Ukraine is freezing the release of a controversial Russian movie depicting a legendary match between Soviet soccer players and Nazi soldiers, saying it could aggravate tensions.
Poll: Most Americans oppose using force against Russia
(CNN) - A majority of Americans say Ukraine is important to U.S. national interests, but when it comes to the crisis in the eastern European country, only a small sliver of the public says Washington should consider military actions against Russia, according to a new national poll. And the McClatchy/Marist survey also indicates that Americans […]
Poll: Americans say Putin not like Hitler
(CNN) - The vast majority of Americans say Vladimir Putin's not honest or trustworthy, but according to a new national poll they don't compare the Russian president's actions in Ukraine with the land grabs in the years leading up to World War II by Germany's Adolf Hitler. A Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday indicates that […]
U.S., Russia swap sanctions over Crimea crisis showdown
Raising the stakes in an East-West showdown over Ukraine, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered economic sanctions against nearly two dozen members of Vladimir Putin's inner circle and a major Russian bank that provides them support. He warned that more sweeping penalties against Russia's robust energy sector could follow.
U.S. lawmakers hit by Russian sanctions
Russian legislators approved annexation of Crimea, prompting more sanctions from the United States. Russia fired back with sanctions of its own against John Boehner, Harry Reid and others.
Russia ties compound German dilemma in Ukraine crisis
Heavily dependent on Russian gas and closer ... Germany's perspective is a new Cold War." Developments on the ground have forced the German government to step up its rhetoric in recent days. Merkel accused Russia in a press release on Sunday evening ...
Ukraine gives Crimea 3 hrs to release navy chief
Ukraine's acting president on Wednesday said Crimea's separatist leaders had three hours to release the detained head ... would follow the visa bans and asset freezes imposed so far on a handful of Russian and Crimean officials, drawing derision from ...
Ukraine's Crimean peninsula declares itself independent nation
KYIV, Ukraine -- Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized ... toughest Western sanctions against Russia since the Cold War -- with Washington and the European Union retaliating with asset freezes and travel bans and U.S. President Barack Obama vowing ...
Ukraine prepares for Russian occupation
In response to this, Kerry further commented in a press release that, (talking about President Putin) “He may find himself with asset freezes ... “I call on the Russian authorities to stop. Between our peoples should not be war. Does Russia not ...