08/29/14 03:46 PM
MOSCOW (AP) — The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border. "He was vague in a way that was very unusual, and it was hard for all of them to...
08/29/14 03:17 PM
MILAN (AP) — Several European Union foreign ministers on Friday accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine and said Moscow should be punished with additional economic sanctions. The meeting of the 28-nation bloc's top diplomats in Milan came one day after NATO said Moscow slipped at least 1,000...
08/28/14 11:17 PM
NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict. Russia dismissed the allegations, describing the fighters there as...
08/28/14 06:02 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday accused Moscow of having "outright lied" about its role in Ukraine, as alarmed members of the Security Council demanded that Russia remove its fighters from a new front in the unfolding crisis and threatened sanctions....
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 05:54 PM
When asked about the prospect of additional sanctions against Russia, the president replied, "I think there are ways for us to deepen or expand the scope of some of that work."
08/28/14 05:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ruling out the possibility that the U.S. will take military action to address growing violence in Ukraine. Obama says the U.S. will stand firm with its allies to address the conflict in Ukraine, where the U.S. says Russia is backing pro-Russian...
By Paul Bedard | 08/28/14 04:39 PM
A majority of Americans don't believe that President Obama is tough enough with foreign foes, feeding their concerns that the world has become a far more dangerous place, according to the Pew.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 04:10 PM
United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power told the U.N. on Thursday that Western nations would need to â€œratchet up the consequences on Russiaâ€ï¿½ in the wake of Russian forces invading Ukraine.
08/28/14 11:30 AM
The escalating conflict in Ukraine weighed on U.S. Thursday, helping push the major stock indexes lower in morning trading. An encouraging report on U.S. economic growth and the job market weren't enough to stop the selling. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 fell four points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,995...
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/28/14 08:21 AM
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday accused Russia of invading his country and called for an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting to discuss the situation.
08/27/14 04:31 PM
NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine's strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles with government troops. The bold offensive along a new southeastern front raised the...
08/27/14 04:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration accused Russia on Wednesday of orchestrating a new military campaign in Ukraine that is helping rebel forces expand their fight in the country's east and sending tanks, rocket launchers and armored vehicles toward communities elsewhere. "These...
By Jed Babbin | 08/27/14 03:48 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin apparently is a very patient man. Having taken over the Crimean Peninsula, his gradual conquest of Ukraine is proceeding, albeit at an uncertain pace.
08/26/14 08:16 PM
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine's president said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin accepts the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine but the Russian leader insisted that only Kiev can reach a cease-fire deal with the pro-Moscow separatists. Following meetings between Putin and Ukrainian President...
08/25/14 04:47 PM
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president on Monday dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency in its eastern regions. In a statement on his website, President Petro Poroshenko said snap elections would be held Oct....
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