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Vladimir Putin

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  • Pentagon official: Russian nuke talk 'playing with fire'

    Russia is "playing with fire" by suggesting it would threaten the use of nuclear weapons in territorial disputes, and the Obama administration believes this is part of a Russian intimidation campaign against the NATO alliance, the Pentagon's No. 2...
  • Putin vows to further strengthen Russian military

    Russia needs a mighty military to fend off threats near its borders, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, in a stance that reflects soaring tensions with the West over the crisis in Ukraine. The Russian leader, whose approval ratings reached an all-...
  • Putin manages to stabilize ruble, but Russian economy still staggers

    Putin manages to stabilize ruble, but Russian economy still staggers
    Russia's ruble has been on a roller-coaster ride, posting the second-biggest drop in value of world currencies in 2014, then bouncing back this year with the highest rise against the dollar, euro, pound and yen. The ruble's dizzying comeback, though, is...
  • Putin: US and France will hush up eavesdropping scandal

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he expects the United States and France will try to quickly contain an uproar caused by WikiLeaks' revelations that the NSA was eavesdropping on three French presidents. During Thursday's presidential Security...
  • Carter: NATO must bolster cyberdefense

    NATO must improve its ability to defend itself against cyberattacks before it tries to build its offensive cyberwarfare capabilities, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told alliance leaders Wednesday amid rising tensions with Russia, which has proven its...
  • NATO approves military upgrades to aid members of alliance

    Rejecting charges of engaging in a Cold War-style arms race with Russia, the U.S. and its NATO allies approved military upgrades Wednesday that should help them come to the aid of a threatened alliance member faster, with better equipment and more...
  • 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-...
  • Reg Henry: US pols just keep getting curiouser

    This year marks the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," a fact more relevant than you might suppose. While written ostensibly for children, what is curiouser and curiouser to use Alice's words is that this masterpiece...
  • 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...
  • Russia extends ban on Western food imports for a year

    President Vladimir Putin has extended Russia's ban on the import of many agricultural products for another year. The ban was Russia's response to Western sanctions imposed last year over the Ukraine conflict. The extension was expected after the European...