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Two Cheers for Obama's Ukraine Policy

David W. Kearn | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
David W. Kearn

While many hawkish observers in Washington demanded a more overt and energetic response from the Obama administration, the past six months can only be seen as vindication of President Obama's diplomacy toward Russia and proof of the abject failure of the shortsighted and domestically driven foreign policy of Vladimir Putin.

Paige Lavender

Obama: 'Russia Is Responsible For The Violence In Eastern Ukraine' | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama made a statement Thursday on the situation in Ukraine, saying he spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and that the two ag...

Obama To Poroshenko: Russian Intervention 'Unacceptable'

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that any Russian intervention in Ukraine withou...

Obama To Putin: Deep Concerns About Ukrainian Rebels

Posted 08.01.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin to reiterate concern about Russia's support of separatists i...

Obama Announces Tougher Sanctions On Russia

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave a statement on the crisis in Ukraine Tuesday, announcing tougher U.S. sanctions on key sectors of the Russian economy, inc...

Obama: What Are Russian Separatists Trying To Hide At Malaysian Plane Crash Site?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke Monday on the investigation into the Malaysian airliner crash in Ukraine, saying Russian-backed separatists are blocking ...

Obama To Speak On Ukraine Plane Crash

The Associated Press | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will speak about the downed plane in Ukraine from the White House Monday morning. U.S. officials have be...

Obama: At Least One American Citizen Was Killed In Malaysia Airlines Crash

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke about Thursday's Malaysia Airlines crash, calling the deaths of the 298 passengers "an outrage of unspeakable proportions...

Obama Speaks On Situation In Ukraine

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama will deliver a statement Friday on the situation in Ukraine. A Malaysian airliner was downed Thursday by what U.S. officials...

Obama Announces New Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama delivered a statement on the crisis in Ukraine Wednesday, announcing that the U.S. would impose new sanctions against Russia. ...

Obama Sends Warning To Putin

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to support peace in Ukraine and said Mo...

Obama Touts Ukraine Vote As 'Important Step Forward'

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday said the election in Ukraine was another step toward unifying the crisis-wrough...

Obama May Try To Push Sanctions As Kerry Warns Russia Against 'Grave Mistake'

Reuters | Arshad Mohammed | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 24 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to speak to several European leaders on Friday to try to nudge the EU towar...

White House Warns Russia Of Further Costs Over Ukraine Action

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics

By Jeff Mason and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, April 14 (Reuters) - The White House warned Russia on Monday that it would face further ...

Achieving Long-term Stability in Ukraine Is Key to Navigating Watershed Moment in East-West Relations

Lee H. Hamilton | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
Lee H. Hamilton

Missing from much of the discussion, though, is a frank assessment of what exactly the U.S. and its European allies seek to accomplish outside the more immediate aim of keeping the Russians out of Ukraine.

Obama Ends Overseas Trip In Diplomatic Limbo

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

* US officials wary of Putin's assurances on Ukraine * Kerry, Russia's Lavrov to meet again soon * Obama says Putin grie...

Obama Calls On Putin To Pull Back Troops

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

(Adds comments on Putin) WASHINGTON, March 28 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday said Russia's troop buildup on the Ukraine ...

Obama Opens Crisis Talks In Europe As Ukraine Pulls Forces From Crimea

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics

(Updates throughout) * Russia tightens grip on Crimea * G7 leaders hold emergency talks in the Netherlands ...

Obama: 'Ukrainians Shouldn't Have To Choose Between The West And Russia'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama made new comments on the situation in Ukraine on Thursday, announcing the U.S. is moving "to impose additional costs on Russia....

Obama Gives Statement On Ukraine

Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama will give a statement on Ukraine Thursday. Obama will speak from the White House at 11 a.m. See Obama's statement above....

Romney Slams Obama's 'Terrible Timing'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney slammed President Barack Obama's "terrible timing" in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Tuesd...

Obama: 'We're Going To Stand Firm In Our Unwavering Support For Ukraine'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave a statement Monday on the U.S.'s sanctions against Russian officials, including advisers to President Vladimir Putin, for ...

Obama To Make Statement On Ukraine

Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama will give a statement Monday morning on the situation in Ukraine. Obama's statement follows the news that the U.S. is imposi...

Obama's National Security Aides Meet To Discuss Ukraine Crisis

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

(Adds congressional comment, Biden trip) By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, March 15 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's nat...

Obama: I Still Hope For A Diplomatic Solution To The Ukraine Crisis

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

(Adds quote, Lavrov comments) WASHINGTON, March 14 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday he still hopes for a diploma...