Voice of Lucian Kim in Kiev
The activist has been awarded the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Sentsov has demanded that all Ukrainian political prisoners be freed in Russia. Here are the main facts about him.
Angela Merkel has visited Ukraine's President Poroshenko, who is in the midst of an election campaign. There's disappointment in Kyiv at his failure to implement reforms, and hopes of EU-style democracy are fading.
Moscow has slapped economic sanctions on hundreds of Ukrainian nationals, including ministers, senior lawmakers and President Petro Poroshenko's son. Russia said the measures could be revoked if Kyiv lifts theirs.
NATO has called on Russia to shed light on a new missile system that the US and other allies claim violates the accord. President Trump has vowed to pull out of the 1987 treaty over alleged noncompliance by Russia.
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