- NATO Sending More Troops, Planes, Ships To E. Europe
April 16 2014 2:45 PM
NATO underscored that the deployment is a contingency plan to defend members, not Ukraine, which is not a member.
- Russia Sanctions - Shared Pain For EU Nations
April 16 2014 12:08 PM
Worried about potential leaks, the EU informed each country only about the risks it would face, rather than sharing full details with all 28 member states.
- Russia May Go To WTO Over Sanctions
April 16 2014 10:59 AM
Russia is looking at the possibility of filing a lawsuit against the U.S. at the World Trade Organization over sanctions affecting Russian banks.
- Ukraine's Military Recaptures Airfield, While Putin Warns Of Civil War
April 16 2014 2:04 AM
The European Union has broadened its sanctions against Russia while the U.S. is “seriously considering" adding more sanctions.
- More Russia Sanctions Likely: US
April 15 2014 2:22 PM
Envoys from Russia, Ukraine, the European Union and the United States are scheduled to meet Thursday to discuss the Ukraine crisis.
- Ukraine 'Special Operation' Against Separatists Begins
April 15 2014 12:10 PM
Gunfire could be heard from the airfield at the town of Kramatorsk in eastern Ukraine; Ukrainian troops were seen disembarking from helicopters.
- EU Split Preventing New Russia Sanctions
April 15 2014 10:56 AM
European Union diplomats said there was little prospect of a special summit to discuss additional sanctions because positions are so far apart.
- Russia Says Ukraine On Brink Of Civil War
April 15 2014 9:44 AM
The most serious East-West crisis since the end of the Cold War shows no signs of de-escalating.
- Russia Deeply Involved In Eastern Ukraine, NATO Says
April 15 2014 9:32 AM
NATO called on Russia to "de-escalate the crisis ... pull back its troops from Ukraine's borders, to stop destabilizing the situation."
- Georgia - One Eye On West, One On East
April 15 2014 9:15 AM
Russia's intervention in Ukraine has Georgians worried about another Russia move - this time to the critical Caucuses land bridge.
- Ukraine Says It Has Begun 'Anti-Terrorist Operation'
April 15 2014 5:16 AM
Separatist groups that favor Russia have taken over Ukrainian government buildings in Donetsk, Lugansk, Kharkov and Slavyansk.
- Ukraine Losing Control Of East, Appeals To UN
April 14 2014 11:15 PM
The interim government has yet to follow through with promises to use military might to retake eastern Ukraine.
- The One Sanction Russia Would Feel Immediately
April 14 2014 6:57 PM
IBTimes talks to Duke professor Campbell Harvey about the financial "nuclear option" that would have severe costs - for both sides.
- Pentagon Protests Russian Aircraft Passes Over US Ship
April 14 2014 1:27 PM
A Russian fighter aircraft made repeated, low-altitude passes near a U.S. ship in the Black Sea during the weekend, U.S. officials said.
- Eastern Ukraine Separatist Unrest Spreads
April 14 2014 12:02 PM
Rebels in the eastern Ukraine town of Slaviansk Monday issued a bold call for Russian President Putin to help them.
- Fish Dildo: Bjørn Frilund, Norwegian Fisherman, Finds Orange Sex Toy In Cod's Stomach; Maybe A 'Frustrated Woman On A Cruise' Threw It Overboard?
April 14 2014 11:59 AM
Bjørn Frilund theorized that the fish ate the dildo because it bore similarities to its usual prey.
- US Slams Russia's Role In Ukraine In 'Fact Sheet'
April 14 2014 2:19 AM
The State Department refuted 10 claims made by Russia about the ongoing Ukraine crisis in a harshly worded statement.
- Ukraine Gives Separatists Deadline To Disarm [UPDATE]
April 13 2014 5:23 PM
As the Ukraine crisis continued, condemnations were made Sunday night at an urgent U.N. Security Council meeting.
- Crimea's Burger Brouhaha Gets Weirder
April 11 2014 2:50 PM
Burger King Russia's CEO said the U.S.-based fast-food chain would be coming to Crimea soon, but Burger King Worldwide disagreed.
- Russia Will Honor Natural Gas Deal With Europe, Putin Says
April 11 2014 11:04 AM
President Putin also said Russia has no plans to halt deliveries to Ukraine, but it might make Kiev pay up front.