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  • Russia and the West rattle sabers and renew sanctions

    Though Russian and Western officials repeatedly claim they don't want a return to Cold War-era hostility, both sides have renewed sanctions and toughened their military posture in recent days. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday extended for...
  • For Ukraine, half-measures are worse than none

    For Ukraine, half-measures are worse than none
    If you're out for a hike and find a deep, wide chasm in your path, you have a few options. You might give up and turn back. You might devise a way to get over it. You might look for a way around it. What you would not do is jump halfway across. Half-...
  • US general: Russian military presence in Ukraine irrefutable

    The commander of U.S. troops in Europe has dismissed claims by Russia that it is staying out of the Ukraine conflict, speaking of "clear and irrefutable evidence" to the contrary. Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges spoke of both direct and indirect military help by...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ OBAMA SHOULDN'T BLOCK REPEAL OF MEDICAL DEVICES TAX, June 17 The federal medical devices tax — a 2.3 percent levy on the gross receipts of manufacturers of joint replacements, pacemakers, implants and...
  • Diplomats seek to calm Ukraine fighting, break stalemate

    The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany tried Tuesday to revive high-end diplomatic efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, amid escalating fighting that is throwing doubts on a shaky peace accord. Russian Foreign Minister...
  • Putin slams group warning Russians against visiting Crimea

    President Vladimir Putin says a consumer rights group that has cautioned Russians against traveling to Crimea is serving foreign interests. Putin was referring to the Society for Protection of Consumer Rights, a little-known Russian watchdog that has...
  • 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...
  • EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months

    The European Union on Monday extended economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep pressure on Moscow over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, drawing a rebuke and a warning of retaliation from Russian officials. An EU statement said the decision...
  • 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...
  • 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...