Saturday, March 25, 2017

Sechin Buying Up Shares Of Rosneft

The head of Russia's largest oil company, Rosneft, says he and other top officials are purchasing shares of the company after share prices fell. Igor...

In Kyiv, Anguish And Uncertainty Over Maidan’s Missing

KYIV -- Faina Taran believes she glimpsed her son Ivan for the last time on TV. Like much of Ukraine, Faina, 66, was glued to...

Tensions Rise In Crimea After Russian Annexation

Tensions are escalating in Crimea, one day after Russia annexed the Ukrainian region. Crimean "self-defense" forces and pro-Russian activists on March 19 broke into the...

RFE/RL Reporter In Crimea Abducted, Warned

An RFE/RL correspondent says he was briefly kidnapped by unknown assailants in Crimea this week and later abandoned in a field. Levko Stek said on...

One Dead After Israel Bombs Syrian Posts

Syria says one person was killed and seven wounded after Israel attacked several of its military sites in retaliation for a roadside bombing that...

Putin OKs Draft Treaty To Make Crimea Part Of Russia

The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has approved a draft treaty to make Crimea part of Russia. The move comes shortly after Putin formally informed...

U.S., NATO Allies Condemn Russian ‘Land Grab’ In Ukraine

The United States and European Union have condemned Russia’s formal annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea as illegal and vowed they will not recognize it. Ukrainian Prime...

European Parliament Committee Backs Magnitsky Sanctions

BRUSSELS -- The European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee has proposed that 32 Russian officials be sanctioned by the EU due to their involvement in the death...

Suspected Balkan Drug Lord Arrested

BELGRADE -- Serbian authorities say a suspected international drug smuggler has been arrested in a joint operation by Serbian and Montenegrin police. Darko Saric, 43,...

Vladimir Putin Told Us Exactly How He Would Annex Crimea Two Weeks Ago

Two weeks ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke to the press in his first public remarks since Russian troops had taken positions in Crimea. In...