BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is threatening to freeze visa liberalization and economic cooperation talks and boycott the G8 summit in Russia's Sochi if Moscow does not deescalate the crisis in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula by Thursday.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A U.S. Olympic sponsor and U.N. panel condemned a Russian law criticized as a stifling of gay rights as protests were planned for around the world Wednesday, keeping an irritant to the hosts of the Winter Olympics front and center two days ahead of the opening ceremonies.
MOSCOW (AP) — The search for three women suspected of planning terrorist attacks at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics has raised one of Russia's most feared specters — the female suicide bombers known as "black widows." For more than a decade, women have committed many of Russia's worst terro…
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Russian aluminum baron Oleg Deripaska's company has launched a 100 million-euro ($1362 million) lawsuit against Montenegro over the handling of its aluminum smelter in the Balkan country.