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  • Murphy Brings McCain To Hartford To Speak About Ukraine War

    HARTFORD — Sens. Chris Murphy and John McCain made a bipartisan pitch Monday for military and economic aid for Ukraine. "In order to understand what is happening in Ukraine, we have to understand Vladimir Putin,'' McCain, chairman of the Senate...
  • Putin describes meeting to take Crimea before referendum

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has described a secret meeting with officials last year when Russia decided it would take the Crimean Peninsula, the Black Sea region that Moscow annexed from Ukraine last March. In a trailer for an upcoming documentary,...
  • Nemtsov unlikely killed by Islamic extremists, friends say

    Supporters of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov dismissed suggestions Monday that his shooting could have been motivated by Islamic extremism. Five men are in custody in connection with the Feb. 27 shooting, and all of them are from the...
  • German ambassador: Obama agreed not to send arms to Ukraine

    President Barack Obama agreed last month not to send lethal defensive aid to Ukraine, a top German diplomat said Monday, as lawmakers from both parties continued to press the president to shore up Ukraine's beleaguered military in its fight against...
  • Russia's anti-U.S. sentiment now is even worse than it was in Soviet Union

    Thought the Soviet Union was anti-American? Try today's Russia. After a year in which furious rhetoric has been pumped across Russian airwaves, anger toward the United States is at its worst since opinion polls began tracking it. From ordinary street...
  • Russian court charges 2, detains 3 others in Nemtsov killing

    Five men were behind bars Sunday either charged or suspected in the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, but details remained unclear in the case that has shaken Russia's marginalized and struggling opposition movement. The five appeared in a...
  • Putin bestows awards on Chechen leader, Litvinenko suspect

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has bestowed an award on the leader of Chechnya — just as the North Caucasus strongman hailed the suspected killer of an opposition politician as a "true patriot." Documents posted on the Kremlin website Monday...
  • U.S. energy policies having a devastating effect on anti-Western regimes

    This year, America's most powerful foreign-policy tool won't be bombs, soldiers, or diplomats. It will be energy. America is in the midst of an unprecedented oil and gas production boom. Thanks largely to the invention and widespread adoption of...
  • 5 Chechens held, 2 charged in Nemtsov killing

    MOSCOW Five men from the Caucasus region of southern Russia were brought Sunday before a Moscow court where two were charged for their alleged roles in the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Y. Nemtsov. One of the charged suspects, former Chechen police...
  • Sad poignancy in Netanyahu's Churchillian Iran warning

    Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress was notable in two respects. Queen Esther got her first standing O in 2,500 years. And President Obama came up empty in his campaign to pre-emptively undermine Netanyahu before the Israeli prime minister could...
  • 2 Nemtsov suspects detained in Russia, prompting skepticism

    Russia's security service head said Saturday that two suspects in the killing of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov have been detained. Russian news reports later cited an official as saying one of them had served with police troops in Chechnya. The...