Russia massed more than 100,000 troops near Ukraine's borders over the last few months but denied plans to invade. It, however, said it could take unspecified military action if demands were not met, including barring Ukraine from ever joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
Eric Adeson and Shelley Vaughn had been dating one another for several months until a lover's quarrel brought things to a squeaking halt over the weekend. As a result, Eric Adeson's life may never be the same. During the heat of an argument in Adeson's condominium, Shelley Vaughn threw his personal belongings off of the balcony before grabbing her boyfriend's three-year-old pug, Bucky, and throwing him off of the balcony as well.
The African Union says it is disturbed by reports that amid the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, African citizens on the Ukrainian side of the border are being refused the right to cross the border to safety.
Ukraine says it was ready to negotiate with Moscow and was sending its representatives to the Belarus border. Russia has put its nuclear deterrence forces on alert, according to President Putin. DW has the latest.