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The United Nations reports human rights violations in both government and separatist-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine continue with impunity. The report, which was examined by the U.N. human rights council this week also documents violations perpetrated by the Russian occupiers of Crimea.
Russia on Monday marked the fifth anniversary of its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, a move condemned by Kiev and its Western allies but celebrated by most Russians.
A court in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Thursday found former President Viktor Yanukovych guilty of treason and helping Russia annex the Crimean peninsula.
Russia has arrested an American citizen on suspicion of spying in Moscow, its domestic security service (FSB) has said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that the West was imposing sanctions on Russia to stand up for international law.
Thirty days of martial law has taken effect in 10 of Ukraine's 27 regions on Wednesday with President Petro Poroshenko saying it aims to prevent an all-out Russian invasion.
The European Union has imposed asset freezes on six Russian firms involved in the construction of a new road-and-rail bridge.
The European Union (EU) on Thursday, extended economic sanctions against Russia over the role of the country in the Ukraine conflict until the end of January 2019.
United States President, Donald Trump, has called for an end to Russian expulsion from the Group of Seven leading economies in the world.
Ukraine admitted Wednesday it had staged the murder of anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko in order to foil an attempt on his life by Russia, a stunning development in a case that had attracted global headlines.
Russia is not a friend to the U. S. and will not be until its government has “the values that it has,” U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said at retreat of the Republican Party.
Software produced by Microsoft has been acquired by state organizations and firms in Russia and Crimea despite sanctions barring U.S-based companies from doing business with them, official documents show.
Ukraine has expelled a Russian journalist working for the television channel NTV as punishment for spreading anti-Ukrainian propaganda and justifying the actions of separatists, the state security service (SBU) said on Thursday.
A Senior Legislative Aide to Deputy Senate President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Youths Affairs, Mr Efe Ugbarugba, narrowly escaped death when he was allegedly attacked by yet unknown gunmen in Otokutu-Agbarha, Ughelli North Local Government, Delta State.
Nigeria legends Nwankwo Kanu, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Sunday Oliseh, and Mutiu Adepoju have joined fans across the world to celebrate Anthony Joshua after he reclaimed the heavyweight titles in Saudi Arabia.
Former Nigeria’s President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and Benin Republic’s ex-President Nicéphore Soglo have been nominated to co-lead a pre-election assessment mission to the Republic of Guinea’s parliamentary elections scheduled for February 2020.
Research experts with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), have said that the National Nutrition and Health Survey, known as SMART, would lead to an improvement in quality healthcare services in the country.
Thirty-thousand monks assembled in the early morning chill in Myanmar on Sunday for a spectacular alms-giving event, partly organised by a controversial mega-temple under scrutiny across the border in Thailand.
Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has commended the Nigerian army for its research and development effort as well as innovation leading to the production of made in Nigeria military hardware.
The rematch between Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua takes place on December 7 in Saudi Arabia and promises to be even better than the first one. If that is the case, one Saudi royal will be able to immortalize the fight forever.
The Federal Government has said that it is working out modalities for the establishment of a College of Education for the physically challenged persons at Gudi Station in Nasarawa State.
United States (US) Senator Robert Menedez has said America will review its relationship with Nigeria over the continued detention and rearrest of Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore.
China has criticised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a bill that aims to hold Beijing accountable over alleged violations of human rights against Muslim minorities, including Uighurs.