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  • 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....
  • Trudy Rubin: How Russia could become a US ally

    As the Kremlin stokes the conflict in Ukraine and ratchets up tensions with NATO, there's lots of talk about a Cold War redux. So it was fascinating to hear Mikhail Khodorkovsky the billionaire oil magnate whom Russian President Vladimir Putin imprisoned...
  • Poland appoints commander of armed forces in case of war

    In an unprecedented move, Poland's president has appointed army Lt. Gen. Marek Tomaszycki as commander of the nation's armed forces in case of war. Bronislaw Komorowski said Monday the appointment was a reaction to increased threats and instability in...
  • Russia and Greece consider collaborating to circumvent Western sanctions

    Russia and Greece consider collaborating to circumvent Western sanctions
    As Russia and Greece each endure strained relations with the rest of Europe, their leaders have been pondering how they might collaborate to sidestep their Western neighbors' sanctions and censure. With his Balkan nation on the brink of economic...
  • Putin criticizes US but offers to cooperate on global crises

    Despite the showdown with the West over Ukraine, Moscow wants to cooperate with Washington and its allies in dealing with the threat posed by the Islamic State group and other global challenges, President Vladimir Putin said Friday as he tried to allay...
  • Russian opposition activist attacked on campaign trip

    A Russian activist who works with opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been hospitalized after being attacked while on a campaign trip in Russia's far east. Navalny posted a photograph on his website that appears to show Dmitry Taralov lying on the...
  • Greek leader tells Russia he seeks 'new harbors' from European storm

    Greek leader tells Russia he seeks 'new harbors' from European storm
    With his Balkan nation on the brink of economic collapse, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told a Russian economic forum on Friday that he was in search of "new harbors" from the storm of criticism and crippling austerity measures imposed on Greece...
  • Reagan provides blueprint to deal with Russia

    Reagan provides blueprint to deal with Russia
    During the Reagan administration, the Soviet Union was considered to be a big threat to the United States and the world. President Reagan called the Soviets "an evil empire" and initiated enormous defense spending to fight an arms race with the Soviets....
  • Putin: Russian pipeline project to help Greece pay its debt

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said after Friday's talks with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that a prospective Russian natural gas pipeline should help Greece service its debt, but the Kremlin said the question of direct Russian financial aid to...
  • For many in Greece, the economic crisis takes a major toll: their homes

    Michael Samolis is cleanshaven, wears sensible shorts and radiates a whiff of cologne. He once took classes at Columbia University and at a technical institute in New York, and he ran a successful trucking business in his native Greece. But as the 58-...