The spokesman declined to say where the works were being held, “for obvious security reasons.” Until Apr. 3, the two paintings had been on display at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris as part of “The Morozov Collection: Icons of Modern Art,” a huge exhibition of works that once belongedContinue Reading

LONDON — Three European leaders staged a defiant show of support for Ukraine on Tuesday, traveling to its besieged capital, Kyiv, even as a relentless Russian artillery bombardment left apartment towers in the city ablaze, forcing terrified residents to flee into the street with only the clothes on their backs.Continue Reading

BRUSSELS — The leaders of three eastern members of the European Union traveled to Kyiv on Tuesday on a high-risk mission that was kept under wraps until after they had boarded a train to the embattled Ukrainian capital. Poland’s prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, posted photos on Facebook of the menContinue Reading

President Milos Zeman of the Czech Republic, who tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, appointed the country’s new prime minister on Sunday while sitting inside a transparent cube. Mr. Zeman, 77, was discharged from a hospital in Prague on Saturday and is currently required to isolate. He rolled inContinue Reading