Russian President Vladimir Putin successfully brought Crimea back into Russia and seeks to redraw the map of Europe, experts on Russia say. (Source: MGN Online)
Separatists declare the 'People's Republic' in the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Monday, April 28. The flags of Russia and the former Soviet Union were flown in celebration. (Source: CNN)
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The tensions between Ukraine, Russia and the U.S. have increased after a passenger airliner crashed in an region controlled of pro-Russian rebels.
The U.S. will sanction Russia after weeks of tension between Ukraine and Russia. Crimea voted to become a Russian region, while pro-Russian protestors continue to seize buildings in the eastern part of Ukraine.