Kiev owes Gazprom billions in unpaid gas bills. But the Ukraine-Russia gas wars have taken a toll on Europe's confidence in Russia as an energy supplier.
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.
Kosovo's last vote was marred by widespread fraud and a boycott by ethnic Serbian voters. But Sunday's general election, which Serbs took part in, was free and fair, observers say.
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.
A group of artists and authors touring Scotland is looking to include Scots living outside urban centers in the country's debate on independence.
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 father-in-law of President Bashar al-Assad, who is staging an election today in Syria, lives on a modest house in London. Some Syrian exiles gripe over his support for the regime.
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.
Russia's state gas company delayed its threatened suspension of shipments to Ukraine today, even as the Kremlin appeared to ramp up its backing of rebellious eastern Ukraine.
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Spain's King Juan Carlos announced his abdication today, nearly 40 years after overseeing the country's transition from dictatorship under Gen. Francisco Franco to democracy.
The new bloc, which joins Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus, has vast economic potential. But the fallout from Ukraine's crisis have already hurt the union, and could chill its further growth.
Ukraine's military proved impotent during the Russian annexation of Crimea, and has been struggling to deal with pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine.
Ukraine's president-elect is broadly regarded as pragmatic, but with Putin looking to block Kiev's westward tilt and end its military operations in the east, a deal with Russia may be hard to come by.
After topping the British polls in European elections, anti-Europe UKIP hopes to win seats in Westminster. With the major parties retooling their Europe policies, that's no easy task.
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.