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NATO: Russia Has 'Sizeable' And 'Ready' Forces at Ukraine Border

World<p>Russia has amassed enough forces on Ukraine’s border to reach Moldova’s vulnerable Trans-Dniester region, NATO’s top military commander warned on Sunday.<p>Moscow has mobilized a “very, very sizeable and very, very ready” military contingent on Ukraine’s eastern boundary, Supreme Allied Commander …

Is Russia setting its sights on the Middle East?

In the face of strong Western criticism and sanctions brought against Russia for its annexation of Crimea, President Vladimir Putin, increasingly popular at home, is looking for ways to expand his country's international clout. He doesn't have to go far to find them.<p>For decades, during the Cold …

World leaders fear Ukraine crisis will harm nuclear cooperation

More than 50 world leaders will meet in The Hague to discuss the world's nuclear security on Monday amid fears that the west's rapidly worsening relations with Moscow over Ukraine could hobble international efforts to contain the threat of a catastrophe as result of miscalculation, terrorism or …

Ukraine orders its troops out of Crimea as Russia seizes bases

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine's fledgling government ordered troops to withdraw from<p>Crimeaon Monday, ending days of wavering as Russian troops consolidate control over the peninsula.<p>Russian forces have been systematically seizing Ukrainian ships and military installations in Crimea, including a naval …

Ukraine crisis: Will the drumbeat lead to war? | Latin America

The scene in the Kremlin's opulent St George's Hall on March 18 could have come straight from a Soviet TV newsreel of the Party Secretary General raging about machinations of the "evil West".<p>As Russian President Vladimir Putin went through his list of slights and grievances, which Russia has …

Tensions high on Ukraine's first line of defence against Russia

Foreign correspondent Damien McElroy joins Ukraine's ragtag army on the border with Russia where they are tasked with defending the Motherland against Russia and a war that neither side want<p>Ukraine has deployed army units to the country's border with Russia as the crisis over Crimea threatens to …

Russia moves to consolidate control over Crimea

Russian forces moved Saturday to consolidate control over Crimea.<p>Six Russian special forces' armored personnel carriers broke through the gates of Belbek Airbase, firing warning shots into the air, a spokesman for Ukraine's Ministry of Defense in Crimea, Vladislav Seleznev, told CNN.<p>One journalist …