War & Conflict

NATO seeks to bolster Ukraine defences amid 'Russian aggression'

Moscow still arms, trains and fights alongside anti-government forces in Ukraine, said NATO commander Scaparrotti.

NATO seeks to bolster Ukraine defences amid 'Russian aggression'

Vladimir Putin

Trust in Russia's Putin falls to all-time low: poll

Ongoing conflicts in Ukraine and Syria have led to a dramatic drop in the popularity of the Russian president.

Poll shows Russia's trust in Vladimir Putin falls to all-time low

Crimea

Sailors killed after two vessels catch fire off Crimea

At least 14 crew members dead and five missing in the Black Sea after fire engulfs vessels.

Sailors killed after two vessels catch fire off Crimea

Europe

Russia's new border wall barrier seals off Crimea

A new ceasefire in eastern Ukraine between Russian-backed separatists and government forces begins on Saturday.

Russia

Russia fences up Crimea's border with Ukraine proper

Crimea's de facto authorities say the fence aims to protect the peninsula's population from Kiev's 'crazy antics'.

Russia builds border fence between Crimea and Ukraine proper

Special series

Crimea: Russia's Dark Secret

A harrowing look at killings and kidnappings undertaken by Russia to scare off Crimea's Muslim Tatars.

Europe

Ukraine warns of potential Russian aggression

President Poroshenko's warning comes following a clash between Ukrainian and Russian forces in the Sea of Azov.

Ukraine

Ukraine's first-ever martial law comes into effect

Russia condemns the implementation, saying martial law will escalate the conflict that has killed about 10,000 people.

Crimea

Russia warns of escalation over Ukraine martial law

The warning comes after a court in Crimea said five captured Ukrainian sailor will be held in jail for two months.

Russia warns of escalation in Crimea over martial law in Ukraine

Ukraine

Ukraine imposes martial law as tensions with Russia flare

Move by Ukrainian parliament comes as Kiev and Moscow trade blame over naval confrontation off the coast of Crimea.

Crimea

Ukraine to roll out martial law amid Russia tensions

President Poroshenko's proposal for 30 day imposition of martial law approved by Ukrainian parliament.

Ukraine imposes martial law after Russia seizes ships near Crimea

Ukraine

Crimea tensions flare after Russia seizes Ukrainian navy ships

Ukrainian legislators set to consider presidential request for the introduction of martial law in the country.

Crimea tensions flare after Russia seizes Ukrainian navy ships

Crimea

Russia seizes Ukrainian ships near annexed Crimea

Russian ship opens fire on Ukrainian vessels near the Kerch Strait, wounding sailors, as UN Security Council to convene.

Russia seizes Ukrainian ships near annexed Crimea

The Listening Post

Russia's big patriotic screen: Making films for the motherland

Russia's cinematic efforts to produce patriotic films and documentaries.

UpFront

Ukraine vice PM: 'Crimea will one day come back home'

Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze discusses Ukraine's defensive war with Russia and the state's support of neo-Nazi groups.

Ukraine vice PM: 'Crimea will one day come back home'