Russia

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
New NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg, pictured when he was Prime Minister of Norway, February 23, 2010. (Photo: Policy Network/flickr/cc)
In a challenge to post-Cold War de-escalation agreements, the new secretary-general of NATO declared on Sunday that the alliance can deploy its troops "wherever we want to" in Eastern Europe. The statement came just a month after the alliance pledged to develop "rapid response" military forces aimed at countering Moscow. Jens Stoltenberg, the...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Ukrainian legislators on Tuesday passed a law granting broader autonomy to the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Ukraine and rebel factions announced Friday that a cease-fire deal had been...