Nigeria Super Eagles to play Int'l friendly with Ukraine on today
Nigeria Super Eagles to play Int'l friendly with Ukraine on Tuesday
Landmark Russia, Ukraine prisoner swap
After lengthy negotiations, Russia and Ukraine carried out a major prisoner exchange. While Ukraine saw prominent film-maker Oleg Sentsov and others freed, Russia benefited most from the swap.
Olympic legends deny taking bribes for Rio de Janeiro bid
Ukraine's Sergey Bubk and Russia's Alexander Popov have said allegations against them relating to Rio's successful 2016 bid are false. Popov said he did not even vote for the Brazilian city, which beat Madrid.
Vladimir Putin stirs Russia-Ukraine tensions with passport offer
Just as Ukraine is set for a new leader, Russia has offered passports to millions of Ukrainians. Experts say Moscow wants to cement power over occupied areas and stop population decline — but the move is a powder keg.
Crisis-hit Ukraine desperate for savior in presidential election
Amid corruption woes and conflict, voters in Ukraine are set to choose their next president. A TV comedian is currently leading the polls, but his victory is not a given.
G20 summit opens as leaders give Saudi prince mixed reception
World leaders have opened talks at the G20 summit in Argentina. A weekend of meetings is expected to be overshadowed by the contentious presence of the Saudi crown prince and tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
Clearing the landmines of eastern Ukraine
In four years of a simmering conflict in eastern Ukraine, some 2,000 people have been killed by landmines. Countless mines were laid in the chaotic early stages of the fighting.
Merkel, Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met outside Berlin on Saturday for talks ranging from the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, to Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn U.S. ire.