Tuesday, December 16
The ruble plunged more than 10 percent for the second day on Tuesday and recorded its worst fall since the Russian financial crisis in 1998 as confidence in the central bank evaporated after an ineffectual overnight rate hike.
Thursday, September 04
NATO's top official accused Moscow outright on Thursday of attacking Ukraine as allied leaders gathered for a summit to buttress support for Kiev and bolster defenses against a Russia they now see as hostile for the first time since the Cold War.
Wednesday, September 03
Russia stepped up its criticism of the U.S. over Ukraine as President Barack Obama heads to eastern Europe to reassure NATO members of their security.
Friday, August 29
Kiev Orders Draft Reinstated as Obama Rules Out U.S. Military Response; Putin Remains Defiant
Thursday, August 28
Determined to preserve the pro-Russian revolt in eastern Ukraine, Russia reinforced what Western and Ukrainian officials described as a stealth invasion on Wednesday, sending armored troops across the border as it expanded the conflict to a new section of Ukrainian territory.
Tuesday, August 26
Ukraine's Security Service said Tuesday that 10 Russian soldiers had been detained in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, amid simmering tensions over the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels.
Friday, August 22
A senior official in Kiev has accused Russia of invading Ukraine after Russian humanitarian aid lorries crossed the border without permission.
Friday, August 22
Authorities in the Russian capital reportedly detain four people after a Soviet star on one of the city’s Seven Sisters high-rises was painted blue and yellow.
Tuesday, August 19
Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of killing dozens of civilians by firing on a refugee convoy, the latest example of residents caught in the line of fire of a four-month-old war that has caused more than 2,000 deaths.
Wednesday, August 13
Kiev says it will turn back shipment which Moscow describes as humanitarian but which west says could be prelude to invasion