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  • U.S., West have moral authority to criticize Putin over Crimea

    In one of those peculiar ironies of our self-involvement in the aftermath of the Russian invasion of Crimea, it is the moral authority of the United States that is evidently in play. "U.S. Lacks Moral Authority to Criticize Russia for Intervening in...
  • Autobahn speeds create nervous wrecks

     Autobahn speeds create nervous wrecks
    Driving Germany's Autobahn recently, I came across a BMW and a Mercedes that were so mangled, they could be identified only by their brand medallions.  One can only guess at the condition of the people who had been inside. My companion suggested that...
  • Ukraine issues arrest warrant for President Viktor Yanukovich

    Ukraine issues arrest warrant for President Viktor Yanukovich
    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine's acting government issued an arrest warrant for President Viktor Yanukovich on Monday and warned the international community that the country needs $35 billion in aid to avert default. Yanukovich slipped out of Kiev on...
  • Russians gloat over U.S. diplomacy scandal, deny bugging Nuland's call

    Russians gloat over U.S. diplomacy scandal, deny bugging Nuland's call
    MOSCOW -- Russian officials on Friday denied they were behind the eavesdropping and Internet posting of an embarrassing phone call between two top U.S. diplomats discussing a response to the political crisis in conflicted Ukraine. But Russia’s...
  • Ukraine needs $35 billion in aid to avert default, interim leaders say

    MOSCOW -- Ukraine’s interim leaders said Monday that the country will need $35 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to avert default and called for an international donors’ conference to craft a rescue plan. The appeal by acting...
  • Boxer Vitali Klitschko is an opposing force in his Ukraine homeland

     Boxer Vitali Klitschko is an opposing force in his Ukraine homeland
    Vitali Klitschko may have characterized several of his matches in the boxing ring as life-and-death struggles. Now, he knows the real thing. Perhaps you have made the connection between the longtime heavyweight champion of the world and the videos and...
  • Deadly violence returns to Ukrainian capital after amnesty fails

    MOSCOW -- An amnesty agreement that brought relative calm to the capital of Ukraine in recent days collapsed Tuesday in a surge of new confrontations between police and anti-government protesters that reportedly killed three and returned the city to a...
  • Pelosi on Edward Snowden: Not a traitor but needs to 'face the music'

    Pelosi on Edward Snowden: Not a traitor but needs to 'face the music'
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi brushed back the assertions of leading Republicans that the former NSA contractor who leaked details of American spying was a “traitor,” but said Friday that Edward Snowden needs to return and face trial,...
  • U.S.-Russian war of words continues over Ukraine

    U.S.-Russian war of words continues over Ukraine
    KIEV, Ukraine — As thousands of Russian and Ukrainian troops stare each other down in Ukraine's strategic Crimean peninsula, the worlds-apart views from Moscow and Washington over the dangerous faceoff suggested Tuesday that a resolution was far...
  • Congress, Europe resist U.S. sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Congress, Europe resist U.S. sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    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...
  • What happens now in Ukraine?

    What did Washington expect to gain from a successful coup d'état in Ukraine? It gained little enough from the "Orange Revolution" in 2005, that first put Viktor Yuschenko and Yulia Tymoshenko into power in independent Ukraine. Their power produced...