Russia's parliament has approved a request by President Vladimir Putin to send troops to Crimea. Although he says he hasn't yet decided whether to use that force, armed troops have already taken control of the peninsula.
Controversial Ukrainian website Myrotvorets has added former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder to its list of enemies of the state. It’s caused quite a stir — but that seems to be the desired effect.
Critics have sounded the alarm ahead of a pivotal vote on the new president of Interpol on Wednesday. Russia's candidate is favorite to take the reins of the global policing organization.
The imminent emergence of an independent Orthodox Church in Ukraine deals a blow to Vladimir Putin's attempts to keep the country in Moscow's orbit and bruises the Russian Orthodox Church, writes Konstantin Eggert.
Russian media are calling it "Russia's Columbine." After a teenage gunman opened fire at a technical college on the annexed Crimean peninsula, Vladimir Putin is pointing fingers — and Russians are looking for answers.
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