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  • 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...
  • Containing Putin [Editorial]

    Containing Putin  [Editorial]
    The seizure of the Crimea region of southern Ukraine by Russian troops over the weekend has created the most serious crisis in Europe since Moscow's 2008 incursion into Georgia, which led to the effective dismemberment and annexation of parts of that...
  • Ukrainian soldiers in Crimea reject Russian demands of allegiance

    Ukrainian soldiers in Crimea reject Russian demands of allegiance
    BAKHCHISARAY, Ukraine — The Russian soldiers outside an army base in this Crimean city had demands Monday for the Ukrainian soldiers inside: Pledge allegiance to the Russian military or put their weapons in storage, abandon their post and go home....
  • 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...
  • Kerry, on Kiev visit, warns Russia over '19th century' behavior

    Kerry, on Kiev visit, warns Russia over '19th century' behavior
    KIEV, Ukraine -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Tuesday paid emotional tribute to “these brave Ukrainians” who stood up to autocracy -- some at the cost of their lives -- in the deadly culmination of a three-month rebellion that...
  • Congress, Europe resist U.S. sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Congress, Europe resist U.S. sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's plans to impose punitive economic sanctions on Russia — potentially its strongest response to Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine — already are facing resistance from administration allies in...
  • Stray dogs in Sochi deserve better than extermination

    Q: I saw on your blog (http://www.chicagnow.com/stevedale) that you've taken a stand, calling for people to boycott watching the Olympics. Do you think blogs like yours have helped the world see what's really going on in Russia, as they continue to kill...
  • Khodorkovsky: For now, steering clear of Russia and politics

    MOSCOW -- Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former oil tycoon once considered President Vladimir Putin's most potent political foe, said Sunday that he had no plans to resume his business or political activities or to support Russia's embattled opposition forces....
  • White House confirms use of chemical weapons in Syria

    The government in Syria has used chemical weapons in that country’s civil war, killing at least 100 to 150 civilians, the White House said Thursday in an announcement that left unclear what the U.S. response would be. Small-scale attacks using...
  • Russia not convinced by U.S. claims of Syrian chemical weapons use

    Russia not convinced by U.S. claims of Syrian chemical weapons use
    MOSCOW – Russia on Friday said it was not persuaded by U.S. assertions that Syria has used chemical weapons in the country’s civil war and called the decision to send arms to some rebel groups unhelpful. Yuri Ushakov, an aide to Russian...
  • White House: Arms to Syrian rebels due 'in the weeks to come'

    White House: Arms to Syrian rebels due 'in the weeks to come'
    WASHINGTON- -The White House said Friday that it will take weeks to deliver weapons and ammunition to Syrian rebels despite the rising death toll in the civil war and pleas for speedy assistance from anti-government forces. The United States has created...