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Anders Fogh Rasmussen

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  • NATO sees alarming build-up of Russian forces near Ukraine: Rasmussen

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday the alliance had observed an alarming build-up of Russian ground and air forces in the vicinity of Ukraine. "We have also seen transfers of large quantities of advanced...
  • Ukraine says it destroyed much of Russian military convoy that crossed border

    MOSCOW Ukrainian forces partly destroyed a Russian military column inside Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko said Friday, but Russia insisted that no military vehicles had entered the neighboring country. "The majority of the vehicles were destroyed...
  • Nation and world news briefs for Aug. 15

    NATION FERGUSON, Mo. The officer who shot Ferguson teen Michael Brown stopped Brown and another teen because they were walking in the street, not because of a robbery a few minutes earlier, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said Friday afternoon....
  • White House: Russia has no right to send vehicles, persons into Ukraine

    White House: Russia has no right to send vehicles, persons into Ukraine
    Reports that the Ukrainian military shelled and partly destroyed a Russian armored column after it entered Ukraine overnight highlight the need for a swift and peaceful resolution of the conflict there, the United Nations said on Friday. "We are aware...
  • Ukraine says it destroyed military vehicles that crossed from Russia

    Ukraine's president said Friday that the country's forces destroyed "a significant part" of a Russian military convoy that crossed into Ukrainian territory during the night, a charge denied by Russia. The accusation came amid escalating tension over a...
  • Russia and Ukraine reach deal over aid convoy

    MOSCOW Russia and Ukraine have reached an agreement on sending humanitarian aid to the embattled city of Luhansk, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says. "Thanks to the support from the international community, we managed to avoid an escalation...
  • Finnish president hopes Ukraine aid convoy can pave way for ceasefire

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Friday he hoped a Russian humanitarian aid delivery to eastern Ukraine would pave the way for a ceasefire between the government and pro-Russian rebels there. Speaking after talks with...
  • Putin sounds conciliatory note on visit to annexed Ukraine region

    YALTA Crimea (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia would stand up for itself but not at the cost of confrontation with the outside world, a conciliatory note after months of tough rhetoric over the crisis in Ukraine. Putin was...
  • Ukraine crisis sends NATO 'back to basics'

    PARIS (Reuters) - More than two decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union brought an end to the Cold War, Ukraine's crisis is driving the U.S.-led defense alliance back to its original purpose: To protect its members against a perceived Russian...
  • How Putin exploits the chaos that now consumes the West

    "The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back, because the Cold War's been over for 20 years." — President Barack Obama in an Oct. 22, 2012, presidential debate; challenger Mitt Romney had said Russia "is our No. 1 geopolitical...
  • Russian aid convoy rolling toward Ukraine without Red Cross escort

    Russia's emergency services ministry dispatched a 280-truck convoy said to be carrying humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine on Tuesday while officials in Kiev warned that Russian military vehicles and personnel won't be allowed through the border. The...