The fighters were employed by a private contractor with links to the Kremlin, muckraking Russian paper claims.
Konstantinos Katsifas had made nationalist claims on social media in days before he died in a shootout near the Greek border.
Despite icy relations, economic ties remain tight, with Russia now Ukraine’s biggest trading partner.
Commercial, military, and scientific cooperation with Tashkent are all set for a boost.
Moscow hits back with claim of many deaths at secret U.S.-run bioweapons lab.
Kyiv calls on Budapest to refrain from ‘unfriendly steps’ as a diplomatic row over the Hungarian minority deepens.
Prime Minister Zaev vows to hold vote in parliament over name change that, if approved, would pave the way for EU and NATO membership.
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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.