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"Crimea's regional legislature on Tuesday adopted a 'declaration of independence of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea,' " The Associated Press reports .
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When the new Ukrainian prime minister visits the White House this week, President Obama should offer continued support - but also ask pointedly why several far-right ultra-nationalists have such prominent roles in Ukraine's new government.
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during the unveiling ceremony of Pushkin statue at Lotte Hotel Seoul on November 13, 2013 in Seoul, South Korea.
An American astronaut and two Russians who carried a Sochi Olympic torch into open space will have to stay in orbit one day longer than planned because of bad weather on the steppes of Kazakhstan, officials said on Monday.
International powers are to meet in London tomorrow to work on drawing up a list of Russian figures who could face asset freezes and travel bans if Moscow fails to de-escalate the current crisis over Ukraine, Prime Minister David Cameron has told MPs.
Things are moving far too fast in Kiev, Moscow and Crimea to write about events there.
The situation is being manipulated to give the impression Russia is protecting Jews by taking over contested peninsula, says Dolinsky; Feldman: Crimean Jews are divided over secession.
A woman holds a sign reading, "Yesterday Stalin, Today Putin" at a protest in Istanbul against Russian actions in Crimea.
Sunday morning on This Week , House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., warned about Russian President Vladimir Putin's aggression.
Ukrainian lawmaker and chairman of the Ukrainian party Udar , former WBC heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko, right, speaks with locals in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday.
People waving Russian flags cheer following the confirmation by the Sevastopol regional council to support the vote for Crimea to secede from Ukraine and join Russia passed by the Crimean Parliament earlier in the day in Sevastopol, Ukraine on March 6, 2014 March 16 is C Day.
Business groups are pushing to ensure that any economic sanctions the United States imposes on Russia are echoed by as much of the rest of the world as possible, warning Congress and the Obama administration that unilateral U.S. action would put tens of billions of dollars of U.S. investment and trade at risk of retaliation.
In this Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 file photo, Egypt's military chief Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi smiles as he speaks to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during their talks along with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Moscow, Russia.
Members of pro-Russian forces and Ukraine's military have engaged in several tense standoffs in the largely autonomous region of Crimea, but they have also avoided violence in what's widely seen as a dangerous and uncertain situation.
Did you know that the headquarters of Russia's warm water fleet in the Black Sea is located at Sevastopel in the Ukraine.