The meeting, perhaps Biden’s highest-stakes leader-to-leader conversation since he took office more than 10 months ago, may set the course for Ukraine’s ability to remain a fully independent nation.
The Russian defence ministry added that "a border patrol ship fired warning shots" and then a Su-24 aircraft dropped four bombs along the destroyer's path.
For Vladimir Putin, such an occurence fundamentally alters the risk versus reward equation when it comes to repeating his action in Crimea, were he of such a mind
As UEFA orders changes to Ukraine jersey, a look back at instances when politics tackled football to the ground
As UEFA orders Ukraine to make changes to their Euro 2020 jersey to remove a "nationalist" slogan that sparked protests from Russia, AFP looks at other political controversies on the pitch.
Archaeologists have found clear proof of an ancient surgical procedure, called trepanation which involved drilling small holes in the skull
People inside Russia who typed Simferopol into Apple's Maps and Weather apps, saw it displayed as 'Simferopol, Crimea, Russia'
A long-awaited swap of prisoners between Russia and Ukraine was underway on Saturday, sources and state media said.
'It should be the G8', says Donald Trump, unsettling G7 members by calling for Russia's return week before summit in France
President Donald Trump on Tuesday gave a foretaste of his convention-wrecking diplomacy at next weekend's G7 by calling for Russia to be readmitted
Six Indian sailors killed on fuel ships which caught fire in Kerch Strait; operations on to rescue 6 missing workers
t least six Indian sailors were killed and an equal number of them went missing after two fuel ships carrying Indian and Turkish crew members caught fire in the Kerch Strait, where the blaze was still raging following the accident on Monday, officials said on Wednesday.
Two ships with Indian, Turkish crew catch fire in Kerch Strait, 14 dead; accident took place during fuel transfer
Both ships were flying Tanzanian flags. One of them was a liquefied natural gas carrier and another one was a tanker. The fire broke out as the two ships were transferring fuel from one to the other
France, Germany call for 'solid, full and permanent' ceasefire in Ukraine ahead of planned truce with Russia
The leaders of France and Germany on Friday reiterated their call for a "solid, full and permanent ceasefire" in Ukraine's conflict-torn east ahead of a planned cessation of hostilities. Their remarks came a day after representatives from Ukraine, Russia and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) announced that a fresh ceasefire would start Saturday morning.
Ukrainian president says country under threat of 'full-scale war' with Russia, increases military presence along border
Russian forces on Sunday fired on and captured three Ukrainian ships and their crews off Crimea, sparking the most dangerous crisis between the ex-Soviet neighbours in years.
The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Monday to discuss the escalation, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said. The meeting was requested by both Russia and Ukraine.
US sanctions Russia over Crimea business dealings; penalties imposed on former chief of missile forces, luxury hotel in Yalta
The sanctions will freeze any US-based assets and ban any financial transactions with the targets, who include Vladimir Zaritsky, the former commander-in-chief of Russia's missile forces and artillery who is leading a hotel project in Crimea.
Teen kills 19, injures dozens in Crimea college shooting before committing suicide; police rule out terror angle
At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea when a student went through the building shooting at fellow pupils.
Russia to launch largest military drill on 11 September; 300,000 troops, including China and Mongolia, to participate
President Vladimir Putin is expected to attend Vostok 2018 after hosting an economic forum in Russia's far eastern city Vladivostok, where his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping is one of the star guests.
Amid outcry over Russia's retirement plan, low approval ratings, Vladimir Putin dilutes legislation to reduce retirement age for women to 60 years
The televised address marked an extraordinary occasion when Putin apparently felt compelled to explain a major policy decision to the public, reflecting the contentious nature of the retirement reforms.
China waging 'cold war' against US, using resources to replace America as leading power, says CIA expert
China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert said.
Helsinki Summit: Donald Trump arrives for historic summit with Vladimir Putin, is greeted by protests
Donald Trump, accompanied by his wife Melania arrived in Helsinki for the historic summit with Vladimir Putin. He was greeted by protests against his immigration policies and Putin's autocratic regime
FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia defender Domagoj Vida escapes ban after shouting pro-Ukraine slogans in match against Russia
Domagoj Vida has escaped a FIFA ban after being filmed shouting pro-Ukraine slogans. Ukraine and Russia have harboured animosity towards each other since Russia's annexation of Crimea, which has resulted in hostilities.