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Latest Ukraine Items
Why worry about Ukraine? To many, it seems far away and a country about which they know little.
It took an extra day, but Russia is starting to get results at its hometown Sochi Games.
With the political crisis at home showing no signs of abating, Ukrainian officials insisted Sunday that their bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics will not be derailed - and will help unite the country.
Less than 24 hours after her younger brother just missed out on an Olympic medal, Anastasiya Kuzmina succeeded - and then dedicated her gold medal to him.
Skiing sisters Justine and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe won over many new fans as the first Canadian siblings to medal in the same Olympic event. But in a packed news conference Sunday, Chloe wept as she reflected on two of their most important: their parents.
Picture this scene: Friday night, just before the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics, in what's called the "presidential lounge" of Fisht Stadium. In the hospitality industry, that phrase "presidential" is often thrown around with very little meaning.
A Ukrainian man who allegedly tried to hijack a Turkey-bound commercial flight and divert it to Sochi on the day of the Winter Olympics' opening ceremony wanted to press for the release of anti-government protesters in his country, authorities said Saturday.
Shakhtar Donetsk Brazilian striker Maicon Pereira de Oliveira died in a traffic accident early Saturday, the club said.
Turkish state media say anti-terrorism police are questioning a Ukrainian man who reportedly tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight to Sochi, Russia, as the Winter Olympics were beginning.