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Senator Says It's Time To Arm Ukraine

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics

Senate Foreign Relations Chair Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said it's time for President Barack Obama's administration to arm Ukraine in the face of a Rus...

Putin: Russians And Ukrainians 'Practically One People'

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2014 | World

LAKE SELIGER, Russia, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday the Ukraine crisis was a tragedy and that Ukrainians and Ru...

Why Russia Wants the Federalization of Ukraine

Alexander Motyl | Posted 10.28.2014 | World
Alexander Motyl

The long-term solution everyone's been talking about -- including Merkel and her Foreign Minister, Walter Steinmeier --is "federalization." For Russia, long a champion of federalization in the Donbas (and long a foe of federalization at home), federalization means near-independence. Presumably after having been briefed by Ukrainian officials about why the term is unacceptable, Merkel emphasized that what she really meant was "decentralization."

Kremlin Says Russia Is Sending Humanitarian Convoy Into Ukraine

AP | Posted 10.11.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state media is reporting that about 280 trucks have left the Moscow region for war-torn eastern Ukraine, a day after the Kiev ...

NATO Sees 'High Probability' Of Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2014 | World

BRUSSELS/DONETSK, Aug 11 (Reuters) - NATO said on Monday there was a "high probability" that Russia could launch an invasion of Ukraine, where the g...

U.S. Envoy: Tens Of Thousands Of Russian Troops Near Ukraine Border

Reuters | Posted 06.07.2014 | World

VIENNA, April 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to the OSCE said Russia had amassed tens of thousands of troops near the border with Ukraine and cal...

Austrian Neutrality: A Model for Ukraine

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics
Franz-Stefan Gady

After Austria's defeat as part of the Third Reich (1938-1945) in the Second World War, Austria roughly faced five distinct potential futures.

Analysis: Full-Scale Ukraine Invasion Unlikely

Agence France Presse | Denis Hiault | Posted 05.05.2014 | World

Russia is unlikely to mount a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, analysts believe, because it has probably already achieved its objective by seizing cont...

Obama Consults Merkel On Ukraine, Will Not Participate In G8 Summit

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday about the situation in Ukraine and discus...

NATO, Russia To Hold Talks On Ukraine Wednesday

AP | Posted 03.04.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — The NATO alliance and Russia have agreed to discuss the latest developments in Ukraine at a special meeting on Wednesday. The allia...

Muslim Tatars Of Crimea Lie Low

Reuters | Alissa De Carbonel | Posted 03.03.2014 | Religion

(Reuters) - Only five days ago, Tatars of Ukraine's Crimea came out in their thousands, chanting Allahu Akbar in a show of loyalty to the new authorit...

Howard Fineman

Ukraine Crisis Has Been Hiding In Plain Sight

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Oddly enough, I know Ukraine. Or as much as one can know the country from spending time traveling there, long ago as a post-graduate student and in re...

Obama To Speak To Allies On Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 2 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama plans to speak to allies about the Ukraine situation today, White House spokesman Josh Earnes...