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The pressure rises on former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort as the Russia investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller heats up.

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Vladimir Putin orders hundreds of U.S. diplomats out of the country as tensions escalate with Russia.

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Jared Kushner, son-in-law and special adviser to the president, is questioned by congressional investigators about his Russia contacts.

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As a House committee chair says no special prosecutor is needed to investigate Trump- Russia ties, a look at the evolving U.S.-Russia relationship.

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Ukrainian separatists have returned the bodies of those who died in the recent plane crash after much negotiation. We have the latest on the situation in Ukraine after a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down near the Russian border.

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A Malaysia Airlines plane crashes in the politically heated Ukrainian territory. Was it an accident or terrorism? And could the incident touch off new international tensions. 

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As Russia moves swiftly to annex Crimea, we talk with former NATO Ambassador Ivo Daalder about the crisis in Ukraine and what he thinks the West’s response should be. View a timeline of key events in Ukraine's political crisis and read an article about the local Ukrainian population’s reaction to the current state of affairs.

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As Russia continues to assert its influence in Crimea, concern grows among the Chicago Ukrainian community. Read an article.

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As Russian troops tighten their grip on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula and Western powers scramble to respond, we talk with Chicagoan and former U.S. ambassador to NATO, Ivo Daalder.

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President Barack Obama meets with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at his dacha outside Moscow, Russia, July 7, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

The president of Russia writes an open letter to American readers in The New York Times urging "caution" in Syria. Eddie Arruza and his guests have analysis. Read Putin's full Op-Ed.

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Pieces of a famed Russian meteorite land at the Field Museum. Eddie Arruza has the story.