Russia 'practically' at war with Europe: Lithuanian president

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Saturday warned Russia was practically at war with Europe and urged tougher sanctions against Moscow.

Terrorists unravel mystery behind Kalaroos caves?

Kalaroos caves located in the Kupwara district of Kashmir are surrounded by some serious myths. The biggest, most intriguing myths about one of its seven caves is providing a secret passage to Russia. But do these caves lead to Pakistan as well?

EU imposes new sanctions in 'a strong warning' to Russia

After months of hesitation, the EU on Saturday agreed to impose economic sanctions against Russia, hoping this "strong warning" would make it change course in Ukraine as fighting intensified around cities held by pro-Russian rebels.

EU imposes new sanctions in 'a strong warning' to Russia
EU imposes new sanctions in 'a strong warning' to Russia

After months of hesitation, the EU on Saturday agreed to impose economic sanctions against Russia, hoping this "strong warning" would make it change course in Ukraine as fighting intensified around cities held by pro-Russian rebels.

Activist probing Russian soldier deaths in Ukraine attacked

A prominent Russian politician who attended the secret funerals of soldiers apparently killed in Ukraine was attacked and hospitalised with a head injury, his party said on Saturday.

Ukraine says fighter jet shot down by Russian missile

Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.

There is no competition to American leadership from China and Russia: Obama

US President Barack Obama has said American leadership was never more necessary in the world than now and there is no competition to it from countries like China and Russia.

Best not to mess with nuclear Russia: Vladimir Putin
Best not to mess with nuclear Russia: Vladimir Putin

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia's armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a pro-Kremlin youth camp that foreign states should understand: "It's best not to mess with us."

Russia intensifies efforts inside Ukraine: Pentagon
Russia intensifies efforts inside Ukraine: Pentagon

Russia continues to build up along its border with Ukraine and has moved sophisticated weapons systems into the country, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday.

UN human rights report on Ukraine distorts facts: Russia

The latest report of office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights distorts the situation on the Russia-Ukraine border, Russia`s foreign ministry said Friday.

Separatists force captured Ukrainian prisoners to shovel dirt

Watched over by separatist rebels with automatic weapons, a group of captured Ukrainian soldiers toiled with shovels and brooms on Friday to clear up dirt and rubble from the ruins of an eastern town.

'International community unwilling to tolerate Russian behaviour in Ukraine'

The United States today accused Russia of moving across the border and targeting the Ukrainian military positions.

'International community unwilling to tolerate Russian behaviour in Ukraine'
'International community unwilling to tolerate Russian behaviour in Ukraine'

The United States today accused Russia of moving across the border and targeting the Ukrainian military positions.

NATO chief urges Russia to halt 'illegal military actions'
NATO chief urges Russia to halt 'illegal military actions'

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen called on Friday on Russia to halt its "illegal" military actions in Ukraine, after the West accused Moscow of direct involvement in the conflict.

NATO chief urges Russia to halt 'illegal military actions' in Ukraine

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen called Friday on Russia to halt its "illegal" military actions in Ukraine, after the West accused Moscow of direct involvement in the conflict.

Ukraine wants to seek NATO membership: PM
Ukraine wants to seek NATO membership: PM

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on Friday that his government is mulling to join NATO and is submitting a relevant bill to Parliament to end it's official 'non-bloc' policy, AFP reported.

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers
Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Russia's President Vladimir Putin today called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.

NATO holds emergency meeting over Ukraine crisis
NATO holds emergency meeting over Ukraine crisis

Ambassadors of the 28 NATO members Friday met in an emergency meeting in Brussels to discuss the crisis in eastern Ukraine, as the West stepped up its accusations of direct Russian involvement in the conflict.

EU to discuss further sanctions against Russia: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced Thursday that the European Union will discuss further sanctions against Russia on its special summit in Brussels Saturday.

Russia has violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile: US

The United States has found that Russia violated a 1987 arms control treaty by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, a senior US official has said, calling the matter "very serious."