By Inés Gaviria
The Crimean peninsula shares a long history with Russia. Annexed during the reign of Catherine the Great in 1783, it was part of Russia until 1954 when former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev transferred it to the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.
By Sean Nelson
More than 40 percent of South Sudan’s population is in need of emergency help.
By Tatiana Darie
Moldovans worry that a Russian effort to annex Transdniestria could turn a frozen conflict hot.
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