John Kerry and Sergey Lavrov Meet to Discuss Russian Plans
Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian counterpart Sergey V. Lavrov about the plans Russia has for Ukraine , but that meeting ended inconclusively, according to the New York Times.
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REPORT: Top Russians Close To Putin Targeted In EU/US Visa Bans
Visa bans threatened by the European Union and United States should Crimea vote to join Russia in a referendum would target at least 13 Russian politicians and industry leaders including Vladimir Putin's close aides, Germany's Bild newspaper reported.
UN appeals to Russia, U.S. to salvage Syria peace talks
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed to Russia and the United States on Wednesday to help revive stalled peace talks aimed at ending Syria's three-year-old civil war, saying it was time to put an end to the bloodshed that has torn Syria apart.
Deputy UN chief leaves for Ukraine to ease crisis
UNITED NATIONS , March 2 -- UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson will leave for Ukraine Sunday evening in an effort to de-escalate the intensifying crisis in the country, a UN spokesman told reporters here.
Obama confers by phone with Putin on Russian troops in Ukraine
U.S. President Barack Obama held a 90-minute phone conservation with Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday as the U.N. Security Council met on Ukraine.
UN's Ban calls for halt in bloodshed in Ukraine
Urging all parties to resume a genuine dialogue right away, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appealed Thursday for restraint in Ukraine.