Last Sunday, Ukrainian television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky was elected President by defeating incumbent President Petro Poroshenko.
This month marks five years since Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula was invaded and subsequently occupied by Russia.
In this video, AMU's Dr. Matthew Crosston discusses the relationship between Russia and Ukraine – and how each nation views the peninsula of Crimea.
Russia is building up its land forces and weapons along the border; German Chancellor Merkel warned Russia not to block Ukrainian ports in the Sea of Azov.
Ski masks: The importance of wearing balaclava masks is tied to a fighting tactic the Russians have used for more than 100 years.
The forgotten war: At this very moment, a war rages on in Europe. It is a war with no monuments. No parades. No victories. Only casualties.
e U.S. decision in late 2017 to provide Ukraine with some advanced Javelin antitank missiles opens up a few big questions.
From his jail cell in Ukraine's capital, opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili is calling on supporters to rally for the impeachment of the president and has declared a hunger strike.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Ukraine was the sole sticking point keeping the United States and Russia from forging a closer relationship.