On Sunday near Crimea, Russian border guards rammed into and opened fire on three Ukrainian navy vessels traveling from the Black Sea toward a Ukrainian port. The Russians seized the ships and their crews.
A maritime confrontation between Ukraine and Russia has launched an unpredictable phase in their conflict. After a Russian ship rammed a Ukrainian tugboat and fired upon its sailors, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the actions “a dangerous escalation,” and…
By Associated Press
President Petro Poroshenko asked lawmakers earlier to back his motion to impose martial law in the wake of Sunday's incident near Russia-occupied Crimea when Russian border guards opened fire on three Ukrainian navy vessels before seizing the ships and their…
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
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.
By Associated Press
A judge has rejected a bid by former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos to delay his two-week prison term and says Papadopoulos must surrender Monday as scheduled.
From Pizzagate to George Soros conspiracies, “fake news” has become a noxious presence in public discourse, especially since the 2016 presidential election. A recent New York Times video series explores the long history of Russian disinformation and its origins in…
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
Placement on the list prohibits American entities or citizens from dealing with the companies and blocks any of the companies' U.S. assets. In Moscow, officials dismissed the sanctions as illegal.
By Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press
Russian prosecutors announced new criminal charges against U.S.-born Kremlin foe Bill Browder on Monday, days before a Russian police officer could become president of Interpol in a move that some Moscow critics fear might politicize the law enforcement agency.
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump said he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but not yet submitted the answers. He assured reporters that he worked on them himself. Also, Republican Brian Kemp effectively claimed Georgia’s…
A New York Times investigative report published this week details how Facebook reacted to the discovery of massive disinformation campaigns run by Russian operatives. Sheera Frenkel, who helped write the story, joins William Brangham to explain what the social network’s…
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