KIEV -- U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden conveyed to Ukrainian political leaders that his country "stands with Ukraine against humiliating threats."
KIEV -- Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has canceled a planned visit to the U.S. since none of the congressmen there wished to receive her.
KIEV -- Acting President of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov has stressed that any talks on Ukraine's crisis are better than war.
GENEVA -- A key part of the agreement on de-escalation of the crisis in Ukraine means that all parties must refrain from any violence, intimidation or provocation.
MOSCOW -- Vladimir Putin says there is a desire to do to Russians and Ukrainians what had been done to former Yugoslavia - tear them into pieces and then manipulate them.
WASHINGTON, KIEV -- U.S. President Barack Obama says Russia may expect additional sanctions "if it intensifies support to separatists" in the east of Ukraine.
MOSCOW -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin have had a telephone conversation about the situation in Ukraine.
"What is important - considering that things have come to this - is to know that what is happening in the court in The Hague is not our job, it is not the job of politicians. It is the job for the court, it is linked to the past, our job is linked
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso on April 17 sent a letter Russian President Vladimir Putin. The letter was published on the European Commission (EC) website