In Google's first implementation of the European Union's right-to-be-forgotten ruling, several European news organizations have had articles removed from Google search results.
President Petro Poroshenko defended his decision to resume military action, saying it was crucial to defend Ukraine's territorial integrity after a 10-day cease-fire failed to quell violence.
The EU-Ukraine trade pact that helped lead to the current crisis was signed today. Russia, antagonistic over the idea of closer Ukraine integration with Europe, warned of consequences.
In the wake of a landmark ruling, Google has begun removing users' search data it deems to be outdated personal information. But the ruling only applies to people in the European Union.
With Ukraine now signing up for membership in the European Union, Germany's soft but firm approach to Russia's aggression sets a global standard in how to wield influence in the 21st century.