Russia claims Ukraine tried to kill Vladimir Putin in drone attack
Russia is accusing Ukraine of trying to kill President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin drone attack.
Putin to station tactical nukes in Belarus as West supports Ukraine
Putin said he was responding to Britain’s decision this past week to provide Ukraine with armor-piercing rounds containing depleted uranium. Russia falsely claimed these rounds have nuclear components.
Facing arrest warrant for war crimes, Vladimir Putin visits Crimea
Vladimir Putin's visit to Crimea Saturday marked the anniversary of the peninsula's annexation from Ukraine, a move that most of the world denounced as illegal in 2014.
Russia's defense chief makes unfounded claims of 'dirty bomb' provocation in Ukraine
A "dirty bomb" is a device that uses explosives to scatter nuclear waste.
Putin calls Crimea bridge attack 'a terrorist act' carried out by Ukraine
Russia has suffered a series of setbacks nearly eight months after invading Ukraine in a campaign many thought would be short-lived.
Pope Francis implores Putin to 'stop this spiral of violence and death' in Ukraine
Pope Francis uttered his strongest plea yet about the seven-month-old war in Ukraine, which he denounced as an “error and a horror.”
Americans urged to leave Russia ‘immediately,’ U.S. Embassy warns
The U.S. Embassy in Moscow has issued another security alert for Americans in Russia, warning them to depart “immediately while limited commercial travel options remain.”
Daughter of Russian known as 'Putin's brain' killed in car blast
The 29-year-old was the daughter of political theorist Alexander Dugin, a prominent proponent of the “Russian world” concept and a vehement supporter of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Finland wants to join NATO; Russians losing momentum, west says
“The brutal invasion (by) Russia is losing momentum. We know that with the bravery of the Ukrainian people and army, and with our help, Ukraine can win this war.”
Putin's alleged $700M superyacht seized in Italy
Zelenskyy pushes for harsher sanctions as the war in Ukraine persists
Intel: Putin may cite Ukraine war to meddle in US politics
Given Vladimir Putin’s antipathy toward the West and his repeated denunciations of Ukraine, officials believe he may see the U.S. backing of Ukraine’s resistance as a direct affront to him, giving him further incentive to target another U.S. election.
What's behind Russia-Ukraine tensions?
Ukrainian and Western officials are worried that a Russian military buildup near Ukraine could signal plans by Moscow to invade its ex-Soviet neighbor.