 27, 2014 9:05AM ET
Yesterday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro met in Minsk, Belarus, but there was not much progress on a peace plan or cease fire.
Aug 27, 2014 7:56AM ET
One day after meetings between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, more Russian troops reportedly streamed in eastern Ukraine to fight.
Aug 26, 2014 11:24AM ET
Though discussions are just beginning, Poroshenko has already described the "intensity of the dialogue" as "very high."
Aug 25, 2014 3:13PM ET
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has dissolved parliament and will hold elections October 26, the Associated Press has reported.
Aug 25, 2014 7:04AM ET
On Monday, Russia announced that it would be sending another batch of 'aid' trucks to resupply rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine with unknown goods. There were also reports of Russian tanks crossing into Ukraine.
Aug 24, 2014 1:11PM ET
On the Ukrainian Independence Day, pro-Russian rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers through the separatist stronghold.
Aug 23, 2014 10:28AM ET
Hundreds of trucks the Russians say carried aid to separatist towns in the Ukraine return, but nobody knows for certain what was in them.
Aug 22, 2014 1:26PM ET
A Pentagon spokesman said Russia's move to send in a 90-truck convoy was "a violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity."
Aug 22, 2014 7:07AM ET
A 90-truck aid convoy crossed the border into Ukraine from Russia on Friday without "clearance or participation of the International Red Cross" or Ukrainian agreement as previously negotiated.
Aug 20, 2014 4:09PM ET
According to a Ukrainian military spokesman, another Ukrainian fighter jet was shot down in action in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday.
Aug 20, 2014 3:44PM ET
The Monument of the Soviet Army in Sofia, Bulgaria has, once again, been vandalized. The monument depicts a number of USSR soldiers during the second World War.
Aug 20, 2014 8:59AM ET
A man known only by his war name of Franko traveled to Donbass and assumed Ukrainian citizenship. The Donbass unit on the Ukrainian side is an all volunteer unit.
Aug 20, 2014 7:41AM ET
Of course, they were arrested.
Aug 19, 2014 12:27PM ET
Knowledge of this meeting comes after several bodies were discovered in Eastern Ukraine yesterday. They were of victims from a convoy attack.
Aug 19, 2014 6:49AM ET
Quite a humanitarian crisis is emerging as Ukrainian forces continue to make gains toward capturing the rebel strongholds of Donetsk and Luhansk.
Aug 15, 2014 2:44PM ET
Ukraine says Russian military vehicles crossed the border, Russia says they're on a humanitarian mission.
Aug 15, 2014 9:18AM ET
Ukraine's military said it had begun inspections of the 262-vehicle convoy that Russia says contains humanitarian aid. Ukraine had warned it wouldn't allow the trucks to cross its border.
Aug 11, 2014 3:29PM ET
The Kremlin has joined forces with the Red Cross and the European Union to deliver humanitarian aid to pro-Russian cities in eastern Ukraine, but NATO still has reservations about Russia's intentions.
Aug 9, 2014 8:57AM ET
A top pro-Russian rebel commander says the group's stronghold in Donetsk is surrounded by the Ukrainian military.
Aug 8, 2014 10:50AM ET
There have been about 16 Russian forays in the Alaskan and north Canadian area in the last 10 days.
Aug 8, 2014 10:05AM ET
The Ukrainian prime minister has said "We simply have no other choice," and is risking a $7 billion hit to their economy.
Aug 7, 2014 10:35AM ET
The sanctions are a retaliation to last week's increased sanctions by the United States and Europe, targeting banks, imports and the energy sector.
Aug 6, 2014 4:26PM ET
Russia President Vladimir Putin responds to Western sanctions with a call for import bans of his own.
Aug 6, 2014 9:38AM ET
Russia has readied around 20,000 troops on Ukraine's eastern border and may invade under a so-called humanitarian or peace-keeping mission as an excuse, NATO warned on Wednesday.