A top US diplomat has apologized after using an expletive to refer to the EU in a bugged phone call with the US ambassador to Kiev. The audio was uploaded to YouTube and Washington has accused Russia of releasing it.
A Russian man has been arrested in Ukraine for the murder 13 years ago of a US journalist working for Forbes magazine in Moscow. Three people charged with Klebnikov's murder in 2006 were acquitted.
The crisis in Ukraine was the impetus for NATO to reinvent itself, but is the alliance sufficiently invested in resolving the conflict itself? No one will declare the Minsk Agreement dead, but it's hard to find a pulse.
He's a parliamentarian, a top equestrian and a socialite. But Ukraine's judiciary says he is also a crook, accusing Oleksandr Onyshchenko of illegal enrichment. Now it appears he's making a life for himself in Germany.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier is making the first visit to Russia by a German president since 2010. It may look like a diplomatic olive branch, but Moscow and Berlin can hardly expect a normalization of relations.
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