(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). People light cantles and place flowers at a memorial for the people killed in clashes with the police at Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
President Vladimir Putin has reportedly ordered an immediate test of combat readiness of troops in central and western Russia.More >> President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered massive exercises involving most military units in western Russia amid tensions in Ukraine.More >>
An American ship entered the Black Sea on Friday for training exercises with Romanian and Bulgarian forces.More >> An American ship entered the Black Sea on Friday for training exercises with Romanian and Bulgarian forces.More >> Pro-Russian forces broke through a Crimean base gate but Ukrainian forces did not surrender.More >> Pro-Russian forces broke through a Crimean base gate but Ukrainian forces did not surrender.More >> Ukrainians remember fallen protesters in Kiev as the crisis in their country continues.More >> Ukrainians remember fallen protesters in Kiev as the crisis in their country continues.
Crimea would be welcome as an equal part of Russia if the region votes to leave Ukraine in an upcoming referendum, the speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament said Friday.More >> Russia was swept up in patriotic fervor Friday in anticipation of bringing Crimea back into its territory, with tens of thousands of people thronging Red Square chanting "Crimea is Russia!" as a parliamentary leader...More >> President Barack Obama is going back to school.More >> The crisis in Crimea won't keep President Barack Obama from forging ahead with a weekend getaway with his wife and daughters in the Florida Keys.More >>