In the Crimean village of Perevalnoye, Russian and Ukrainian officers negotiate an uneasy truce, knowing that a single bullet fired could start a war
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(ROME) — Top Italian culture officials are calling for swift action to save Pompeii, the ancient Roman city encased in volcanic ash, from further ruin after heavy rains reportedly caused part of a wall to collapse.
Giancarlo Galan, the head of a parliamentary culture commission, on Sunday lamented the latest collapse at the …
(MOSCOW) — Thousands are marching in a pro-invasion rally in downtown Moscow one day after Russia’s parliament gave President Vladimir Putin a green light to use military force in Ukraine.
At least 10,000 people bearing Russian flags marched freely through Moscow on Sunday, while dozens of people demonstrating on Red Square against …
“We are on the brink of disaster,” says Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk
(VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis is urging world leaders to promote dialogue as a way of resolving the crisis in Ukraine.
Speaking to thousands of people in St. Peter’s Square during his traditional Sunday midday appearance, he said: “I am making a heartfelt appeal to the international community: support every initiative for dialogue …
Pro-Russian citizens genuinely fear the new Ukrainian government is fascistic and will persecute them
Accuses Russia of violating Ukrainian sovereignty and breaching international law
Seeks approval from Russian parliament to build up military presence
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) — The pro-Russian leader of Ukraine’s Crimea region claimed control of the military and police there Saturday and appealed to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin for help in keeping peace, sharpening the discord between the two Slavic neighbor countries.
It was the latest escalation following the ouster of …
The leader of Russia’s favored nationalist biker gang lands in Crimea amid rumors of a Russian takeover of this autonomous Ukrainian republic
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(VATICAN CITY) — The Vatican says Pope Francis is ill and has canceled a visit to Rome’s main seminary.
The 77-year-old Francis, who lost part of a lung to an infection in his youth, was due to speak with seminarians Friday evening. But 30 minutes before he was due to arrive, the Vatican press office said he had come down with a bug …