Annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation

As Ukraine’s Conflict Grinds On, Lawyers Take to the Frontline

As Ukraine embraces European values, human rights lawyers in the country have become increasingly active in their attempts to tackle the harsh violations that have resulted from the annexation of Crimea and the ongoing armed conflict with separatists in the eastern Donbas region of the country.

The United States Has Allocated $ 250 Million in Military Assistance to Ukraine

The US government has allocated $ 250 million in military aid to Ukraine, BTA reported, citing U.S. senators.

The funds were released after congressmen from both parties expressed dissatisfaction that the White House is withholding funds approved by Congress.

Germany is Against Russia's Return to the G-8

In 2014, the seven most developed economies decided to remove Russia from the group, NOVA TV writes. 

The German government has declared that it does not agree with the renewal of Russia's membership in the Group of the most advanced industrialized countries, as suggested by the presidents of France and the United States, DPA, TASS and BTA reported.

Why Russia Is Watching EU Elections Closely

Sergei Naryshkin, former speaker of the State Duma — the lower chamber of the Russian parliament — and a member of President Vladimir Putin's inner circle, once condescendingly noted that the European Parliament "can hardly be considered a real parliament", referring to its limited powers within the EU bureaucracy.