In this video, The World’s Tibisay Zea explains how the war in Ukraine is shaking up a big part of Senegal's food culture.
It's a disturbing time for Jews in Europe right now. But the conflict in Ukraine seems to be making that country a little more welcoming to its Jewish citizens, even as they continue leaving the country in large numbers.
Ukraine's latest easefire is finally holding, but the US warns that pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine are likely to resume the war in the spring. And in the meantime, Ukraine is suffering from the same economic woes as Russia as oil prices plummet.
Thousands of Ukrainian troops trapped in the encircled city of Debaltseve made a desperate bid for freedom last night. Many escaped, but heavy rebel fire took a bloody toll and forced soldiers to abandon wounded comrades on the way off the battlefield.
The ceasefire in Ukraine is shaky at best, and has failed to stop fighting in the eastern part of the country. And despite ongoing negotiations with Ukraine and Western leaders, it seems that's exactly how Russian President Vladimir Putin likes it.
Daisy Sindelar traveled to six cities in Ukraine and talked with people about what their old family photographs say about who they, and their country, are today. The result offers an unexpectedly joyous and colorful glimpse into Ukraine's past.
Moscow denies it is even in Ukraine, but a security expert says the country is being used as a test-lab by Russia to modernize its weaponry and gain parity — or superiority — over Western weaponry.
With the ruble tanking and the US moving to aid Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has fewer and fewer good options to shore up his country's position. And that may end in an even bigger crisis than the current one.
Heavy fighting is raging once again in eastern Ukraine. After five months of a fragile ceasefire, Ukrainian rebels went on the offensive again a couple of weeks ago, and the Ukrainian army has been fighting them in the town of Debaltseve. But along with the soldiers are several thousand civilians living in squalid conditions in the town.
The FBI has uncovered a Russian spy ring in New York and arrested one of its members — even though the spies didn't accomplish much at all. So are the arrests just a way for the US to distract from its lack of bargaining power as Russia steps up its involvement in Ukraine again?