Pro-Russian separatists have seized control of a police station in Eastern Ukraine, while demonstrators continue to occupy government buildings in the region.
The expatriated opposition politician's return to Ukraine has placed the fragile political stability under severe pressure. His conflict with President Poroshenko is escalating.
Ukraine has detained a prominent energy executive and a former MP on graft allegations. Strengthening anti-graft measures is a key demand of the IMF and Western governments.
From territorial integrity to democratic aspirations, Eurasian nations have highlighted a number of critical fault lines shaping global geopolitics. Lewis Sanders reports from the Munich Security Conference.
NATO General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg has supported the idea of seeking arms control talks between the military alliance and Russia. Germany's foreign minister has suggested allies test the diplomatic water.
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