"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
It's the largest exchange of prisoners since conflict broke out in 2014.
Russia gives Crimean Tatar leader eight years jail in, say critics, a travesty of a trial.
The International Court of Justice said Ukraine did not provide enough evidence of Russia's alleged role in the conflict, now in its fourth year.
The conflict between Kyiv and Moscow looks set to enter a new arena after Russia announced its musical entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest.
Looking at Russia over their shoulder leads Sweden to bring back military service
Three years after Russian troops seized control of the strategic peninsula, Crimean Tatars are joined by Kiev residents to protest occupation.
A priceless collection of gold artefacts from Crimea, on show in the Netherlands when Crimea was occupied by Russia in 2014, must return to Ukraine says court ijn Amsterdam.
The past few days have seen a series of arrests by both sides over the disputed peninsula which was annexed by Russia in 2014.
Residents of Crimea are voting in Russian parliamentary elections for the first time since the peninsula was annexed from Ukraine in 2014.
Russia ‘‘has to provide a sustainable and comprehensive cease-fire’‘ in eastern Ukraine before steps towards peace can be taken, Petro Poroshenko has warned.
Ukraine’s defence ministry says two soldiers were killed and eight wounded in a 24-hour period on the frontline of the war-torn Donbass region.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has said he is not planning to reduce ties with Ukraine despite accused Kyiv of attempting to stage acts of sabotage in Crimea.
It’s 1991 and President Mikhail Gorbachev has brought in Perestroika, a set of reforms to the Soviet system but he’s still trying to keep Communism alive.
Amid rising tensions over Crimea, Germany and Russia’s top diplomats have held talks in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg.
Despite high tensions over Crimea, Ukraine has said there has been no significant increase in clashes with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.
It comes two days after President Vladimir Putin promised counter-measures after what he said were clashes between Russian forces and Ukrainian saboteurs in northern Crimea.
Preparation or provocation? Ukraine says the presence of Moscow's troops in the area may reflect some "very bad intentions".
Sharply escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine are raising concerns in the international community.
Russia's 2014 annexation of the strategic peninsula of Crimea is at the centre of renewed tensions between Moscow and Kyiv.
Ukraine has denied Russia's claim of attempted armed incursion into peninsula, annexed by Moscow in 2014.