Sebastian Gorka's refugee parents escaped from Communist Hungary. Now he's a deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, making the case for the immigrant and refugee ban.
President Barack Obama has said repeatedly that the secession of Crimea from Ukraine is a violation of international law. But doesn't Crimea have the right to determine its own fate? An international lawyer says the problem came with Russia's military intervention.
There's a place we want you to name in The World's snap Geo Quiz for Tuesday. It's a bay on the shores of the Black Sea. And it's famous for — get this —its nude beaches.
In the city of Donetsk, pro-Russian demonstrators held protests underneath a statue of Vladimir Lenin with the hope they'll return, just like Crimea did, to Russia.
The self-declared prime minister of Crime is a wrestler, once sold umbrellas and cigarettes, and is accused of having worked for the mafia. In the last month, he organized a pro-Russian paramilitary force that quickly took charge when Russian forces intervened in Crimea.
The Crimean Tatars are just a small slice of Crimea's population, but their voices could make a difference in the Russia-Ukraine standoff. And Russia is courting them hard.
From the start of the anti-government protests in Ukraine, Russia's mainstream media have portrayed the protesters as anti-democratic forces intent on hurting Ukraine's ethnic Russians. Some Russians are rallying behind their government's intervention in Ukraine. Others, though, have mounted small-scale protests against Russia's military actions.
Masked Russian troops have moved into Crimea, with unmarked uniforms and heavy arms. Some of the residents cheer them, while others fear them. And they may be the undoing of the delicate ethnic balance in Crimea.
Russia's military moves since the fall of Ukraine's government last week seem to signal one thing. Russia is not prepared to lose the Crimea. And the reason is pretty straightforward, if you look at history.