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Russia Defiant In Response To G8 Snub

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2014 | World

THE HAGUE, March 24 (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov suggested on Monday that the Group of Eight industrialised nations may have out...

Russian Troops Seize Ukrainian Marine Base In Crimea: Ukrainian Serviceman

Reuters | ALEKSANDAR VASOVIC | Posted 03.24.2014 | World

Russian troops forced their way into a Ukrainian marine base in the Crimean port city of Feodosia early on Monday, overrunning one of the few symbols ...

Ukraine: Air Force Commander Being Held After Pro-Russian Forces Storm Base

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 03.23.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian air force commander is being held after his base in Crimea was stormed by pro-Russian forces, and the acting presid...

Ukraine's Soldiers In Crimea Allowed To Use Weapons

Reuters | Natalya Zinets | Posted 03.18.2014 | World

KIEV, March 18 (Reuters) - Ukraine issued orders on Tuesday permitting its soldiers in Crimea to use weapons to protect their lives after a Ukrainian ...

Ukraine Officer Shot Dead In Crimea

Reuters | Pavel Polityuk | Posted 03.18.2014 | World

* First Crimea death in clashes since Russian takeover * Defence minister told to hold talks on preventing escalation (Combines stories, adds death...

LOOK: Pro-Russia Crimeans Jump For Joy

Posted 03.17.2014 | World

Pro-Russian supporters in Crimea erupted in celebration Sunday night after exit polls indicated 97 percent of voters in the Ukrainian peninsula favore...

EU Condemns Crimea Referendum

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 03.16.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Sunday condemned the referendum in Ukraine's Crimea as illegal and is taking steps to increase sanctions again...

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...

G7 Leaders Warn Russia On Crimea Referendum

AP | Posted 03.12.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Group of 7 world leaders say they won't recognize results of a referendum for the Crimea region to split from Ukraine and join...

Ukraine Forms New Defense Force, Seeks Western Help

Reuters | Alastair Macdonald and Andrew Osborn | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

* Ukraine beefs up forces, seeks Western aid against Russia * War of words continues over Crimea secession referendum * Ukrainian PM chides West...

Ukraine's Crimea Seeks To Become Independent State

AP | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Crimean parliament has voted that the Black Sea peninsula will declare itself an independent state if its residents vote to...

Russian Forces Tighten Grip On Crimea

Reuters | Andrew Osborn and Natalia Zinets | Posted 03.10.2014 | World

By Andrew Osborn and Natalia Zinets SEVASTOPOL/KIEV, March 10 (Reuters) - A pro-Russian force opened fire in seizing a Ukrainian military base in C...

Crimea Incursion Could Backfire On Putin

The New Yorker | Posted 03.09.2014 | World

In 1990, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn emerged from his isolation in Cavendish, Vermont, and issued a vatic manifesto entitled "How to Revitalize Russia."...

Russian Propaganda Stokes Fears In Crimea

AP | TIM SULLIVAN | Posted 03.06.2014 | World

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Sometimes, the old actor remembers the war far too clearly. Though he was only a small child, he can tell you about the e...

Crimea Says It's Part Of Russia, Ukrainian Troops 'Occupiers'

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2014 | World

SIMFEROPOL, March 6 (Reuters) - The decree making Crimea part of Russia is already in force and Ukrainian troops still on its territory will be trea...

Obama Cracks Down On Russia

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is imposing visa restrictions on Russians and Crimeans who it says are "threatening the...

Crimea Moves Up Referendum On Joining Russia

AP | TIM SULLIVAN and YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 03.06.2014 | World

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Lawmakers in Crimea voted unanimously Thursday to split from Ukraine and join Russia instead, and scheduled a referendum ...

Russia Unlikely To Pull Back In Crimea

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.05.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia is unlikely to pull back its military forces in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, analysts and former Obama administration offic...

Why the Crimean Conflict Is Not a New Cold War

Rick Noack | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
Rick Noack

Firstly, and most importantly, the Crimean conflict is not about ideologies but rather about military strategy and economic influence. Secondly -- and more broadly -- the emergence of a new Cold War is nearly impossible in a globalized world.

Kiev Calls On Putin To Stop 'Provocations' In Crimea

AP | IVAN SEKRETAREV | Posted 04.30.2014 | World

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Russian troops took control of the two main airports in the strategic peninsula of Crimea, Ukraine's interior minister ch...