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Obama Urges Russia To Pull Troops Back From Ukraine Border In Call With Putin

AP | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama is urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to pull back Russian troops from the border with Ukrai...

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 Urging World Leaders To Isolate Russia From G8

AP | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

BY JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Seeking to intensify pressure on Moscow, the United States and its western pa...

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...

White House Urges Putin To Back Down In Crimea

AP | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — If Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn't back down in Crimea, he will face penalties from the West t...

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...

Obama: Russia Faces 'Cost' Over Ukraine Intervention

Reuters | Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

By Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, March 12 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama warned Russia on Wednesday the West would be forced to...

Obama: Russia Could Face 'Costs' Over Ukraine Actions

AP | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

BY JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says that if Russia continues an aggressive path in Ukraine, the Uni...

Obama's Inability

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

Much as his rhetoric and his will power in domestic policy is being recognized, he is generally been seen as lacking the talent to positively distinguish and assert himself in foreign policy.

Here's What Americans Think Of Obama's Ukraine Response

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

While President Barack Obama receives generally negative ratings for his response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the American public approves of ...

How Americans Feel About Obama's Handling Of Ukraine Crisis

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

More Americans support President Barack Obama's handling of the crisis in Ukraine than those who don't approve of his actions, but a majority oppose e...

A Presidency of Decline

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

The president's inability to get much of significance done, no matter the topic, has become legendary. In this, he may be the perfect symbol of our age.

Obama Discusses Ukraine Resolution With Chinese Leader

AP | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) have agreed on the importance of upholding Ukraine's sov...

Obama To Meet With Ukraine Prime Minister

AP | Posted 03.09.2014 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will meet with Ukraine's prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk (ahr-SEHN'-ee yaht-se...

Obama Continues Ukraine Phone Outreach

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Vacationing in Florida, President Barack Obama continued his telephone consultations with world leaders on Ukraine, speaking ...

Obama To Putin: Russia Action Violates Ukraine's Sovereignty

AP | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

BY BRADLEY KLAPPER & LARA JAKES, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama ordered the West's first sanctions in response to ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Approves $1 Billion Aid Package For Ukraine

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives cleared a financial aid package for Ukraine on Thursday, heeding the White House's request that Congress re...

Obama: Crimea Separation Would Violate Law

AP | JULIE PACE and LARA JAKES | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared on Thursday that a referendum in 10 days on the future of a Ukraine's Crimea peninsula would viola...

Obama Makes Statement On Ukraine

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama is making a statement on Ukraine on Thursday. Obama will speak from the White House. Watch Obama's statement above, and s...