| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Amid the storm created by Russian President Vladimir Putin's extralegal incursion into the Crimean peninsula, the U.S. and Europe risk allowing an event equally important to Ukraine's future to fall out of focus: the May 25 election in which the divided...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- A California congressman who once arm-wrestled Vladimir Putin is taking an unusual stand on the crisis in Ukraine.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican from Orange County, was among a handful of lawmakers who voted against loan guarantees...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:06 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday that the U.S. may boycott an upcoming economic summit in Russia and threatened further penalties if Moscow does not recall its military forces from Ukrainian territory....
| Mar 2, 2014
| 2:07 PM
KIEV/BALACLAVA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically after President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbor in Moscow's biggest confrontation with the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:33 PM
(Reuters) - The United States has put trade and investment talks with Russia on hold as a rebuke for Russia's incursion into Ukraine, a U.S. official said on Monday.
"We have suspended upcoming bilateral trade and investment engagement with the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:54 PM
MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin delivered a robust defense of Russia's actions in Crimea and said on Tuesday that he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort, easing market fears that East-West tension over the former Soviet republic could...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:29 PM
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...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 11:08 AM
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....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:58 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Northern Ireland venue for G-8 summit showcases recovery from 'the Troubles'
Monday-Tuesday, June 17-18 -- Security is always a challenge at the annual Group of 8 summit, and this year host nation Britain has made the task particularly daunting with its...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Surveillance and censorship and Jay-Z are on the Internet's collective brain today. Welcome to your post-weekend trends reporrt for Monday, June 17, 2013.
The pop star's upcoming album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, got a preview during Sunday's game...