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Obama confers with key European allies over Russian action in Crimea

President Barack Obama on Saturday spoke to world leaders including David Cameron of Great Britain and François Hollande of France about the continuing crisis in Ukraine.<p>Also on Saturday, secretary of state John Kerry warned his Russian counterpart that any steps to annex the Crimea region would …

Japan's Leader Stands With U.S. on Ukraine

President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan spoke Thursday and agreed that Russia's actions in Ukraine threaten world peace and security, the White House said.<p>The statement said the two leaders "emphasized the importance of preserving Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial …

Kerry Hints at Progress in Ukraine Talks

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Ukraine crisis: US-Europe rifts surfacing as Putin tightens Crimea grip

A rift appeared to be opening up on Monday night between the US and Europe on how to punish Vladimir Putin for his occupation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, with European capitals resisting Washington's push towards tough sanctions.<p>With the Americans, supported by parts of eastern Europe and …

Obama: Russia's move 'costly'

President Barack Obama warned Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday that continued military presence in Ukraine is a “costly proposition” that would “isolate Russia” from the international community as he and his national security team discussed next steps.<p>Administration officials spent the …

4 Reasons Putin Is Already Losing in Ukraine

Even a week ago, the idea of a Russian military intervention in Ukraine seemed farfetched if not totally alarmist. The risks involved were just too …

Vladimir Putin tightens grip on Crimea, bringing region to 'brink of war'

The fledgling government in Kiev put the country on a war footing on Sunday as the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, tightened his grip on the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula of Crimea and western powers were left scrambling to find a response to the escalating crisis.<p>"We are on the brink of …

The crisis in Crimea could lead the world into a second cold war

This is perhaps the most dangerous point in Europe's history since the end of the cold war. Direct confrontation between Russian and Ukrainian forces will draw in the United States, one way or another. While there is still time, it's extremely important to understand what each party involved is …

Ukraine interview: 'Britain and the US must stand up for Ukraine’s sovereignty’

The man who served as Ukraine's first independent president, between 1991 and 1994, tells David Blair he fears that his country could simply dissolve, with the largely Russian-speaking Crimea breaking away<p>Just over two decades ago, Leonid Kravchuk travelled to a state dacha in one of Europe’s …

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Ukraine PM warns of war as Russian military seizes control in Crimea

Ukraine has put its armed forces on full alert and warned Russia that military intervention will lead to war shortly after Vladimir Putin gave the green light for an invasion as the upper house of the Russian parliament unanimously approved his request to send troops into the neighbouring …

Russian Forces Flood Crimea; Ukraine Warns of War

Russian troops flooded the Russian-speaking Ukrainian region of Crimea on Saturday, giving President Vladimir Putin abundant options should he decide to use the new military authority his parliament gave him.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama spoke with Putin by telephone Saturday after the upper house of …