Saturday Aug 16
What's happening in Ukraine?
Nearly six months since popular protests toppled pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych, fighting between Ukraine's military and pro-Russia rebels continues in eastern Ukraine.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Gary Poling sailed in stormy seas of Cuban missile crisis
One night when Gary Poling was leaving the foredeck of the USS Vulcan, a ship that was part of the U.S. Navy's quarantine of Russian freighters carrying nuclear missiles bound for Cuba in 1962, he was struck by a sound that froze him in his tracks.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Game of chicken with Russian aid convoyA convoy of white trucks with...
In a diplomatic game of chicken, a large Russian aid convoy rolled toward the Ukrainian border on Thursday - but it was heading toward a crossing controlled by pro-Russian rebels instead of a government post as Ukraine had demanded.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Russians already hurt by Western food import ban
Russians are already paying a price - literally - for the ban on food imports from Europe and the United States that Russia imposed last week to retaliate for American and European economic sanctions.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Russian convoy: Aid or incursion?
Depending on whom you ask, what's inside may either be a treasure trove of relief goods for war-weary civilians, or the vanguard of a Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
U.S. warns Russia against intervention in Ukraine
The United States warned Russia on Friday that any further intervention in Ukraine, including under the pretense of delivering humanitarian aid, would be viewed as "an invasion of Ukraine."
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The Daily Record
Views from the nation
Pro-Russian rebels are destabilizing that country, and the latest reports are that the Russian military is sending in heavy military hardware such as heavy machine guns, tanks and anti-aircraft guns.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Western farmers take hit from Russia food ban
Russian diners won't be able to find creamy Dutch cheeses or juicy Polish apples in the grocery store or cook up chicken from the United States -- the result of a Russian ban on most food imports from the West.
Experts: Russian ban won't hurt Ohio farms
A ban announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin on American food exported to Russia will have far less economic impact on our nation's farmers than it will on the consumers in Russia itself, according to an international trade expert at The Ohio State University.
The price of Russia's food import ban
Moscow retaliated against Western sanctions by banning imports of fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, milk and dairy products from the U.S., Europe, Australia, Canada and Norway.
In Amy Bloom's 'Lucky Us,' accidental orphans search for family, and find it in each other
I was bowled over by Amy Bloom's first book, "Come to Me," a 1993 collection of short stories that became a finalist for the National Book Award.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Russian war games raise fear of Ukraine invasion
Fear of a Russian invasion hung over eastern Ukraine on Wednesday as NATO said 20,000 combat forces massed on the border for war games could intervene under the pretext of helping ethnic Russian civilians caught up in what Moscow calls a "humanitarian catastrophe."
ALERT: 1.2 billion passwords stolen
Security researchers say a Russian crime ring has pulled off the largest known theft of confidential Internet information, including 1.2 ALERT: 1.2 billion passwords stolen LAS VEGAS -- Security researchers say a Russian crime ring has pulled off the largest known theft of confidential Internet information, including 1.2 Check out this story on ... (more)
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Ron Paul: U.S. on a slippery slope in Ukraine
President Obama announced last week that he was imposing yet another round of sanctions on Russia, this time targeting financial, arms, and energy sectors.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Pat Buchanan: Gop interventionists up the ante against Putin
With the party united, the odds are now at least even that the GOP will not only hold the House but also capture the Senate in November.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
MH17 crash: A roundup of the latest news
A passenger jet shot out of the sky two weeks ago brought the world's attention to eastern Ukraine, where government forces are battling pro-Russian separatists.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
The Daily Record
Views from the nation
To be a missionary or a health care worker who tends to the poor has always required an admirable level of compassion, but now in West Africa it also requires remarkable courage.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Former NASA astronaut Dr. Sandy Magnus discounts Russian threat to...
"Oh, no. They're going to use the Space Station," said Dr. Sandy Magnus, who retired as Deputy Chief of NASA's Astronaut Office and is now Executive Director of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The Plain Dealer
European Union adopts tough new sanctions on Russia
In this Wednesday, July 16, 2014 file photo, Russia's President Vladimir Putin he arrives for an official group photo during the BRICS summit at the Itamaraty palace, in Brasilia, Brazil.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
US: Russia violated missile treaty
The United States accused Russia on Monday of violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, citing cruise missile tests that date to 2008, senior State Department and White House officials said.