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  • White House: Putin calls Obama, discuss Ukraine, IS, Iran

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama spoke by telephone Thursday and discussed continued tensions in eastern Ukraine and the fight against the Islamic State in the Middle East. The last time the men spoke was in February, the...
  • Former Russian PM Yevgeny Primakov dies at 85

    Former Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov, whose career included desperate but unsuccessful diplomatic efforts to avert wars in Iraq and NATO's bombing of Yugoslavia, has died. He was 85. President Vladimir Putin on Friday offered condolences to...
  • Estonia protests Russian air violation

    Estonian officials say a Russian military aircraft violated Estonian airspace over the Baltic Sea this week. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mari-Liis Valter says the ministry summoned the Russian ambassador Friday to formally protest the incursion. Valter...
  • Russian consumer rights group warns against trips to Crimea

    The Russian Prosecutor General's office has launched a probe against a consumer rights group that has cautioned Russians against traveling to Crimea. Acting on a request from prosecutors, the government communications watchdog on Monday quickly blocked...
  • Carter: US to provide weapons, aircraft, commandos for NATO

    The U.S. committed Monday to contribute weapons, aircraft and forces, including commandos, as needed for NATO's new rapid reaction force, to help Europe defend against potential Russian aggression from the east and the Islamic State and other violent...
  • U.S. pledges commandos and high-end equipment for new NATO force

    U.S. pledges commandos and high-end equipment for new NATO force
    The United States will contribute special operations forces and high-end military equipment and weapons to the new NATO rapid-reaction force being assembled to protect Eastern European allies from Russian threats and the entire continent from Middle...
  • Carter: U.S. to provide weapons, aircraft, commandos for NATO

    Carter: U.S. to provide weapons, aircraft, commandos for NATO
    The U.S. committed Monday to contribute weapons, aircraft and forces, including commandos, as needed for NATO's new rapid reaction force, to help Europe defend against potential Russian aggression from the east and the Islamic State and other violent...
  • Russia security czar: More than 1,000 Russians fight with IS

    More than 1,000 Russian nationals have joined the Islamic State group and they could pose a major threat when they return, Russia's Security Council chief said. Nikolai Patrushev told the business daily Kommersant in an interview published Monday that...
  • More labor unrest at Russian space center construction site

    The Russian state-controlled company building the country's new space center has dismissed a sub-contractor after it failed to pay wages to more than 80 workers, leading them to go on strike to call attention to their plight. Valeria Timokhova,...
  • Putin discusses Ukraine in call with Merkel, Hollande

    The Kremlin says leaders of Russia, France and Germany have discussed the Ukraine crisis before a new round of diplomatic efforts. It said that Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke over the phone Monday with French President Francois Hollande and...
  • Pentagon chief urges balanced approach to Russian aggression

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the U.S. and NATO need to have a "strong but balanced" approach to Russia, and he questioned whether Moscow's "backward-looking" aggressive behavior will change while President Vladimir Putin remains at the helm....