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  • Shaping a response to Russia will be a high-stakes test for Obama

    Shaping a response to Russia will be a high-stakes test for Obama
    WASHINGTON — Planned as a springtime tour with a modest itinerary — affording time to chat with the pope, admire the Rembrandts and take in the Colosseum — President Obama's weeklong trip to Europe instead has become a high-stakes test...
  • U.S., Russia impose dueling travel bans; Obama opens door to Russian energy sanctions

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Thursday sanctioned several top Russian politicians and key business oligarchs with ties to Vladimir Putin, raising the stakes in a blossoming international crisis and opening the door for targeting Russia's vital...
  • Analysis: Ukraine puts Obama's slow and steady global approach in the spotlight

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's penchant for diplomacy and soft power is being tested by the burgeoning crisis in Ukraine, as he seeks to punish Russia for annexing Crimea while preventing a larger conflict should Moscow continue encroaching on its...
  • U.S. and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russian presidents imposed sanctions on each other's top aides and other government officials Thursday as the dispute over Crimea intensified and the White House worried publicly that Moscow might be positioning its...
  • Merkel dice que UE impondrá a Rusia sanciones económicas si es necesario

    MERKEL (Reuters) - La canciller alemana, Angela Merkel, dijo en un discurso ante el Parlamento que los líderes europeos están dispuestos a reforzar las medidas punitivas contra Rusia, entre ellas sanciones económicas políticamente sensibles, en una...
  • Russia signs treaty to annex Ukraine's Crimea region

    Russia signs treaty to annex Ukraine's Crimea region
    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin defied Western warnings and signed a treaty to annex Ukraine's Crimean peninsula Tuesday, while accusing the United States and its allies of going too far in luring post-Soviet nations away from...
  • Obama says Russian moves in Crimea will be 'costly'

    Obama says Russian moves in Crimea will be 'costly'
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday warned that Russia's seizure of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula will be a “costly proposition” and vowed that U.S. and Western allies will impose painful economic sanctions if Moscow does not stand...
  • EE.UU. amenaza con sanciones a Rusia mientras Kerry viaja a Ucrania

    EE.UU. amenaza con sanciones a Rusia mientras Kerry viaja a Ucrania
    EE.UU. advirtió hoy de que es "muy probable" que imponga sanciones a Rusia si no cesa su intervención militar en Ucrania, mientras el secretario de Estado, John Kerry, viaja a Kiev para presentar un paquete de ayuda a la economía ucraniana y promover...
  • U.S. suspends trade, investment talks with Russia over Ukraine

    U.S. suspends trade, investment talks with Russia over Ukraine
    (Reuters) - The United States has put trade and investment talks with Russia on hold as a rebuke for Russia's incursion into Ukraine, a U.S. official said on Monday. "We have suspended upcoming bilateral trade and investment engagement with the...
  • Amid Crimea crisis, Secretary of State Kerry will go to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON -- Obama administration officials on Sunday accused Moscow of reinforcing an estimated 6,000 ground and naval forces in Crimea with additional troops as they announced that Secretary of State John F. Kerry will fly to Kiev on Tuesday to offer a...
  • Ucrania se moviliza tras "declaración de guerra" de Putin

    Ucrania se moviliza tras "declaración de guerra" de Putin
    Ucrania se movilizaba para la guerra el domingo con el llamado a filas de todos los reservistas, después de que el presidente ruso Vladimir Putin amenazó con invadir territorio ucraniano en la mayor confrontación entre Moscú y Occidente desde la Guerra...