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  • Why Putin's anti-NATO behavior makes sense to him, and many in Russia

    Why Putin's anti-NATO behavior makes sense to him, and many in Russia
    Russian President Vladimir Putin had an opportunity to lobby for easing international sanctions against his country last month when European and Asian leaders gathered for a summit in Milan, but for his most crucial meeting — a sit-down with...
  • Putin vows to protect Ukraine separatists from defeat

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to prevent the defeat of allied separatists in eastern Ukraine while clinging to his insistence that Russia hasn't been involved in the deadly, 7-month-old conflict. In an interview with Germany's ARD...
  • With Ukraine, focus on facts dispells fear

    On a recent tour of Ukraine, the question was asked at least a dozen times. "Were you afraid to come?" Russian President Vladimir Putin's continued strategy of promoting and supporting a war in the far eastern portion of Ukraine — and Russia's...
  • Fred Hiatt: As Putin keeps advancing, U.S. keeps rationalizing

    Fred Hiatt: As Putin keeps advancing, U.S. keeps rationalizing
    If someone had told you last fall that Russia would soon invade a neighboring country, annex part of it and occupy another chunk, you might have been skeptical. You certainly would not have believed that, in the face of this shattering of the accepted...
  • As forces amass, German diplomat tries to head off Russia-Ukraine war

    Germany's foreign minister shuttled between Kiev and Moscow on Tuesday in an effort to avert all-out war between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. NATO's new chief, meanwhile, warned of a "serious military buildup" by Russia...
  • Obama remains high-handed -- and wrong -- about Ukraine

    PARIS -- For a man who had taken a stunning electoral blow two weeks earlier, Barack Obama completed his Asian trip with an air of unperturbed leadership of the world -- whatever the Republicans at home thought about who was in charge of what now will...
  • Top official says U.S. should consider giving weapons to Ukraine

    Top official says U.S. should consider giving weapons to Ukraine
    President Barack Obama's choice to fill the number two spot at the State Department, Anthony Blinken, spoke favorably on Wednesday about the possibility of providing weapons to Ukraine, which is grappling with pro-Russian separatists. Testifying at a...
  • U.N. rights agency reports 'total breakdown' in eastern Ukraine

    U.N. rights agency reports 'total breakdown' in eastern Ukraine
    More than 4,300 people have died in fighting in eastern Ukraine's “total breakdown of law and order,” the United Nations human rights agency reported Thursday. The Geneva-based U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights lamented...
  • Merkel's tough words for Putin

    Merkel's tough words for Putin
    Russian President Vladimir Putin bolted early from last weekend's world economic summit because, well, he had a long flight ahead to Moscow and he wanted to be fresh at work on Monday and you know how it is. Or maybe there was another reason for Putin's...
  • Biden tells Russia that U.S. will never accept Crimea annexation

    Vice President Joe Biden told the Kremlin during a visit Friday to Ukraine that the United States will never recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea and warned Moscow that it faces greater isolation if it continues its "provocative action." Biden was in...
  • Russia says it loses billions to oil slump, sanctions

    International sanctions and slumping oil prices are costing Russia well over $100 billion a year, a top official acknowledged Monday. “We are losing about $40 billion a year because of geopolitical sanctions and about $90 [billion] to $100 billion...