Mar 3, 2014 — President Vladimir Putin's forces have effectively taken over the peninsula. Now, the world is watching anxiously to see if Russian troops move into other parts of Ukraine.
Feb 28, 2014 — Viktor Yanukovych appears in public for the first time since he fled Ukraine. At a news conference in Russia, he insists he's still his nation's leader and says he left after his life was threatened.
Feb 28, 2014 — Russian officials say the men in unmarked uniforms are not from their forces. Ukrainian authorities say otherwise. The ousted president is in Russia and says he will "fight" for his nation's future.
Feb 27, 2014 — Also Thursday, ousted President Viktor Yanukovych says he's still Ukraine's leader and asks Russia to protect him. Along the border, Russian fighter jets are on patrol.
Feb 25, 2014 — While the search continues for ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, officials are working to fill the posts left vacant after his removal from office.
Feb 24, 2014 — The deposed president is on the run. There's uncertainty over who will emerge as the country's new leader. Its economy is in shambles. And Russia and the West are divided over what they want.
Feb 24, 2014 — Ousted from office, Viktor Yanukovych is now missing. The acting interior minister says authorities want to arrest Yanukovych and try him for the deaths of scores of protesters last week.
Feb 22, 2014 — Ukraine's parliament has voted to push President Viktor Yanukovych out of office and release his arch-rival, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, from jail.
Feb 19, 2014 — The big question is about the country's future: Will the former Soviet republic move closer to the EU or remain in Russia's orbit?
Jan 28, 2014 — The prime minister is quitting. Anti-protest laws have been repealed. Moves are being made that may give protesters amnesty. But the opposition says it will remain in the streets until the government agrees to its demands, which include new elections.