The Ukraine is now suffering under a totalitarian regime, the head of that country's beleaguered Communist Party said.
International law guarantees the right to seek asylum; seizing boats and mass detentions are violations of this right.
The legislative arm of the European Union approved a position statement backing, with modifications, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Victory in Europe Day, is celebrated on May 8, but actually the formalities of the war's end were spread over three days.
At the demonstration against "Dragoon Ride" in Prague, speakers also denounced Czech membership in NATO.
The negotiations between Greece and the EU bring to mind Themistocles, a man who knew when to retreat and when to fight.
Almost before the votes were counted in the recent Greek elections, battle lines were being drawn all over Europe.
During the week ending on May 25, voters in the 28 countries of the European Union voted for members of the 766-member European Parliament.
If you want to understand why our government is so worked up about Ukraine, a good place to start is with U.S. actions in Yugoslavia some 25 years ago.
The U.S. and its allies may rail against the referendum in the Crimea; Scots will consider a very similar one on September 18, and Catalans would like to do the same.