The Javelin missiles are deemed so effective that intention to sell or deploy them has long warranted a big political announcement.
Moscow claims that any Russian military hardware was looted by rebels from Ukrainian government depots.
Russia is one of the few countries to recognize South Ossetia as independent.
Two years after being expelled from their university by Russian-backed separatists, classes resumed.
Moldova's eastern region of Transnistria is held by pro-Russia separatists.
South Ossetian rebels are planning a referendum next year.
The prosecutor has found evidence that could implicate both Russia and Georgia.
$3 billion is chump change for Putin, but payment could drive Ukraine into an acute currency crisis.
Russian-backed artillery bombardment of Sartana, Ukraine, spurs the mayor to visit the library for inspiration.
Law student Alik Sardarian tended to the injured during the Maidan uprising before reluctantly going to war.
A Moscow store is stocking a variety of products in support of eastern Ukraine's rebels.
Newsweek's reporter files an eyewitness account of the battle to defend the strategic airport against Russian-backed soldiers.
An estimated 13 people per day were being killed in Ukraine, violating the ceasefire agreement signed in September
The deal amounts to the biggest transfer of powers to Scotland from the United Kingdom since 1999
"I'm an American. I joined an independence movement," says Hunter, an American military vet who speaks only English, denying he sides with Russia
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko cancelled a visit to Turkey over the 'rapidly deteriorating situation'
The jets were brought down not far from the crash site of flight MH17, say the Ukrainian military