A renowned Ukrainian extreme sportsman said he scaled a landmark Moscow skyscraper and painted a star at the top of the building in the blue-and-yellow colours of the Ukrainian national flag in a burst of patriotic feeling.
Russia on Friday defended its decision to send a humanitarian aid convoy into Ukraine without official permission, saying there was sometimes "no chain of command" in Kiev and that Moscow was fed up playing games with the Ukrainian authorities.
The European Union (EU) Friday deplored as illegal Russia`s decision to send humanitarian consignment into Ukrainian territory without escort of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) or consent of the Ukrainian government.
United Nations: The United Nations Security Council is to hold emergency consultations on Thursday after Russia sent an aid convoy rolling into eastern Ukraine, where pro-Moscow rebels are fighting Kiev`s forces.
Two Indian artists will feature at the sixth edition of Tatarstan`s Krutushka ethnic festival that began in the village of the same name and will showcase the culture of different parts of Russia and the world.
Russia ordered a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine on Friday apparently without Kiev`s permission, raising the danger of direct confrontation with the Ukrainian military which is fighting pro-Russian rebels.
Bloody German atrocities against Belgian civilians at the outset of World War I still haunt gentle towns such as Dinant and Louvain whose sacrifice sparked global outrage and a drive to curb war crimes.
A day after Ukraine agreed to ensure safe passage for the humanitarian aid convoy in areas controlled by government forces, a senior diplomat Wednesday said the Russian convoy for Ukraine`s eastern regions is ready to resume its travel.