| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Vladimir Putin is a lucky man. And he's got three more years of luck to come.
He takes Crimea, and President Barack Obama says it's not in Russia's interest, not even strategically clever. Indeed, it's a sign of weakness.
Really? Crimea belonged to...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:32 AM
MOSCOW -- Ukraine is on the verge of civil war, warned ousted President Viktor Yanukovich, who reemerged in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-the-Don to make a statement more than a week after his first news conference in Russia.
His statement came...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:23 PM
MOSCOW — Ukraine's Crimea region would become an independent country if voters approve secession in a hastily organized referendum Sunday, the Russian-controlled regional parliament declared Tuesday in a shift away from plans for immediate...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:14 PM
One man's glitch is another man's gold.
Immediately after the producers of the opening ceremony at the Sochi Games suffered their famous malfunction -- four electric snowflakes blossoming into Olympic rings while a fifth remained closed -- a Russian...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Olympic bobsled champion Alexander Zubkov has been hospitalized after confronting attackers who entered the courtyard of his Moscow home and began smashing the Mercedes-Benz he received for winning two gold medals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.
| May 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Ukraine’s wealthiest industrialists appear to have entered the fight against separatists endangering their export-dependent businesses, chasing militants out of the steel-producing port of Mariupol and challenging the gunmen occupying other...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:04 AM
A Ukrainian official on Thursday accused Russian forces of shooting down one of his nation’s warplanes the day before near their shared border, raising tensions between the two nations as Ukrainian troops continued their campaign against pro-...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Twenty-eight out of 36 — no, that was not my batting average this past softball season. Rather, these are numbers that everyone in America should be concerned about.
As we lurch inexorably toward the 2016 Presidential election, we are waiting...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Moscow banned imports of most food from the West on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over Ukraine, a stronger than expected measure that isolates Russian consumers from world trade to a degree unseen since Soviet days.
In eastern Ukraine, a...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his government to prepare retaliatory measures against the latest round of sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union to coerce Russia to change its policies in Ukraine.
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:22 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Tired of hearing reports about alleged corruption and budget overruns, some Russian citizens have given the 2014 Sochi Olympics a nickname.
The Games, which begin Friday, rank as the most expensive in Olympic...