U.S. imposes new sanctions over Ukraine conflict

The U.S. imposed a new set of sanctions targeting 21 people and nine companies linked to the Russia-backed conflict in Eastern Ukraine, RFE/RL reports. Washington targeted 11 people identified as top separatist officials in Eastern Ukraine. Multiple subsidiaries of...

Kiev rebrands its war in the east

Ukrainian lawmakers passed a contentious bill this week that aims to reintegrate territories in Eastern Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed separatists. The legislation rebrands the war in Donbass as a fight against Russian aggression, as opposed to...