Moscow Pushing for Peace Before Kiev VoteVladimir Putin vows to work with the new Ukrainian government ahead of the Kiev vote. But is it too little, too late?
Pro-Russians Declare Ukraine Referendum VictorySeparatists in eastern Ukraine claim 89% voted for 'self-rule,' in what Ukraine and the West denounced as a 'criminal farce' by Russia.
Referendum Vote Commences in UkraineEastern Ukraine goes to the polls over the possibility of secession. But does it even matter?
Pro-Russian Militants Push Ahead with Referendum'Civil war has already begun,' a separatist leader explained. 'We just voice what the people want.'
Ukraine: Defense Minister Fired Over Crimea CrisisAs concerns over other annexations snowball, Kiev chooses to oust military official.
Assad Claims New Constitution PassedThe Syrian gov't says 90% of voters approved a new constitution giving Pres. Bashar al-Assad 14 more years. Forty people were killed.