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Bob Corker Says Assad Was 'Wise' To Kill 1,200 With Chemical Weapons

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are following a formula in which the common denominator is to emba...

Obama Hopeful On Ukraine Pact, But Remains Concerned About Russia

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and sai...

White House Warns Russia Of Further Costs Over Ukraine Action

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

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

The U.S. Is Facing Reluctant Partners For Its Russia Sanctions

AP | LARA JAKES and LORI HINNANT | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is working to convince a reluctant Europe of the need to punish Russia more severely for its meddling in Ukraine...

Obama Says U.S., Partners Must Be Ready To Sanction Russia Again

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked on Thursday about potential further sanctions for...

Obama, Congressional Leaders Meet On Ukraine

AP | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is thanking congressional leaders for approving aid for Ukraine, but urging them to go further by adopting ...

Obama Signs Ukraine Aid Package Into Law

AP | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill providing $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine. ...

Obama To Meet With Top Lawmakers On Ukraine Crisis

AP | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will meet with top lawmakers on Thursday about the situatio...

Congress Sends Obama Bill Aiding Ukraine, Sanctioning Russia

AP | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

BY DEB RIECHMANN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama a bill on Tuesday to provide $1 billion in loan gua...

Kerry Abruptly Changes Course On Overseas Trip

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics

PARIS (AP) — After a week of travel in the Mideast, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry changed course and arrived in Paris Saturday for talks with h...

Obama Ends Overseas Trip In Diplomatic Limbo

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics

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

Obama Plays Up Europe Bond Amid Russia Tension

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WAREGEM, Belgium (AP) — President Barack Obama reached back 100 years to reinforce the U.S.-European bond, calling for a recommitment to peace Wedne...

Obama Concerned Over Further Russia Encroachment Into Ukraine

AP | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

BY JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — With no sign of Russia abandoning the Crimean Peninsula, President Barack Oba...

Romney Overreaches In Criticism Of Obama

FactCheck.org | Robert Farley | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Mitt Romney said he couldn’t think of a single “major country” that “has greater re...

Obama, G7 Leaders Confer On How To Pressure Russia

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

(Updates with start of G7 talks, Russian, Ukrainian ministers to meet, OSCE monitors arrive) * Obama calls for imposing cost on Russia...

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 03.24.2014 | Politics

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

Obama's Europe Ties Get New Test With Russia Dispute

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's complex relationship with Europe faces new challenges during a weeklong trip as he tries to persuade alli...

U.S. Vows More Russia Sanctions Over Crimea

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Tuesday vowed to take further action against those supporting Russia's move to annex Uk...

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...

U.S. Announces Sanctions Against Russian Officials

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the most comprehensive sanctions against Russia since the end of the Cold War, President Barack Obama on Monday froze the U.S. ...

Michael Calderone

Obama Admin: Russia's Press Discrimination Claim 'Ludicrous'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.14.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Obama administration said Friday there is “no truth” to the Russian government’s claim that Russian journalists were discriminat...

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...