MARIUPOL, Ukraine (CNN) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin wants a delay in a referendum on whether certain eastern Ukrainian residents want sovereignty from Ukraine, Russian government news agency ITAR-Tass reported Wednesday.
Arwa Damon, Lena Kashkarova and Laura Smith-Spark
May 07, 2014
(CNN) -- If you didn't already know, Cinco de Mayo is a bigger deal in the United States than in Mexico. Here, this unofficial holiday is almost as popular as, oh, St. Patrick's Day -- which means it's unfortunately become a drinking holiday. So much so that it's been nicknamed, Cinco de Drinko and even Gringo de Mayo.
Odessa, Ukraine (CNN) - In Ukraine, pro-Russian demonstrators stormed a police headquarters building, eventually winning their demand for the release of arrested activists. It happened in the city of Odessa, far from the eastern part of the country where most of the pro-Russia activity has taken place.
Toronto, CN (CNN) - Toronto mayor Rob Ford is in the spotlight again after reports of a new video allegedly showing the mayor smoking crack cocaine surfaced. Now, his lawyer says Ford will seek treatment for alcohol abuse.
DONETSK, Ukraine (CNN) -- Crowds marched through Ukraine's eastern city of Donetsk Thursday demanding greater autonomy, as a tense stand-off between pro-Russian militants and the interim government in Kiev shows no sign of easing.
Laura Smith-Spark and Arwa Damon
May 01, 2014
(CNN) -- Even as they were rejecting as far-fetched an Australian company's assertion that it may have identified the resting place of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 -- thousands of miles from where investigators have been searching -- experts acknowledged Wednesday that they have little choice but to check it out.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (CNN) -- In the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk, makeshift barricades, concertina wire and masked men in camouflage greeted visitors to the regional administration building Wednesday.
Arwa Damon, Nick Paton Walsh and Laura Smith-Spark
April 30, 2014
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