World Nov 26

Lawmakers wait for a parliament session to review a proposal by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to introduce martial law for 60 days after Russia seized Ukrainian naval ships off the coast of Russia-annexed Crimea, in Kiev, Ukraine. Photo by Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters
Ukraine demands Russia release vessels as tensions build

Ukraine's president demanded Monday that Russia immediately release Ukrainian sailors and vessels seized in a standoff around Crimea that sharply escalated tensions between the two countries and drew international concern.

World Oct 18

Investigators gather outside the damaged building of a college following a recent attack in the city of Kerch, Crimea. Photo by Pavel Rebrov/Reuters
Manhunt in Crimea for possible accomplice in school attack

Russian authorities in Crimea were searching Thursday for a possible accomplice of the student whose shooting-and-bomb attack on his vocational school killed 20 people and wounded more than 50 others, a top official said.

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