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After Crimea votes to secede from Ukraine, Putin and the West face options ranging from a compromise solution to the specter of violence Now that Crimea has voted to secede from Ukraine and join Russia, the crisis pitting Moscow against the West has reached an important crossroads.
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Sunday's vote in Crimea has been followed, as expected, by steps within that region of Ukraine to split and join the Russian Federation and promises from the U.S. and its European allies that they will impose economic and other sanctions on Russia and those Crimeans who have spearheaded the region's breakaway attempt.
Friends and family members of the three men shot and killed in Fremont last week remembered them at a special prayer service on Sunday.
Polling group CeSID said the Serbian Progressive Party - former allies of the late president Slobodan Milosevic - won more than half of the 250 available seats, claiming about 160 in total.
St. Patrick's Day festivities are in full swing with the usual merriment of bagpipes and beer, but political tensions lingered in the northeastern U.S., where city leaders will be conspicuously absent from... St. Patrick's Day festivities are in full swing with the usual merriment of bagpipes and beer, but political tensions lingered in the ... (more)
Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, urged President Barack Obama again Sunday to re-evaluate the United States' relationship with Russia and to move past any notion of a "reset" with its old Cold War foe.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin more Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe observers should be sent to Ukraine, a plan he welcomed, Ms Merkel's spokesman said on Sunday.
Condoleezza Rice said by weakening its military muscle abroad the U.S. leaves a vacuum that will be filled by the likes of nationalists in China and terrorists in Iraq.
The Rev. Franklin Graham has praised praised Russian President Vladimir Putin on his stance against homosexuality and slammed President Barack Obama's "shameful" embrace of gay rights.
Igor Mazur, or Topolya as he's known because he's 6 feet 7, is the leader of the Ukrainian Right Sector at Maidan, Kiev's Independence Square.
In 1974, I spent several months in the dusty main reading room of Moscow's Lenin Library, studying the troubled Soviet-German relationship.
A possible ban on visas for the heads of Russia's two biggest energy firms, Rosneft and Gazprom, may hamper their international partnerships but also harm their Western partners and push the two towards the East.
They look at our president as one who wears mom jeans and equivocates and bloviates."
The West braced Friday for a vote by the Crimean Peninsula to secede from Ukraine - and likely be annexed by Russia - as the last attempt for diplomacy broke down despite threats of costly international sanctions and other imminent penalties against Moscow for forcibly challenging a pro-European government in Kiev.
If Russian President Vladimir Putin were to invent fictional dissidents for the purpose of discrediting the movement seeking to end his long rule, he couldn't do much better than the balaclava-wearing members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot.
Latvia's prime minister said on Friday she would fire a cabinet colleague planning to march with veterans of the country's wartime Waffen SS divisions after being warned the event could incite tensions with Russia.