09/18/14 11:16 AM
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's cease-fire appears largely to be holding, with one killing reported in the last two days in Donetsk, one of the hardest-hit cities in the conflict, officials said Thursday. The city council in Donetsk said no deaths were reported in fighting overnight on...
By Washington Examiner | 09/17/14 05:51 PM
There exists a painless plan that can make Russia's future attempts to bully its neighbors less relevant and profitable.
09/17/14 02:18 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — It was an unexpected question from a woman hoping to sell me her Warsaw apartment: "Are you sure you want to buy now, when war could be coming?" Though she was half joking, her comment revealed an anxiety Poles express frequently these days — that Russian aggression in...
By David M. Drucker | 09/17/14 12:36 PM
Republican strategists in three key early states say the rise of the Islamic State will propel more hawkish presidential candidates in 2016.
09/17/14 12:01 PM
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Shelling in rebel-held parts of east Ukraine killed at least 12 civilians on Wednesday, as a top leader of pro-Russian rebels rejected Ukrainian legislation meant to end the unrest by granting self-rule to large swaths of the east. The city council of Donetsk, the...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/16/14 02:26 PM
Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove said he has asked for a review of budget cuts that have led to the decline of forces based on the continent in response to recent Russian aggression against Ukraine and threats to other nations.
09/16/14 06:00 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's currency dropped to an all-time low against the dollar on Tuesday as investors fret about long-term economic damage from Western sanctions. The United States and the European Union last week imposed a new round of sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine that...
By Susan Crabtree | 09/15/14 05:31 PM
The White House says the chance of a meeting between President Obama and Russian or Iranian leaders at the United Nation's General Assembly meeting next week are slim to none.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/15/14 01:06 PM
A fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine may have brought a temporary respite in the fighting but also may sow the seeds for a new conflict, NATO's supreme allied commander for Europe said Monday.
By Philip Klein | 09/12/14 01:01 PM
There's a popular observation among political commentators that Americans want a beneficial -- but cheap -- government.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/14/14 04:43 PM
"I have no right to disclose any specific country we reached that agreement with. But the fact is that those weapons are already on the way to us," Ukraine's defense minister said.
09/13/14 03:31 PM
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — A convoy of more than 200 white trucks crossed the Russian border to deliver humanitarian aid to a battered Ukrainian city on Saturday, a move made without Kiev's consent yet met with silence by Ukraine's top leaders. "Early in the morning, we entered Ukraine to bring...
09/12/14 11:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unsatisfied with a fragile cease-fire in Ukraine, the United States and the European Union levied new sanctions Friday against major Russian banks and defense companies, as well as penalties aimed at curtailing Russia's ability to develop oil and gas projects. But the...
09/12/14 04:32 PM
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — European leaders said Friday that they would allow Ukraine to delay putting a landmark trade deal into effect, a major concession to Russia which has repeatedly threatened retaliation if Kiev implements the measure. "I'm happy that today, with a trilateral meeting we had in...
09/12/14 11:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States hit Russia Friday with a new round of economic sanctions, levying penalties on Russia's largest bank and expanding financing restrictions on major energy and defense companies. The sanctions were imposed in coordination with the European Union, which unveiled...
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