For his role in preventing an air strike in Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it is suspending exercises and other activities with the Russian military, in light of Moscow’s military involvement in Ukraine.
A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said Monday evening that the U.S. military has “put on hold” all military-to-military engagements, including bilateral …
As Russia’s Ukraine power play reaches boiling point in Crimea, there are clear signs a Russian invasion may be a disaster for its architect, President Vladimir Putin
In the Crimean village of Perevalnoye, Russian and Ukrainian officers negotiate an uneasy truce, knowing that a single bullet fired could start a war
(MOSCOW) — A Russian official is quoted as saying that Moscow has accepted the plea of fugitive Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych who had asked for protection.
Three Russia news agencies quoted an unnamed official saying that Yanukovych’s request for protection “was satisfied on the territory of Russia.”
Yanukovych, who fled …
Massive military exercises will involve troops in western Russia
Authorities cracked down on protestors as seven anti-Putin activists were jailed
(SOCHI, Russia) — Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said Saturday the Cossack who horsewhipped members of Pussy Riot has been “held accountable” for the attack.
The punk group spent five days in Sochi this week, filming footage for its new video criticizing President Vladimir Putin and the Sochi Olympics. A group of …
Turns out real live state oppression makes for a pretty rocking punk video
(KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia) — A Ukrainian skier has withdrawn from the Olympics to protest the deaths of anti-government protesters in her country.
“I don’t want to participate when in my country people die,” Bogdana …
Shocking images of whip-wielding Cossacks pummeling Pussy Riot members in Sochi
With the death toll from clashes in Kiev now at 25, Ukraine’s battered but resilient protest movement vents its fury at Russia—the Big Brother next door they believe is calling the shots
Protests within Olympic Park would be “wholly inappropriate”, says spokesman