The number of people that the agency officially counts as displaced inside Ukraine has nearly doubled in the past three weeks, to 260,000, but the actual number is much higher because many of those fleeing are staying with families and friends
Continue reading More than a million Ukrainians have been displaced, UN says
Federica Mogherini added the Commission was working on a strengthened package of sanctions against Russia over its military invasion of Ukraine in four sectors
Continue reading EU to decide by Friday on new Russian sanctions, Italy’s foreign minister says
By proclaiming his support for Novorossiya, the old imperial name for eastern and southern Ukraine, Putin signals he won’t back away from the fight.
Continue reading Putin Puts His Prestige on the Line
In a war full of imaginative tricks, the convoy of almost 300 trucks headed toward the Ukraine border could be the Kremlin’s most dangerous illusion yet.
Continue reading Putin’s Tricky Convoy Nears Ukraine
Is Moscow’s aid convoy to eastern Ukraine the real thing, or a Trojan horse preparing the way for more war? Many Russians think it’s a trick.
Continue reading Russia Throws Separatists a Lifeline
The Revolution of Dignity that toppled a government and started a war in Ukraine had its epicenter in Kiev’s Maidan Square. The last holdouts won’t leave without a fight.
Continue reading Mopping Up Kiev’s Protest Movement
New research shows that a protein that helps suppress tumors, especially in the brain, is more likely to be inactive in men, proving there’s still many basic facts we don’t know about cancer.
Continue reading Are Men More Likely to Get Brain Cancer?
In a groundbreaking new genetic discovery, doctors from Johns Hopkins have found a mutation involved in how the brain reacts to stress that can reliably predict suicide risk.
Continue reading A Blood Test to Predict Suicide
Grad rockets pounded Donetsk and Luhansk this week and human rights monitors say Kiev is behind the carnage—but Ukraine’s new defense minister tells The Daily Beast his forces are not to blame.
Continue reading Ukraine Denies Grad Rocket Attacks
The infected have worms writhing under their skin and vicious stingers waiting to shoot out of their mouths at the slightest whiff of hemoglobin. ‘The Strain’ isn’t ‘Twilight.’
Continue reading Vampires without Glitter & Girl Problems
Was the chair of the House Agriculture Committee murdered in Ukraine and replaced with a robot body double? Probably not, but that isn’t stopping the guy who lost a primary to him from making that claim.
Continue reading Robot Congressman From Oklahoma?