The European Union has imposed a new package of economic sanctions against Russia because of its actions in Ukraine.
September 12, 2014
NATO leaders meeting for a second day at a summit in Wales on Friday are set to consider more sanctions against Russia over its widely perceived support for separatists in eastern Ukraine.
September 5, 2014
Heavy fighting was reported Friday in eastern Ukraine, just hours before Kyiv and rebel leaders were to meet for peace talks that both sides hope can lead to a cease-fire.
September 5, 2014
NATO’s secretary-general has dismissed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s seven-step plan to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine, as alliance leaders gathered in Britain for their first summit in two years.
September 4, 2014
The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, but there was no immediate indication fighting in the region would stop.
September 3, 2014
The European Union has threatened Russia with new sanctions if Moscow continues its military activity in eastern Ukraine. But the EU is deeply divided on the severity of possible actions, as many of the 28 members of the European bloc are dependent on Russian gas and trade.
August 31, 2014
Russia plans to send another humanitarian convoy into eastern Ukraine "in the next few days", Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.
BBC: August 25, 2014
Ukraine says government forces have battled with a convoy of separatist armored vehicles near the Russian border.
August 25, 2014
Ukraine is accusing Russia of conducting a "direct invasion" on its eastern border as a Russian aid convoy moves into the country without clearance from Ukrainian authorities.
August 22, 2014
Berlin and Moscow say some progress was made in talks among the foreign ministers of Russian, Ukraine, Germany and France, but Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said there has been no headway in reaching the main goal of ending the unrest in eastern Ukraine.
August 18, 2014