Russian Forces Storm Ukrainian Air Base in Crimea, Killing 1

Military takeover sparks media furor, just 24 hours after Russia annexes the peninsula. Are more takeovers to follow?Tova Dvorin, 3/22/2014, 10:37 PM

Russia Agrees to International Monitors in Ukraine

Russia accepts the deployment of an international monitoring team that will have free access to regions throughout Ukraine.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/21/2014, 11:15 PM

Ukrainian Jews Face 'Uncertain' Future

Situation for Ukraine's Jewish community tentatively stable, but American Jewish Federations 'not taking chances'.Ari Soffer, 3/21/2014, 1:21 PM

Ukrainian Leader Issues Ultimatum After Naval Chief Seized

Pro-Russian gunmen seize control of second Ukrainian military base in Crimea, detain Ukrainian naval chief.Ari Soffer, 3/19/2014, 7:18 PM

Crimea's 4,000 Jews Doing Fine, Knesset Told

Ukraine Jewish leaders give Speaker Edelstein a live update on the situation of Ukraine's Jews at present.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 3/19/2014, 9:22 AM

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 furtherDavid Lev, 3/18/2014, 8:49 PM

Ukraine Steps Up Defense After Russia Moves to Annex Crimea

Kiev digs trenches, allots billions to defense fund, recruits volunteers as Russia moves to annex Crimea.Tova Dvorin, 3/18/2014, 12:16 PM

Putin Drafts Bill For Annexing Crimea

Russian president thumbs his nose at EU, US sanctions; bill still needs constitutional, parliamentary approval to annex.Tova Dvorin, 3/18/2014, 10:21 AM

Report: Putin to Sanction Top U.S. Senators

Russian President is reportedly planning to sanction American lawmakers in retaliation for similar U.S. sanctions on Russians.Elad Benari, 3/18/2014, 4:14 AM

Russia Official Recognizes Sovereign Crimea, Sparking Alarm

Referendum vote leads to official declaration of Crimea as 'independent state' by Moscow. But what does that mean practically?Tova Dvorin, 3/17/2014, 10:42 PM

Crimea Votes To Be Russian in 'Coerced' Referendum

93% of Crimean voters choose Russian annexation, US doesn't recognize 'rigged' vote given Russian occupation.Ari Yashar, 3/16/2014, 10:57 PM

Israeli Couple Saved From Mob in Kiev

Possibly pro-Russian rioters chase couple with sticks in Kiev's central square; miraculously the two manage to escape to synagogue.Ari Yashar, 3/16/2014, 6:19 PM

Kiev Rabbi who was Stabbed had Said He Felt Safe

Rabbi Hillel Cohen, Chairman of Hatzala in Kiev, had told Arutz Sheva that he has experienced no anti-Semitism.Gil Ronen, 3/16/2014, 11:20 AM

Crimea Heats Up Ahead of Referendum Vote

Artillery, propoganda, and rumors pour into Crimea, hours before a crucial vote to decide its Ukrainian or Russian nationality.Tova Dvorin, 3/16/2014, 8:14 AM

Anti-Semites Attack ZAKA Official in Ukraine

Deputy Commander hospitalized with stab wounds in latest incident of anti-Semitic violence.Tova Dvorin, 3/14/2014, 8:32 AM

Chabad Purim Initiative To Help Jews in Ukraine

Chabad calls for donations to help Ukrainian Jews survive the spike in anti-Semitic violence and threats of war.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2014, 5:45 PM

Palin Urges Tougher Approach Towards Putin

"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a nuke is a good guy with a nuke," says former Republican vice presidential candidate.Elad Benari, 3/9/2014, 5:46 AM

Russia Unfazed by American Threats of Sanctions

"Sanctions will hit you back like a boomerang," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warns Secretary of State John Kerry.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/7/2014, 10:50 PM

Ukraine Asks Interpol to Arrest Yanukovych

Interpol studying a request by Ukrainian authorities to issue an international wanted persons alert for the arrest of ousted president.Elad Benari, 3/7/2014, 2:15 AM

Crimea Votes to Join Russia

Crimean parliament votes to join Russia, raising the stakes in Russia-Ukraine standoff.Maayana Miskin, 3/6/2014, 2:58 PM

Clinton Compares Putin to Hitler, Then Denies She Did

Hillary Clinton says Russia's deployment of troops into Crimea recalls similar moves by Hitler.Elad Benari, 3/6/2014, 6:31 AM

Israel Treating Victims of Ukrainian Unrest

Seven Ukrainians scheduled to arrive at Kaplan Medical Center for treatment this week.Tova Dvorin , 3/5/2014, 10:01 PM

Video: Russians Soldiers Fire Warning Shots As Ukrainians March

Tense standoff as unarmed Ukrainian troops march to talk with Russian soldiers at air base, met by warning shots.Ari Yashar, 3/5/2014, 8:19 AM

Turkey Scrambles Fighter Jets Over Russian Plane

Possible new front opens in Ukraine-Russia standoff, which has escalated with Russian missile tests and shots fired in air.Ari Yashar, 3/5/2014, 1:13 AM

Putin: No Russian Soldiers in Crimea

Heavily armed men who occupied government buildings, surrounded Ukrainian bases are 'local self-defense forces.'Gil Ronen, 3/4/2014, 2:56 PM

Putin Pulls Troops from Training Near Crimea

16,000 troops in Crimea still stationed there, but Putin pulls new trainees back from Russia-Ukraine border after sanctions threats fly.Tova Dvorin , 3/4/2014, 9:26 AM

U.S. Suspends Joint Military Drills with Russia

In response to Ukraine crisis, Pentagon announces suspension of all military engagements with Russia.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 5:15 AM

U.S. Preparing Sanctions Against Russians

Senate's Foreign Relations Committee holding consultations on imposing sanctions against individual Russians.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 4:15 AM

MK: Plans for Mass Aliyah from Ukraine Underway

Arutz Sheva speaks with MK Rina Frenkel on the status of Ukrainian Jewry and her push to bring them to Israel en masse.Tova Dvorin, 3/3/2014, 10:09 PM

Moscow: US 'Blind' to Ukrainian Government's Anti-Semitism

Russian slams US over 'unacceptable' threats about Crimea clashes, cites Kiev opposition's 'rampant Russophobia' and hatred of Jews.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2014, 6:02 PM

Arutz Sheva's Man on the Ground: Ukraine Situation 'Grim'

Arutz Sheva's correspondent in Kharkov says Russia appears to be preparing for a full-blown invasion of Ukraine.David Lev, 3/3/2014, 2:46 PM

Ukraine Rabbi: Jewish Men Likely to Be Drafted for Possible War

The Ukraine Jewish community was steeling itself for troubled times, said Rabbi Moshe Wasserman, the Chief Rabbi of the country.David Lev, 3/3/2014, 9:26 AM

Crimea Synagogue Vandalized Amid Ukraine Unrest

Swastikas and graffiti sprayed on a synagogue in Crimea, local rabbi advises worshippers to stay away from the site,Elad Benari, 3/3/2014, 6:32 AM

Republicans: Obama is 'All Talk and No Action' on Russia

Republican lawmakers called on President Obama to stop threatening Putin and take some action.Elad Benari, 3/3/2014, 5:15 AM

Putin Agrees to German Proposal on Ukraine

Russian President agrees to a proposal from German Chancellor Angela Merkel to set up a contact group on Ukraine.Elad Benari, 3/3/2014, 1:13 AM

Ukraine's Lesson for Israel: 'US Guarantee Worthless'

Ex-MK Aryeh Eldad notes that the US and Britain guaranteed Ukraine's security in exchange for nuclear disarming.Gil Ronen, 3/2/2014, 6:19 PM

Ukraine Crisis Heats Up; Obama, Netanyahu Meeting on For Now

Obama and Netanyahu are still set to meet on Monday, but that could change, given developments in the Ukraine.David Lev, 3/2/2014, 4:22 PM

Ukraine: Military Reserves Called to Defend Against Russia

Reservists called up for urgent training as larger crisis with Russia looms large.Tova Dvorin, 3/2/2014, 1:01 PM

Netanyahu Can Learn from Putin’s Strong Leadership

Strong leadership is not necessarily negative. Putin is facing down America to invade Ukraine, Israel must face down the US to protect its very existence. Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR, 3/2/2014, 7:38 AM

Did Sarah Palin Predict Current Ukraine Trouble?

Sarah Palin warned in 2008 that if Obama were elected, Putin would be encouraged to invade Ukraine. At the time, she was mocked.Elad Benari, 3/2/2014, 5:16 AM

Obama Threatens Putin with 'Isolation' Over Ukraine Incursion

U.S. President Obama phones Russian President Vladimir Putin, tells him Russia violated international law with its incursion into Ukraine.Elad Benari, 3/2/2014, 2:44 AM

Ukrainian Military on High Alert Against Russian Invasion

Kiev steps up military presence against Moscow invasion of Crimea; Ukrainian Prime Minister offers to begin talks to prevent a war.Tova Dvorin, 3/1/2014, 11:12 PM

Moscow Officially Approves Use of Military Force in Ukraine

Tensions in Ukraine deteriorate as over 6,000 Russian troops storm Crimea.Tova Dvorin, 3/1/2014, 10:49 PM

Armed Men Take Over Military Airport in Ukraine's Crimea

Armed men take over the military airport in the Crimea region, as the White House warns Russia not to intervene in Ukraine.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/28/2014, 8:21 PM

'Ukraine's Jews Need to Be Protected Before It Joins EU'

Finnish European Parliament Member calls on EU to hold Ukraine responsible for its treatment of Jews, other minorities.Tova Dvorin, 2/28/2014, 10:46 AM

Ukraine Interim President Warns Russia to Stay Away

Olexander Turchynov warns Russia against military aggression after armed men seized Crimea's regional parliament.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/27/2014, 4:02 PM

Kerry Warns Russia as Troops Head for Border

Intervention in Ukraine would be ‘a grave mistake,’ US diplomat warns as Russian warplanes head for border.Maayana Miskin, 2/27/2014, 1:14 PM

MK: Time to Bring Ukraine Jews Home to Israel

Yesh Atid MK Rina Frankel appealed to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to initiate an immediate aliyah “rescue effort” for Ukraine Jewry.David Lev, 2/27/2014, 9:57 AM

Kerry: Ukraine Conflict Not America Versus Russia

Despite separatist threat of ethnic-Russian Ukrainians and Western leanings of interim govt., Kerry denies it's West versus East.Ari Yashar, 2/26/2014, 9:05 AM

'Israel, Protect Us!'

Ukraine's Jews report attacks, threats accompanying current rebellion are getting worse, ask for Israeli security personnel.Gil Ronen, 2/25/2014, 12:19 PM

Ukraine Synagogue Firebombed Amid Protests

The Giymat Rosa Synagogue in Zaporizhia, southeast of Kiev, was attacked by unknown individuals over the weekend.Elad Benari, 2/25/2014, 4:14 AM

Arrest Warrant Issued for Yanukovych

Ukraine's new rulers launch probe over the "mass murder" of protesters in Kiev.Gil Ronen, 2/24/2014, 12:11 PM

Russia Recalls Ukrainian Ambassador Amid Unrest

Russia calls its ambassador to Ukraine back to Moscow for "consultations", cites "escalation of the situation."Elad Benari, 2/24/2014, 2:13 AM

Kharkov Rabbi: More Jews Seeking to Leave for Israel

In special interview, Rabbi Moshe Moskowitz discusses the concerns of Jews in the city in the wake of the recent unrest in Kharkov.David Lev, 2/24/2014, 12:14 AM

Hatzalah Head: Ukraine Jews 'Miraculously Saved' on Friday

Rabbi Hillel Cohen, chairman of Hatzalah Ukraine, said that the situation there was calming down, but that there was still danger.David Lev, 2/23/2014, 5:26 PM

Ukraine: Parliament Speaker Elected Interim President

Newly elected parliament working double-time to stabilize Ukraine, has already enacted several big changes in just 24 hours.Tova Dvorin, 2/23/2014, 2:32 PM

Special Report: 'This is Not a Revolution - This is War'

Arutz Sheva correspondent Ludmila Yuga, in Ukraine, reports from ground zero of the political upheaval.Ludmila Yuga, Kharkiv, 2/23/2014, 1:57 PM