Corey Flintoff appears in the following:
Friday, May 08, 2015
A decade ago, President George W. Bush was among those who visited Moscow for the occasion. Today, the event highlights the friction between Russia and the West.
Monday, April 06, 2015
Kharkiv has largely escaped the ravages of the war until recently. It has been hit by several terrorist bombings, including a blast at a Ukrainian national unity rally last month that killed 4 people.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
People fleeing the fighting in the separatist cities of Donetsk and Luhansk are big burden for Ukraine's financially strained government, but Kharkiv residents are stepping up to help.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Protestants from the separatist regions of eastern Ukraine say they are being persecuted by the Russian Orthodox Church. Many evangelicals have left because of a crackdown on religious freedom.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
General Motors and Volkswagen are closing plants there and laying off workers. Economic problems have led to an estimated 35 percent drop in the once-booming Russian car market.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Separatists and their Russian allies are still trading fire with Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine, and casualty counts are rising. The separatists haven't withdrawn heavy weapons, Ukrainians say.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Sporadic fighting continues in a handful of strategic spots. Both the Ukrainian military and separatists and their Russian allies claim their opponents have failed to pull back their heavy weapons.
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Russian authorities arrested two men in the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, but mystery still surrounds the case.
Monday, March 02, 2015
Russia has cut off Ukraine's gas supplies in the past and is threatening to do it again. The latest payment dispute comes at a sensitive moment in the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
Sunday, March 01, 2015
The demonstration, tens of thousands strong, also served as a show of defiance against President Vladimir Putin.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down in Moscow Friday night. Nemtsov was a longtime opposition leader and a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin. Putin condemned the killing.
Friday, February 27, 2015
On Friday, gunmen shot to death the prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov was a longtime Russian opposition leader and a sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin.
Monday, February 23, 2015
A year ago, Kiev's central square was the center of the protest movement that ousted Ukraine's president. The square remains a home for free speech, including criticism of the current government.
Friday, February 20, 2015
State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki has just been promoted to White House Communications Director, a job with a lower public profile. It's going to be a loss for the Kremlin's idea of TV comedy.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The forced withdrawal of Ukrainian forces from a strategically important town in eastern Ukraine is a blow to the recent ceasefire agreement — and to President Petro Poroshenko.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France met in Belarus on Wednesday in an effort to stop the war in Ukraine. The negotiation comes amid the heaviest fighting yet in eastern Ukraine, where Russian-backed rebels have been gaining ground in a fierce offensive.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Leaders from France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia are scheduled to meet in the Belarus capital of Minsk on Wednesday to try to work out a peace deal for the war in Ukraine.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Russia's seizure of Crimea has been widely criticized. But what if Crimea was given away illegally to Ukraine back in 1954? Russian lawmakers are hard at work on their own version of history.
Monday, February 09, 2015
International efforts to bring peace to eastern Ukraine continue. Negotiators consider borders that acknowledge the areas that separatists control, if Russia withdraws heavy weapons from the region.
Friday, February 06, 2015
French President Francois Hollande and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel travel to Moscow on Friday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the crisis in Ukraine.