Russia will offer cheaper natural gas to Ukraine if the government in Kiev opts to join a Moscow-led economic bloc after halting free-trade talks with the European Union, according to First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged the leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia to seek progress in talks over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region as negotiations resume today in Vienna after a three-year hiatus.
Gorge Mardyan and his family of four have lost most of their possessions. Gorge left his job as a printer and they have fled their large home in Aleppo, Syria, for a cramped one-room apartment in the disputed South Caucasus region. Yet they feel lucky. They hope they are out of danger.