A train carrying the first remains of Malaysia Airlines passengers reached Kharkiv today, and separatist rebels handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysia authorities.
The government has raided the office of a grant-distributing NGO and rolled out a new tax that seems to target Hungary's largest independent broadcaster.
Some – but by no means all – of the protesters have agreed to dismantle barricades of wood, tires, and trash that protected the extensive protest tent camp in Kiev.
Pro-Russian forces stormed Belbek air force base in Crimea, firing shots, smashing through concrete walls with armored personnel carriers, and wounding at least one Ukrainian.
'It's accepted fact,' Carter said during a speech in Atlanta. 'It's legal bribery of candidates. And that repayment may be in the form of an ambassadorship...'
Just over 60 percent of Armenia's 2.5 million eligible voters cast ballots in the election today, reelecting President Serge Sarkisian, according to an exit poll.
In what may be tit-for-tat recriminations for US expressions of concern regarding Russian democracy, the Russian elections chief ranks the US election system 'the worst in the world.'
The results, which keep the ruling party in power with a still-strong opposition, show the divide between the country's Europe-leaning west, moderate center, and Moscow-oriented east.
Several Russian contenders are among the favorites for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, to be awarded Friday. But a Russian winner could make for sour relations between Norway and Russia.
The European Union and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe have dismissed parliamentary elections in Belarus as a sham, further isolating the landlocked state from the West.