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Obama voices skepticism on Russia in Ukraine
President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United State and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow doesn't make good on its commitments.
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Putin's choice of words shed light on Ukraine
To understand Russian President Vladimir Putin's intentions in Ukraine, it helps to pay close attention to his choice of words and his reading of history.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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West slams Russia 'fantasy narrative' on Ukraine
Western countries on the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday slammed what they called Russia's "fantasy narrative" on the crisis in Ukraine after a new report on the human rights situation there.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
NATO tries to assure allies as Ukraine violence spreads
WASHINGTON a?? NATO's military leadership is scrambling to assure jittery Central European nations that the alliance will be able to defend them if Russian-sponsored violence in Ukraine spills outside its borders and threatens member nations.
The Plain Dealer
Ukrainian Americans seek sanctions likely to affect Cleveland businesses: the Mix
As heavily armed, Russian-speaking men move through cities in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian Americans in Greater Cleveland are asking their elected representatives to help them support a homeland in peril--even if there's a price to pay.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
US: Evidence of Russia driving Ukraine unrestArmed pro-Russian...
"We are actively evaluating what is happening in eastern Ukraine, what actions Russia has taken, what transgressions they've engaged in," White House spokesman Jay Carney said.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Tensions rise in eastern Ukraine after security officer killed
Tensions are rising in eastern Ukraine after security forces exchanged gunfire with pro-Russia militia in the city of Slovyansk, killing a security officer and wounding five others.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQArmed pro-Russian activists...
The unrest in Donetsk and Slovyansk were the latest shows of spiraling anger in eastern Ukraine, which has a large Russian-speaking population and was also the support base for Viktor Yanukovych, the Ukrainian president who was ousted in February after months of protests in the capital, Kiev.
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US faces reluctant partners in sanctioning Russia 36 minutes
As it warns Russia to step back from Ukraine or suffer another financial hit, the U.S. is simultaneously trying to coax along a reluctant Europe, which is trying to balance its desire to punish Moscow against its fear of economic turmoil from the effects of a new, harsher round of Western trade sanctions.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
NATO: Russian troops 'ready for combat'
A masked pro-Russian activist poses for a photo in front of barricades at the Ukrainian regional office of the Security Service in Luhansk, 20 miles west of the Russian border, in Ukraine, on April 9, 2014.
Time warp land longs for love from Russia
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Wed Apr 09, 2014
Putin threatens to make Ukraine pay ahead for gas
Russia's President Vladimir Putin threatened Wednesday to start charging Ukraine in advance for vital gas supplies -- a move that could sharply hurt his neighbor, which is already on the verge of bankruptcy.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Ukraine tries to quell pro-Moscow uprisingsPro-Russian activist wears ...
In a third city, Luhansk, Ukraine's Security Service said separatists armed with explosives and other weapons were holding 60 people hostage inside the agency's local headquarters.
Ukraine feels nervous as big powers debate fatePeople gathered near...
A " As top diplomats from Russia and the United States have met in Europe's capitals to decide Ukraine's fate in recent weeks, there's been a conspicuous absence: a representative from Ukraine.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Pro-Russians say east Ukraine region independent
Pro-Russian separatists who seized a provincial administration building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Monday proclaimed the region an independent republic in a move echoing the run-up to Russia's annexation of Crimea.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
After Ukraine, Russians brace for repressions
Russians are facing a new wave of repressive measures in a Kremlin bid to bolster domestic control after its annexation of Ukraine's breakaway Crimea, say human rights activists.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Steve Chapman - Boots on the ground in Ukraine?
The United States government has a dangerous penchant for military intervention, so after Vladimir Putin invaded Crimea, it was a relief that no one talked about sending troops or deploying bombers.
Ukraine: Ex-president gave order to fire
Ukraine's interim authorities on Thursday accused fugitive President Viktor Yanukovych of ordering snipers to open fire on protesters and getting help from Russian security agents to battle his own people, but they provided no evidence directly linking him to the bloodbath in Kiev that left more than 100 people dead.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Could Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake Shows in Finland Violate US-Russia Sanctions?
Miley Cyrus and Justin Timberlake probably didn't expect to wake up this morning and find their names mentioned in the same breath as Russian President Vladimir Putin , but their scheduled concerts at a venue in Helsinki, Finland have dropped them in the middle of the current geopolitical scrum over the Ukraine.
Ukraine detains riot police over sniper deathsFILE - " In this file...
A " Authorities in Ukraine said Thursday that they have detained several members of an elite riot police unit on suspicion of shooting protesters during bloody anti-government clashes in February that left more than 100 dead.