Europe

Ukrainian filmmaker 'moved to Moscow' amid prisoner swap talks

Oleg Sentsov has been brought to prison in capital, reports say, hinting at imminent Ukraine-Russia prisoner exchange.

Ukrainian filmmaker 'moved to Moscow' amid prisoner swap talks

Europe

Zelenskyy's party set for unprecedented majority in Ukraine vote

Partial results show comic-turned-president's party is on course for absolute majority in Ukraine's parliament.

Zelenskyy's party set for unprecedented majority in Ukraine vote

Ukraine

Ukraine's Mariupol stuck between war and Russian blockade

Mariupol is Ukraine's principal port on the Sea of Azov and has great economic and strategic significance.

Ukraine's Mariupol stuck between war and Russian blockade

Special series

Peace and War: The View from Russia

A look at the motivations behind Russia's foreign policy explained by the people who help shape the Kremlin's ideology.

Russia

Russia marks five years since Crimea annexation

The West condemned the takeover of Crimea, a defiant Russia has built power plants and a new bridge to the peninsula.

Opinion

Annexation of Crimea: A masterclass in political manipulation

Ukraine's revolution had the potential to dig Putin's political grave, but he managed to turn the situation on its head.

Leonid Ragozin

by Leonid Ragozin

Leonid Ragozin

Ukraine

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