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Russian biathletes Roman Petushkov, Aleksey Bychenok, Grigory Murygin and Ivan Goncharov, who took the four top spots in the men's 12.5 kilometers sitting event in Sochi.
A U.S. Navy SH-60R Seahawk helicopter takes off from the destroyer USS Pinckney in the Gulf of Thailand, to assist in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 9. Photo by U.S. Navy/Handout via Reuters Nikolai Brodskii, 43, of the Siberian city of Irkutsk, appears on the missing plane's passenger manifest.
The House will pick up Tuesday where it left off last week -- addressing its growing concerns surrounding Russia's apparent violation of Ukrainian sovereignty in Crimea.
A Russian traveling to Irkutsk was on board the plane lost over the South China Sea, the Russian Embassy in Malaysia has said.
Western officials are preparing to punish Russia and provide more support for Ukraine's new pro-Europe government as the crisis in Crimea escalates.
The United States and Poland began wargames on Tuesday as Washington makes a gesture of support for its eastern NATO allies after Russia's intervention in Ukraine, but bad weather delayed naval manoeuvres with Romania and Bulgaria.
"Crimea's regional legislature on Tuesday adopted a 'declaration of independence of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea,' " The Associated Press reports .
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.