Behind enemy lines, the motley Tatar self-defense units of Crimea anxiously patrol a homeland they fear will be ripped from them once again.
While Washington was bashing Russia at the U.N. for violating international law, it was facing similar criticisms of its own legal record.
Twenty years ago, the United States and Europe failed the people of Bosnia. Here's how they can do better this time in Ukraine.
There's increasing evidence that Vladimir Putin is dangerously drunk on power -- and reckless.
Nowadays, it seems, everyone's a fascist. Here's a handy guide to identifying the real thing.
As Putin's army masses in the East, Europe starts to rethink its opposition to fracking.
Making Russia an enemy in the fight against criminal finance could be costly.
Forget Crimea. Kiev needs to hold a referendum on secession in all its southeastern provinces.
How Beijing stands to gain from Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Western publics have little appetite for getting tough on Putin for Moscow's Crimean invasion.
Ex-prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky visited Kiev this week. But are Ukrainians ready to trust a prominent Russian -- even if he is Putin's foe?
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is accelerating Europe's search for alternatives to Moscow's energy.
The last stand of Crimea’s pro-Ukraine movement.
Putin's Ukrainian gambit has transformed the geopolitical chessboard in Eastern Europe. Here's how NATO should respond.
Why Russians have good reason to suspect the West's motives in Ukraine.
Every time the administration opens its mouth, it's only making things worse in Ukraine.
Back in the days of the Arab Spring, optimists predicted a bright future for democratic upheavals around the world. But the reality in places like Ukraine, Venezuela, Turkey, and Thailand is far messier.
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.
Nearly a thousand scholars weigh in on Ukraine vs. Russia, trusting Syria, and how the Pentagon manages its money.
How the American shale gas boom can weaken Russia's hand in Ukraine.
How two small, post-Soviet states could wind up the real winners in the Ukraine crisis.
Vladimir Putin didn't invade Ukraine because he could. He did it because he had to.
The nationalist militias of Kiev are ready for a fight with Russia.
I invaded Ukraine, and it ended in stalemate. Maybe someone should tell Putin.