Monday's submarine stunt in Crimea has been widely interpreted as a bid by Putin to flex his political as well as actual muscles in the wake of Russia's annexation of the southern peninsula last year.
This is likely to prove counter-productive—vindictive enough to anger Alexei Navalny, but not enough to silence him.
Since the Tatars returned to Crimea during the fall of the Soviet Union, they've lived relatively peaceful lives under Ukrainian rule, but since Russia annexed Crimea, the community has worried that history may repeat itself.
Chaos reigns in eastern Ukraine as the Kiev-backed anti-terror operation closes in on MH17 crash site.
Fighting continues to rage in the area of the MH17 flight crash, with reports of human rights violations.
Forces have reached the border of the town of Horlivka and amassed there in the area north of Donetsk.
A HRW report confirmed at least 16 civilians were killed in a series of attacks launched from Ukrainian held territory.
Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation on Thursday, while explosions echoed through the eastern city of Luhansk.
In the aftermath of the referendum in which 97 percent of the Crimean population supposedly voted to join the Russian Federation, VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky returns to the Ukrainian naval headquarters in Sevastopol after self-defense...
The day after Crimea's controversial referendum—in which 97 percent of the peninsula's population supposedly voted to join the Russian Federation—Ukraine's newly formed National Guard began training in anticipation of further Russian aggression.
After Crimea’s controversial referendum, Ukraine’s newly-formed National Guard began training in anticipation of further Russian aggression.