Russian anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny lost the Moscow mayor's race, but he's calling for a recount -- and a runoff election. He claims that Sunday's contest was rigged.
Ukraine's prime minister has accused Russia of seeking to wipe out Ukraine as an independent country. This comes amid reports that a second Russian aid convoy has crossed the border.
The European Union and Ukraine have agreed to delay the implementation of their free-trade pact until the end of next year. The move is a concession to Russia, which had complained its industry would be hurt by the deal.
Comments from both Ukrainian President Poroshenko and Russian President Putin seem to indicate the two sides of the east Ukraine conflict are coming to an agreement. The details and timeline, however, remain unclear.
A second Russian convoy of humanitarian aid has rolled into eastern Ukraine. The country's prime minister, meanwhile, has accused Moscow of seeking to 'eliminate' Ukraine as an independent country.
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