Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused an embattled consumer rights group that has cautioned Russians against traveling to Crimea of "serving the interests of foreign states."
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says Washington will preposition tanks, artillery, and other military equipment in Eastern and Central Europe, in a move to reassure NATO allies concerned by Russia's intervention in Ukraine.
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The Ukrainian military says one serviceman was killed in fighting in the east over the past 24 hours, while separatists accused government forces of killing three civilians in the areas controlled by the pro-Russian rebels.
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Ukraine's former President Viktor Yanukovych has said that he accepts some responsibility for the killings that led to his overthrow in February 2014.
Billionaire Alisher Usmanov has given the Russian Football Union 300 million rubles ($5.5 million) to pay salary arrears owed to the coach of the national team, Fabio Capello.
Russia’s state media watchdog has blocked the website of a consumer rights group that has cautioned Russians against traveling to Crimea.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on June 22 that the alliance will approve plans this week to more than double the size of its rapid-response force.
The Ukrainian military says two of its servicemen have been killed and three wounded in fresh separatist attacks in the east.