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An image from the rally (credit: CBS)

Ukrainians Living In Colorado Say They’re Worried

People in Crimea are celebrating a vote to break with Ukraine and join Russia. About 96 percent of voters favored it Sunday. The decision came just two weeks after Russian troops seized the peninsula.

03/17/2014

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Protesters Gather At State Capitol To Call For Peace In Crimea

A few dozen people gathered on the steps of the state capitol to call for peace in Crimea on Sunday.

03/16/2014

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Denver Church Prays For Peace In Ukraine

Inside a Byzantine Catholic church in Denver prayers of hope are continued to be offered for peace in Ukraine.

03/16/2014

Polina Shennikova (credit: CBS)

Promising Gymnast From Wheat Ridge On Fast Track To Olympics

The summer Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro are only two years away. If things go as planned, a promising young gymnast from Colorado might be representing the U.S. Her name is Polina Shennikova, the daughter of proud Russian immigrants.

02/24/2014

Snowboard - Winter Olympics Day 5

Olympic Experience Likely Over For Steamboat Springs Snowboarder Arielle Gold

Arielle Gold crashed in practice before the Snowboard Women’s Halfpipe Qualification Heats on Wednesday.

02/12/2014

Evgeniya Vavrinyuk, left, with translator Diana Senova (credit: CBS)

Varlamov’s Girlfriend Says She’s Received Death Threats

The 24-year-old Russian girlfriend of Colorado Avalanche player Semyon Varlamov says she and her family in her homeland have been receiving death threats since she has come forward about his alleged abuse.

11/01/2013

Semyon Varlamov in court (credit: CBS)

Judge Allows Varlamov To Travel With Avalanche

Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov will be allowed to travel with the team following his arrest on domestic violence related charges, a Denver judge said Thursday.

10/31/2013

Cesana San Sicario, ITALY:  US twins Lanny and Tracy Barnes talk by the shooting range during a practice session for the Women's 75km biathlon sprint event at the Turin 2006 Winter Olympics, 15 February 2006 in Cesana San Sicario (credit: ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Twin Colorado Biathletes Looking Toward 2014 Olympics

Twins Lanny and Tracy Barnes of Durango are shooting to be the first American biathletes ever to medal at the Olympics.

05/06/2013

The meteor that struck Russia on Friday (credit: CBS)

Local Experts: Rare Meteor That Struck Earth Could Happen Often

Scientists at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science said the meteor that struck Earth likely came from an asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. And it could happen more often.

02/15/2013

The Wells Family (credit: CBS)

Colorado Couple Caught In Middle Of Russian Adoption Problem

Russian President Vladimir Putin has banned Americans from adopting Russian children, immediately affecting 50 children who were already in the adoption process.

12/28/2012

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