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International powers are to meet in London tomorrow to work on drawing up a list of Russian figures who could face asset freezes and travel bans if Moscow fails to de-escalate the current crisis over Ukraine, Prime Minister David Cameron has told MPs.
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I recently posted this article: Why Russia No Longer Fears the West . The author, one Ben Judah, made the point that the West lately projects an image of weakness, and Putin has been emboldened by it.
Tonight on ABC's hit drama REVENGE continues after an almost two-month hiatus with a new episode called, "Payback."
Pro-Russian activists attacked a pro-Kiev rally in Crimea with clubs and whips on Sunday as thousands took to the streets across Ukraine in rival demonstrations, escalating separatist tensions in the troubled ex-Soviet state.
'I am very interested in this idea of something becoming nothing, and conversely, nothing becoming something.
Yann Mingard, KrioRus, Alabushevo, near Moscow, Russia, 2010. This fibreglass vat is for the cryopreservation of human bodies or brains.
Russia may have access to TOP SECRET U.S. intelligence and battle plans from informant Edward Snowden who's currently granted asylum in Moscow Russia may have access to American top secret intelligence and battle plans, the Head of the Defense Intelligence Agency announced on NPR on Friday.
In this Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 file photo, Egypt s military chief Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi smiles as he speaks to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during their talks along with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Moscow, Russia.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at a March 5 news conference on the situation in Ukraine at EC headquarters in Brussels on March 5 With officials in the Ukrainian region of Crimea preparing a referendum on joining the Russian Federation and Russian lawmakers drafting legislation that would enable Moscow to accept Crimea as a new ... (more)
March 16 is C Day. The Crimean parliament -- by 78 votes with eight abstentions -- decided this is the day when Crimean voters will choose between joining the Russian Federation or to remain part of Ukraine as an autonomous region with very strong powers, according to the 1992 constitution.
Opening statements were set to begin Friday in the court-martial of an Army general accused of sexually assaulting a captain under his command with whom he had a three-year affair.
Crimea's parliament voted on Thursday to join Russia, and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days, in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region that drew a sharp riposte from U.S. President Barack Obama.
The former United States ambassador to the Russian Federation - only eight days out of office - told reporters on Friday that the White House is taking the right steps in responding to the crisis in Ukraine, saying the threats to impose sanctions on Moscow are working to change the situation in the immediate term.