A Russian state TV anchor described Russia as the only country capable of turning the United States into "radioactive ash", Sunday.
CPJ condemns blocking of news websites in Russia
NEW YORK -- The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the blocking today of independent and pro-opposition news websites in Russia.
Those include Ezhednevny Zhurnal, Grani, Kasparov, and the website of the liberal radio station Ekho Moskvy, said a statement.
Ukraine's officials accused Russia of conducting a large military build-up near the country's border that raises the threat of an invasion.
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Andriy Parubiy warned that he has "every reason to believe" that Russian forces along Ukraine's southern and eastern borders will invade, KyivPost reports.
BRUSSELS - The situation in Crimea cannot be compared to Kosovo, spokesperson of the European Commission Alejandro Munoz said on Friday.
There is no room for comparison between Crimea and Kosovo, he told reporters in comment to Russian President Vladimir Putin's statements about similarities between NATO's intervention in Kosovo and Russia's in Crimea.