Russians are celebrating Crimea's return. The West is bent on punishing Moscow. And Ukrainians are feeling more besieged than ever.
Vladimir Putin says he doesn’t "need" eastern Ukraine, but it just might make sense for him to take it anyway.
Why ensuring nuclear material doesn't end up in terrorists' hands should still be at the very top of President Obama's agenda.
Meet Moscow's favorite bogeyman -- the accused Nazi collaborator who led the fight for Ukrainian independence.
More sanctions are coming, and more pain will be imposed on Moscow. But does the West have the stomach for the battle?
Meet Dmytro Firtash, the shady billionaire at the heart of Russia’s energy stranglehold over Kiev.
Meet the Putin cronies and Ukrainian collaborators at the top of the Obama administration’s sanctions target list.
France convicts a Rwandan of genocide -- and grapples with its own role in the horrific events of 1994.
Twenty years ago, the United States and Europe failed the people of Bosnia. Here's how they can do better this time in Ukraine.
In squabbling over aid to Ukraine, the GOP is only making America more feckless and impotent.
Nowadays, it seems, everyone's a fascist. Here's a handy guide to identifying the real thing.
Students clash with security forces in Venezuela; armed men stand guard in Crimea; and London's Royal Opera House hosts a 400-person yoga class.
Director Wes Anderson is waging a twee war on imperialism and the dictatorship of the bourgeoisie.
As Putin's army masses in the East, Europe starts to rethink its opposition to fracking.
How space went from a superpowers-only club to a DIY playground.
Western publics have little appetite for getting tough on Putin for Moscow's Crimean invasion.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is accelerating Europe's search for alternatives to Moscow's energy.
Terrorism theory in Malaysia Airlines crash disintegrates; Rock bottom: the relationship between the CIA and the Senate; Sinclair may now get a plea deal; and a bit more.
Some of the most advanced countries in the world are increasingly rejecting climate change. But where did they get this idea? America, it seems.
In 1994, Ukraine and Russia made a deal: Nukes for sovereignty. Moscow took Kiev’s 1,900 nuclear weapons. Now, 20 years later, it wants to take its sovereignty.
Britain has been irrelevant in Ukraine's crisis. If it leaves the EU, it will only become more insignificant.
I invaded Ukraine, and it ended in stalemate. Maybe someone should tell Putin.
The Obama administration hoped global markets would punish Russia. It's not happening.
Markets are spiking because of fears Putin will use energy as a weapon. Here's why he won't.