| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:19 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Tuesday he would introduce a bill to address the crisis in Ukraine including $150 million in aid, sanctions against Ukrainians and Russians responsible for violence and human rights violations in Ukraine, and backing for a shift in funding for the International Monetary Fund.
| Mar 9, 2014
| 7:45 AM
WASHINGTON, March 9 (Reuters) - The United States will not
recognize the annexation of Crimea by Russia if residents of the
region vote to leave Ukraine in a referendum next week, U.S.
national security official Tony Blinken said on Sunday.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:22 PM
* Senate panel could vote on legislation next week
* U.S. military tries to reassure U.S. allies in Eastern
* Reid sees "two-step process" of Ukraine aid, Russia
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| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:54 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers applauded the
formation of an interim government in Ukraine and said on Friday
they are writing legislation to authorize financial and
technical assistance for the country.
Details of the package were being...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:39 AM
JERUSALEM — Reaffirming the United States' "unflagging" commitment to Israel, Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute Monday to the country’s late prime minister, Ariel Sharon, as a “complex man” whose life “traced the...