Aid package comes as Secretary of State John Kerry lands in Kiev
Reports of the first shots fired since Russian incursion began
(MOSCOW) — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says Ukraine has seen an unconstitutional coup and armed seizure of power.
Putin said Tuesday that while the Ukrainian parliament is legitimate, the acting president is not. He said that fugitive President Viktor Yanukovych is the only legitimate leader of Ukraine.
It was the first …
Patrick Rock was one of Prime Minister Cameron’s closest aides
(SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine) — Vladimir Putin ordered tens of thousands of Russian troops participating in military exercises near Ukraine’s border to return to their bases as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was on his way to Kiev. Tensions remained high in the strategic Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea with troops loyal to Moscow firing …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it is suspending exercises and other activities with the Russian military, in light of Moscow’s military involvement in Ukraine.
A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said Monday evening that the U.S. military has “put on hold” all military-to-military engagements, including bilateral …
Russian forces took de facto control of the Crimean Peninsula without firing a shot—but will Putin stop there?
Yanukovich asked Russia to deploy its military in Ukraine, according to the Kremlin’s Ambassador to the United Nations
As Russia’s Ukraine power play reaches boiling point in Crimea, there are clear signs a Russian invasion may be a disaster for its architect, President Vladimir Putin
Russian troops threaten to storm Ukrainians ships if the crews do not surrender
But Arseniy Yatseniuk says there are “no military options on the table” as yet
(KERCH, Ukraine) — Pro-Russian troops took over a ferry terminal on the easternmost tip of Crimea close to Russia on Monday, exacerbating fears that Moscow is planning to bring even more troops into this strategic Black Sea region.
The seizure of the terminal in the Ukrainian city of Kerch about 20 kilometers (12 miles) by boat to …
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior administration official says Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to the Ukrainian capital of Kiev Tuesday to meet with government officials.
Kerry’s trip comes as the U.S. and other Western nations weigh a response to Russia’s military advance into Ukraine. Kerry has raised the possibility of issuing …