Russia

Despite Pro-Russian Protests, Majority of Ukrainians Lean Toward Europe
April 14, 2014

Vladimir Putin should be given credit for strengthening Ukraine’s national identity—the very existence of which he has so persistently denied.

Photos: Blood and Prayer on the Streets of Ukraine
April 14, 2014

A discomfiting photo gallery

Kiev Told Pro-Russian Separatists to Disarm, or Else. But the "Or Else" Hasn't Come.
April 14, 2014

Everything you need to know about the Ukraine crisis today.

There's Violence on the Streets of Ukraine—and in Parliament
A news roundup for April 8
April 08, 2014

What's going to happen next? Here are four possible scenarios.

Protesters in Eastern Ukraine Are Chanting "New Russia," an Old Term That's Back in Vogue
April 07, 2014

Over the weekend, pro-Russian protesters rioted in the eastern Ukrainian cities of Donetsk, Luhansk, and Kharkov. They took over government buildings and arms caches, waving Russian flags and chanting things like "Novorossiya" ("New Russia").

The Mood in Moscow Has Gone From Nationalist to Chauvinist
April 04, 2014

In the wake of the Ukraine crisis a rampant chauvinism has been unleashed, while sanctions on Russia have created the kind of atmosphere dictators love.

Crimean Tatar Leader: Ukraine Needs to Go Nuclear Again
April 02, 2014

“We in Ukraine feel cheated, we feel that we were betrayed,” he said.

This Tiny Pacific Island Nation Just Gave Russia a Big Bruise
April 02, 2014

Tuvalu (pop. 10,782) has turned its back on big bad Vladimir Putin.

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