Russia is preparing to formally annex the Black Sea peninsula after Sunday’s referendum.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian forces numbering more than 11,000 controlled all access to Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula and have blockaded all military bases that have not yet surrendered, Crimea’s new leader said. The West has […]
The pro-Russian leader of Ukraine’s Crimea appealed to Russia’s president for help in keeping the peace.
Russian troops take control of Ukraine’s two main Crimean airports, say Ukrainian officials.
The USS Taylor is being inspected for damage.
It’s unique combination of jagged peaks, rocky slopes and proximity to the Black Sea have caused some of the deadliest avalanches in the past 10 years.
At least 14 people were killed and scores were wounded Sunday by a female suicide bomber at a railway station in southern Russia, officials said, heightening concern about terrorism ahead of February’s Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.