World News | Rohit Bhan (with inputs from Reuters) | Friday June 5, 2015
Ukraine's president told his military on Thursday to prepare for a possible "full-scale invasion" by Russia all along their joint border, a day after the worst fighting with Russian-backed separatists in months.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 22, 2015
Ukraine's military and pro-Russian separatists on Saturday began exchanging scores of prisoners each had taken, AFP journalists present in the frontline town where the swap was occurring reported.
World News | Reuters | Friday August 29, 2014
President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States and its allies would look for ways to expand economic sanctions on Russia after Kiev accused Moscow of moving troops into southeastern Ukraine, but he stopped short of calling the recent Russian aggression an invasion.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday August 23, 2014
Some of the trucks in a Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine in a move denounced by Kiev as an invasion are returning to Russia.
World News | Reuters | Friday August 22, 2014
Ukraine declared on Friday that Russia had launched a "direct invasion" of its territory after Moscow sent a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian rebels are fighting government forces.
World News | Associated Press | Friday August 22, 2014
The first trucks in a Russian aid convoy crossed into eastern Ukraine on Friday, seemingly without Kiev's approval, after more than a week's delay amid suspicions the mission was being used as a cover for an invasion by Moscow.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday August 12, 2014
President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Russia is sending an aid convoy to eastern Ukraine despite urgent Western warnings against using humanitarian help as a pretext for an invasion.
World News | Reuters | Monday August 11, 2014
NATO said today, there was a "high probability" that Russia could launch an invasion of Ukraine, where the government said its troops have been closing in on Donetsk, the main city held by pro-Russian rebels.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday August 9, 2014
The United States warned Russia on Friday that any further intervention in Ukraine, including under the pretense of delivering humanitarian aid, would be viewed as "an invasion of Ukraine."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 8, 2014
Fierce battles on Ukraine's porous eastern border left 15 government servicemen dead as fears of a possible invasion swirled after NATO urged Moscow to withdraw its troops along the frontier.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 16, 2014
European Union (EU) leaders will meet on Wednesday to decide on new sanctions against Russia and pro-Moscow separatists in east Ukraine as Kiev raises fears of an imminent invasion by thousands of Russian troops.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 8, 2014
Protesters in the small California town of Murrieta are fighting what they say is an "invasion" of illegal immigrants. The demonstrators turned up a week ago at this US Border Patrol facility for detained migrants, and, vowed Greg Allison, "we're not going anywhere."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 29, 2014
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said that there was no sign of an imminent invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces, despite a massive deployment along the border of the two countries.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 12, 2014
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday that Moscow does not want to invade eastern and southern Ukraine and denied the presence of any soldiers or spies there.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 7, 2014
Pro-Moscow protesters in eastern Ukraine seized arms in one city and declared a separatist republic in another, in moves Kiev described on Monday as part of a Russian-orchestrated plan to justify an invasion to dismember the country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 23, 2014
Ukraine's Western-backed leaders voiced fears on Sunday of an imminent Russian invasion of the eastern industrial heartland following the fall of their last airbase in Crimea to defiant Kremlin troops.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 5, 2014
US President Barack Obama today said his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin's claim that an invasion of Ukraine was needed to protect ethnic Russians is not "fooling anybody" and this "meddling" would drive other countries away from Moscow.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday March 2, 2014
Western powers are prepared "to go to the hilt" to isolate Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine, "an incredible act of aggression" that may lead to visa bans, asset freezes, trade and investment penalties, and a boycott of a Russian-hosted economic summit of global powers in June, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 1, 2014
Russian aircraft carrying nearly 2,000 suspected troops have landed at a military air base near the regional capital of the restive Crimean peninsula, a top Ukrainian official has said, accusing Moscow of an "armed invasion".
World News | Reuters | Friday February 28, 2014
Armed men took control of two airports in the Crimea region on Friday in what Ukraine's government described as an invasion and occupation by Russian forces, stoking tension between Moscow and the West.