Malaysian Jet Crashes Over Russia-Ukraine BorderFoul play or terrorism? Stakes skyrocket in Moscow-Kiev conflict after 295 people die in apparent terror attack.
Verbal Violence Between Russia, Ukraine EscalatesRussian adviser insults Ukraine as trade deal with EU looms; violence continues as refugee crisis balloons out of control.
Mixed Messages in Kiev as President Takes OfficePresident Petro Poroshenko sworn in Sunday amid mixed messages; promises amnesty as families begin to flee Slaviansk.
Canada, Russia Trade Barbs Over Ukraine CrisisCanadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper faces awkward run-in with Putin this week, after denouncing Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis.
Jews Make Aliyah Amid Ukraine Airport BattlesJewish Agency rescues six Jewish immigrants to Israel, despite Ukrainian and pro-Russian clashes at Donetsk airport.
Tense Standoff in Battle for Donetsk AirportBoth sides claim victory prematurely in battle for eastern Ukrainian airport. But are Russian troops waiting in the wings?
Rebels in East Ukraine Shut Down AirportArmed separatists shut down Donetsk airport, one day after preventing locals from voting in presidential elections.
Ukraine's 'Chocolate King' Wins ElectionUkrainian chocolate baron Petro Poroshenko wins 56% of the vote in election, vows to bring peace.
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?
Report: Jewish Oligarch Threatened SeparatistsTapes surface claiming Jewish regional governor has placed a bounty on a major pro-Russian separatist leader, hired hit men for fire attack.
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.
Pro-Russian Militants Push Ahead with Referendum'Civil war has already begun,' a separatist leader explained. 'We just voice what the people want.'
Crimea's Karaites Back the RussiansSect that splintered from Judaism hopes Russian annexation will give aging community more power over its cemetery and prayer houses.
Wounded Ukrainian Mayor on the MendGennady Kernes, who was shot last week in Kharkiv, has regained full consciousness and slowly recovering, officials say.
Pro-Russia Thugs Killed in Attack on Ukraine RallyPro-Russian attackers made 'a big mistake' attacking Ukrainian football hooligans; scores burned alive in revenge attack.
Ukraine: Pro-Russia Separatists Down Army AircraftClashes rage between Ukrainian gov't forces and rebel groups in eastern city of Sloviansk as Kiev seeks to regain control of the east.
Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian GunmenActing president Alexander Turchinov insists eastern Ukraine being taken over by 'terrorist organizations,' says police 'helpless.'
Doctors: Surgery on Kharkiv Mayor SucceededHaifa hospital said the emergency surgery performed on Gennady Kernes in Ukraine appeared to have worked.
Wounded Ukrainian Mayor Flown to IsraelUkraine authorities asked Israeli doctors to assist in treating critically injured mayor of Kharkiv.
WZO Demands Justice on Ukrainian Mayor's ShootingDoctors still fighting to save Kharkiv's Jewish mayor Gennady Kernes, who was shot in the back by masked gunmen.
Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned BankPro-Russian militants attack bank owned by Jewish-Ukrainian oligarch; follows shooting of Jewish mayor of Kharkiv.
Jewish Mayor in Ukraine Shot, Critically WoundedMayor of Kharkiv, Gennady Kernes, has been shot in the back by unidentified gunmen; doctors fighting to save his life.
West Preparing More Sanctions on RussiaNext round of sanctions will be more painful, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warns Moscow.
Ukraine: Separatists Seize a BusArmed separatists in Sloviansk seize a bus carrying international observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Ukrainian Synagogue FirebombedIncident marks the second such attack in as many months; comes at a particularly tense time for Ukrainian Jews.
Five Killed in Eastern Ukraine as Clashes ContinuePro-Russian protestors clash again in Ukraine, amidst claims that military operations against separatists are temporarily suspended.
Neo-Nazism Raging in Ukraine?Amidst reports that pamphlets calling for Jews to 'register' are a hoax, Ukrainian PM vows to 'bring perpetrators to justice.'
Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite DealPro-Russian separatists insist that deal reached between Russia, West 'does not apply' to them.
Deal to 'De-Escalate' in UkraineRussia, the US and the European Union have said that all sides have agreed to steps to lower flames.
Kerry Slams 'Grotesque' Ukrainian Anti-SemitismNotices sent to Jews in eastern Ukrainian city seized by pro-Russian forces, ordering them to identify themselves and pay, or be deported.
Ousted Ukrainian President Blames Unrest on CIAViktor Yanukovych says the CIA is behind the new Ukrainian government's decision to deploy armed forces.
Ukraine Launches Deadly 'Anti-Terrorism' OperationAfter armed men storm government buildings, encourage uprising in Donetsk, Ukraine fights back; clashes kill one, injure 5.
Russia's Jittery Neighbors Call for NATO SupportMove comes as Foreign Minister calls on Russia to end 'provocative actions' after gunmen seize more buildings in eastern Ukraine.
Holocaust Memorial Defaced in UkraineNeo-Nazis desecrate memorial, Jewish cemetery; incident raises fear of post-revolution anti-Semitic surge.
Kiev Threatens Force in Eastern UkraineUkrainian Interior Minister insists that standoffs in three provinces over secession will end in 48 hours - by any means necessary.
Ukraine Retakes Building from DemonstratorsUkrainian special forces move against pro-Russian demonstrators occupying a government building in Donetsk.
Another Ukrainian Province Demands IndependencePro-Russian demonstrators storm government buildings in Donetsk, sparking fears of another annexation.
Yanukovych: Referendums in Every DistrictOusted President Viktor Yanukovych calls for vote in every district 'for Russia or for Ukraine.'
West Grants Ukraine $14-18 Billion BailoutLifeline stretched for Ukraine after Crimea annexation as West offers big money. But is it enough to stabilize the embattled country?
UNGA Says Crimea Referendum is InvalidUN General Assembly approves a non-binding resolution calling the Crimean referendum to secede from Ukraine invalid.
Obama Promises to Increase Russia's Isolation"If Russia continues its current course, the isolation will deepen," says U.S. President as Russia remains unfazed by sanctions.
Ukraine: Defense Minister Fired Over Crimea CrisisAs concerns over other annexations snowball, Kiev chooses to oust military official.
Ukrainian Jewish Leader to Run for PresidentVadim Rabinovich, president of the All-Ukrainian Jewish Congress, says he will run for president in May 25 election.
Ukrainian Far-Right Leader Shot DeadOleksandr Muzychko, leader of the far-right Right Sector, dies in a shoot-out with police in western Ukraine.
Russia Booted from G8, More Sanctions PossibleRussia's membership in the G8 suspended in the latest response to its annexation of Crimea.
Ukraine Withdraws Military From CrimeaInterim president orders withdrawal after Russia annexes and conquers nearly all bases in peninsula; concerns of continued aggression.
Russian Forces Storm Ukrainian Air Base in CrimeaMilitary takeover sparks media furor, just 24 hours after Russia annexes the peninsula. Are more takeovers to follow?
Russia Agrees to International Monitors in UkraineRussia accepts the deployment of an international monitoring team that will have free access to regions throughout Ukraine.
Ukrainian Jews Face 'Uncertain' FutureSituation for Ukraine's Jewish community tentatively stable, but American Jewish Federations 'not taking chances'.
Ukrainian Naval Chief Seized by Pro-Russia MilitiaPro-Russian gunmen seize control of second Ukrainian military base in Crimea, detain Ukrainian naval chief.
Crimea's 4,000 Jews Doing Fine, Knesset ToldUkraine Jewish leaders give Speaker Edelstein a live update on the situation of Ukraine's Jews at present.
Ukraine PM: Russia Killed Soldier in 'War Crime'The first person killed in the recent unrest in Crimea is a Ukraine soldier, upping the tension between Ukraine and Russia even further
Ukraine Steps Up Defense After Crimea AnnexationKiev digs trenches, allots billions to defense fund, recruits volunteers as Russia moves to annex Crimea.
Putin Drafts Bill For Annexing CrimeaRussian president thumbs his nose at EU, US sanctions; bill still needs constitutional, parliamentary approval to annex.
Report: Putin to Sanction Top U.S. SenatorsRussian President is reportedly planning to sanction American lawmakers in retaliation for similar U.S. sanctions on Russians.
Russia Officially Recognizes Sovereign CrimeaReferendum vote leads to official declaration of Crimea as 'independent state' by Moscow. But what does that mean practically?
Crimea Votes To Be Russian in 'Coerced' Referendum93% of Crimean voters choose Russian annexation, US doesn't recognize 'rigged' vote given Russian occupation.