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3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer blasted Edward Snowden's digital appearance at the South by Southwest festival, snarling that he doesn't "want to be lectured by a traitor who speaks from a land that doesn't have a constitution."
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International powers are to meet in London tomorrow to work on drawing up a list of Russian figures who could face asset freezes and travel bans if Moscow fails to de-escalate the current crisis over Ukraine, Prime Minister David Cameron has told MPs.
As separatists in Crimea kept up pressure for unification with Moscow, Ukraine on Sunday solemnly commemorated the 200th anniversary of the birth of its greatest poet, with the prime minister vowing not to give up "a single centimeter" of Ukrainian territory.
Tonight on ABC's hit drama REVENGE continues after an almost two-month hiatus with a new episode called, "Payback."
Yann Mingard, KrioRus, Alabushevo, near Moscow, Russia, 2010. This fibreglass vat is for the cryopreservation of human bodies or brains.
Russia may have access to TOP SECRET U.S. intelligence and battle plans from informant Edward Snowden who's currently granted asylum in Moscow Russia may have access to American top secret intelligence and battle plans, the Head of the Defense Intelligence Agency announced on NPR on Friday.
In this Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 file photo, Egypt s military chief Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi smiles as he speaks to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during their talks along with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Moscow, Russia.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at a March 5 news conference on the situation in Ukraine at EC headquarters in Brussels on March 5 With officials in the Ukrainian region of Crimea preparing a referendum on joining the Russian Federation and Russian lawmakers drafting legislation that would enable Moscow to accept Crimea as a new ... (more)
March 16 is C Day. The Crimean parliament -- by 78 votes with eight abstentions -- decided this is the day when Crimean voters will choose between joining the Russian Federation or to remain part of Ukraine as an autonomous region with very strong powers, according to the 1992 constitution.
Crimea's parliament voted on Thursday to join Russia, and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days, in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region that drew a sharp riposte from U.S. President Barack Obama.
The semi-autonomous region belongs to Ukraine, but the local parliament has called a March 16 referendum on whether Crimea should join Russia, a move President Barack Obama has called a violation of international law.
The former United States ambassador to the Russian Federation - only eight days out of office - told reporters on Friday that the White House is taking the right steps in responding to the crisis in Ukraine, saying the threats to impose sanctions on Moscow are working to change the situation in the immediate term.