Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have shot down a Ukrainian military helicopter, killing 14 government troops, including a general.
May 30, 2014
In Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, pro-European candidates swept the balloting. But in Europe that day, voters flocked to parties that want to close Europe’s doors.
May 28, 2014
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has marked the upcoming anniversary of the Gezi Park protests by slamming the massive demonstrations, while reiterating his previously voiced assertion that “dark hands abroad” are attempting to stop Turkey’s rise.
Hurriyet Daily News: May 27, 2014
Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia separatists have continued their fighting in the eastern city of Donetsk, where on Monday government forces used airstrikes to retake control of the city's airport.
May 27, 2014
Ukrainian confectionery tycoon Petro Poroshenko has claimed outright victory in the country's presidential election.
BBC: May 25, 2014
When Russian President Vladimir Putin reclaimed Crimea for Moscow, he called the territory “inseparable” from the motherland.
May 23, 2014
A Turkish man who was shot in the head as police clashed with protesters in Istanbul has died of his injuries.
BBC: May 23, 2014
Pro-Russian separatists have clashed with Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine, leaving at least eight Ukrainian soldiers dead and 17 others wounded.
May 22, 2014
China and Russia have announced a huge gas supply contract.
BBC: May 21, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops staging military drills in areas near Ukraine to return to their home bases.
May 19, 2014