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A serious rift in the church could have big consequences in Ukraine, Russia and Greece.
While there was no immediate claim of responsibility, the euphoria in Crimea over Russia’s 2014 annexation has long since turned to resentment.
The Russian Orthodox Church moved to sever ties with the Constantinople Patriarchate to protest moves to form an independent church in Ukraine.
The case, involving the president’s choice for a top post at the Department of Homeland Security, is the latest to shed light on foreign influence on American politics and government.
Eastern Orthodox Christians in Ukraine want an independent church free of Moscow’s influence. The Russians, seething, are threatening to break entirely with the mother church.
Berehove may be in Ukraine, but its people look to Hungary for money and support against Kiev, showcasing the perils of Viktor Orban’s nationalist path.
Oleg Sentsov, an outspoken critic of the annexation of Crimea, is in prison on terrorism charges that many consider spurious. His protest started in May.
To evade taxes, many shell companies are headed by “nominee directors” who can be homeless people or even victims of identity theft.
Sulfurous pollution from a chemical factory is blowing across a disputed border with Crimea in Ukraine, forcing evacuations on both sides.
Svyatoslav I. Vakarchuk, Ukraine’s favorite musician, sang the protest anthems for two popular uprisings and is now considering a run for president.
The plea deal by President Trump’s former campaign chairman was a victory for Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
A lesson in tackling a colossal problem with small, pragmatic measures.
Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the leader of the Donetsk People’s Republic, died in a bomb attack on Friday evening in eastern Ukraine.
The lobbyist, Sam Patten, worked for a pro-Russia Ukrainian political party, the same one that employed Paul Manafort.
The conviction of President Trump’s former campaign manager has prompted Ukrainian prosecutors to look into former officials who approved millions of dollars in consulting fees
A combination of complacency, instability and opposition to vaccination contributes to lagging immunization rates in many countries.
The German chancellor and the Russian president are set to meet on Saturday. Their discussions will be influenced by a long history of alienation and rapprochements.
With hunting banned as far as 40 miles from the front line, pheasants and hares proliferate, drawing foxes and wolves into closer contact with people and pets.
The German chancellor will meet with the Russian president as their countries seek to cooperate on issues like Syria and a shared gas pipeline.
A poet returns to the city of his birth.
The trial of Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, concerns his work as a consultant in Ukraine. But the Russia inquiry looms over the proceedings.
Documents filed in the Manafort case allege that Mr. Friedman, an Italian media celebrity, helped lobbying efforts in the U.S. and Europe on behalf of Ukraine.
The annual event has become a hub of influence-peddling, as foreign dignitaries, religious leaders and lobbyists jockey for access to top American officials.
She was a key member of Femen, whose members held bare-breasted demonstrations against authoritarian leaders and the exploitation of women.
The assaults by nationalist groups pose a dilemma for Kiev, which is beholden to many of the same paramilitaries for their role fighting the Russian incursion in the east.