Crimea annexation

Russia ‘could face sanctions’ over Syrian war

Rex Tillerson will also meet officials from allied Middle Eastern countries before heading to Moscow, reports with reference to the BBC. The UK has suggested threatening tightly-focused sanctions on Russian and Syrian military officers. The moves follow the latest apparent use of

Lithuania fears Russian propaganda is prelude to eventual invasion

Russia is trying to create a false history that denies the Baltic states’ right to exist, with alarming parallels to its justifications for the annexation of Crimea in March 2014, top Lithuanian officials have said, reports with reference to The

Eurovision 2017: Russia strikes provocative note for song contest in Ukraine

Russia has announced its musical entry for the Eurovision song contest, ending speculation that it might boycott the competition, which this year is being held in Ukraine, reports with reference to The Guardian. State TV announced on Sunday that Yuliya Samoylova, who

Russia accused Ukraine of seeking to litigate Crimea annexation

The accusation came on the second day of hearings at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, where Ukraine has charged that Russia is financing separatist groups who carry out "terrorist" attacks in eastern Ukraine and that Russia is discriminating