c74d386aec082b0f520f6a706700f124.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

Pro-Russian activists with Russian flag sitting at a barricade at the regional administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.    Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine said on Wednesday that they are holding captive American journalist with Vice News Simon Ostrovsky who has not been seen since early Tuesday April 22.  Ostrovsky has been covering the crisis in Ukraine for some weeks and was reporting about groups of masked gunmen seizing government buildings in eastern Ukrainian. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Pro-Russian activists with Russian flag sitting at a barricade at the regional administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine said on Wednesday that they are holding captive American journalist with Vice News Simon Ostrovsky who has not been seen since early Tuesday April 22. Ostrovsky has been covering the crisis in Ukraine for some weeks and was reporting about groups of masked gunmen seizing government buildings in eastern Ukrainian. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Featured Photo Galleries

Mahan 3.jpg

Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.