Update: Ukraine bars entry to Russian men from 16 to 60

Europe 11/30/18, 02:52

The Latest on Russia-Ukraine tensions (all times local):10:50 a.m.Ukraine's president says that the country has barred Russian men between 16 and 60 from traveling to the country.Ukrainian soldiers drive APCs near Urzuf, south coast of Azov sea, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Ukraine put its military forces on high ...

Captured Ukrainian naval commanders transferred to Moscow

World 11/30/18, 02:31

A Russian government-appointed ombudswoman says the three commanders of the Ukrainian vessels captured near the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula last weekend are being transferred to Moscow.Ukrainian fighter jets fly during military exercise near Urzuf, south coast of Azov sea, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Ukraine put its military forces on ...

Ukraine urges NATO to deploy ships amid standoff with Russia

Europe 11/29/18, 02:57

The Ukrainian president is urging NATO to deploy naval ships to the Sea of Azov amid a standoff with Russia.President Petro Poroshenko made the call in an interview with the German daily Bild published Thursday, saying that "we hope that states within NATO are now ready to relocate naval ships ...

Update: Ukraine: Russia opens fire on Ukrainian vessels

Europe 11/25/18, 14:33

The Latest on Russian-Ukrainian naval tensions near Crimea (all times local):10:25 p.m.The Ukrainian navy says that a Russian ship has opened fire on Ukrainian naval vessels in the Black Sea following a tense standoff off the coast of the Crimean Peninsula.The Ukrainian navy said in a statement posted on Facebook ...

Putin and Erdogan mark key phase in natural gas pipeline

Europe 11/19/18, 09:08

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have marked the completion of a key phase of TurkStream, a natural gas pipeline connecting the two countries.Speaking at a ceremony in Istanbul, Erdogan announced the offshore part of TurkStream's two parallel lines two kilometers deep in the Black Sea ...

Georgians to vote in last direct election for president

Europe 10/27/18, 04:24

Sunday's election will be the last time residents of the former Soviet republic of Georgia get to cast a ballot for president — that's if any of the 25 candidates running gets an absolute majority.Opinion polls suggest that none of the candidates will exceed the 50 percent needed for a ...

Russia: 13 dead, 50 wounded in Crimea explosion

Europe 10/17/18, 02:55

The Latest on the deadly explosion at a college in Crimea (all times local):2:55 p.m.Russia's top investigative agency says an explosive device rigged with metal fragments has killed 13 people at a college in Crimea.The Russian Investigative Committee's spokeswoman, Svetlana Petrenko, said the device went off Wednesday in the canteen ...

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