Mar 11, 2014 — Tensions are continuing to build in advance of a regional referendum on Sunday. Crimeans will be asked whether they wish to split from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.
Mar 10, 2014 — The soft drink giant is one of the few big U.S. firms with major investments in Russia. And the reasons why say a lot about why the U.S. has less leverage in Russia than it might like.
Mar 10, 2014 — NASA needs Russian rockets to reach the International Space Station, and Russia needs NASA's money to help finance operations.
Mar 10, 2014 — Ukraine gave up its nuclear weapons two decades ago when Russia and the U.S. pledged to respect its sovereignty. Amid the current crisis with Russia, some Ukrainians now say that was a mistake.
Mar 8, 2014 — Members of pro-Russian forces and Ukraine's military have avoided violence in what's widely seen as a dangerous and uncertain situation. Diplomats are still working to find a possible solution.
Mar 8, 2014 — Russia has faced few repercussions for its intervention in Crimea and President Vladimir Putin has not revealed his larger intentions in Ukraine.
Mar 7, 2014 — A Russian military truck reportedly smashed through the gate of the base in Sevastopol, the port city that houses Russia's Black Sea fleet.
Mar 7, 2014 — Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, tells NPR that U.S. decision-makers were given a week's notice that some Russian action was likely.
Mar 6, 2014 — American host Liz Wahl said she had no interest in being part of the Kremlin-backed Russia Today channel because it "whitewashes the actions of Putin."
Mar 6, 2014 — While emphasizing he wants a diplomatic solution to the crisis and conceding his nation's military is far smaller than Russia's, Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Ukraine has "the spirit" to defend itself.