Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 23:00
Russia has massed around 20,000 combat-ready troops on Ukraine`s border and could use the pretext of a humanitarian mission to invade, NATO said on Wednesday, its starkest warning yet that Moscow could soon mount a ground assault against its neighbour.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 22:23
At least two civilians were killed as fighting erupted Tuesday afternoon in a western suburb of the besieged main rebel bastion of Donetsk in war-torn east Ukraine, city authorities said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 20:33
Powerful explosions and shooting on Tuesday rocked a western suburb of the besieged main rebel bastion of Donetsk in war-torn east Ukraine, the city council said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 19:46
Russia on Tuesday threatened to block the website of the BBC`s Russian service because it reported an activist`s public appeal to get people to attend a rally mocking Moscow`s annexation of Crimea.
Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 13:45
Russia announced new military exercises involving bombers and fighter jets on Monday in a show of strength near the border with Ukraine.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 08:54
Photos taken by a Russian soldier have sparked controversy after it was revealed they may have been taken in Ukraine, despite Moscow`s denials that its troops have intervened in the conflict across the border.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 16:43
About 37,000 Ukrainian refugees live in temporary accommodation centres in Russia, Russian emergency situations ministry spokesman Alexander Drobyshevsky said Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 00:07
The economic sanctions imposed by the United States are a revenge on Russia, the country`s foreign ministry said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 07:44
US President Barack Obama has written to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over Moscow`s breach of a 1987 missile treaty, the White House said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 06:24
An airport in Russia`s northern capital of St. Petersburg was briefly evacuated Tuesday following a bomb threat. However, no suspicious object was found.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 02:39
The US Treasury announced punitive sanctions on three leading Russian banks including the giant VTB on Tuesday to press Moscow over its support for rebels in Ukraine.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:03
Ratcheting up tensions with Moscow, Washington on Tuesday urged Russia to destroy prohibited weapons after it accused Russian leaders of flouting a 1987 treaty banning medium-range cruise missiles.
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