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.
WASHINGTON, MOSCOW -- U.S. President Barack Obama appealed on Russian President Vladimir Putin to convince "pro-Russian groups" in eastern Ukraine to lay down their arms.
KIEV -- Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov has invited the UN to deploy forces in eastern parts of the country.
MOSCOW -- The hypocrisy of Western countries in response to the the crisis in Ukraine is "off the scale," says Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Last year, to mark the anniversary of the murder of Slavko Ĉuruvija, hopes were voiced that next year there would be some progress in identifying the killera and those who ordered the murder.
"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
The full text of Russian President Vladimir Putin's letter delivered to his Serbian counterpart Tomislav Nikoliĉ on April 10. Putin sent similar letters to other European leaders whose countries import natural gas via Ukraine.