As an American, the Monitor's European bureau chief did not expect the audience at Kiev's opera house to be quite so... youthful.
The author compared the 'more Scottish than thou' fringe of the independence movement with the villains from her Harry Potter series.
The fight between Angela Merkel and David Cameron might look like it's just about prospective EC President Jean-Claude Juncker. But it's not.
Pont des Arts 'love locks': The hundreds of pounds of 'love locks' attached as a romantic gesture to the fences of the Pont des Arts footbridge have finally taken a toll, ripping a section of railing free.
The Orange Revolution 10 years ago started strong, but failed to stamp out endemic corruption in Ukraine's government. This time, activists say, they won't let up on reforms.
Leaders from across Europe and America have gathered in Normandy today to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day – even as Europe and Russia are at loggerheads, and anti-EU sentiments rise.
From old Red Cross ambulances to friends dressed in vintage military uniforms, Normandy buzzes with thousands of visitors retracing the paths of the Allied soldiers who liberated Normandy.
About a dozen veterans came to the village of La Cambe in northern France, just miles from the beach where they landed, to be honored by French residents.
The first meeting between Obama and Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko comes on a key date in Polish history – and marks Poland's growing influence in Europe.
Petro Poroshenko, the president-elect, faces a major battle on the global stage between the West and Russia. But first he is headed to his country's east to try to stem a separatist thrust.
Petro Poroshenko's victory in Sunday's election appears decisive, a rarity in the fractured nation, but he – and Ukraine – still face huge obstacles politically and economically.
Ukrainians, exhausted and worried after months of political upheaval and violence, are eager to have an elected president again who can set the country on a path forward.
Ukrainians will choose a new president today, against the backdrop of Europe's worst geopolitical crisis in a generation.
Ukraine's presidential election this weekend is perhaps the biggest in the country's modern history, and will be closely watched all across Europe.
Voters across Europe will be choosing their European MPs this weekend, and Ukrainians vote for a new president on Sunday – with Russia casting a shadow over both contests.
Next weekend, Europeans will decide who they will send to the EU Parliament – and anti-immigration, anti-Brussels parties look set to take a big chunk of the vote.
At the same time that the NFL draftee's kiss of his boyfriend stirred a backlash in the US, drag queen Conchita Wurst was sparking similar anger in Europe, which is fighting similar culture wars.
The UK is set for a major shift in its place in the world, as Scots vote on independence this fall and PM David Cameron looks to hold a referendum in 2017 on leaving the EU.
Like much of Europe, Spain – particularly its tourism industry, which has benefited from Russian visitors – is keen to woo more rubles to their depressed economy.