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According to a YouGov/Economist survey , 78% viewed Russian President Vladimir Putin as somewhat to very strong leader, while just 45% saw Barack Obama the same way.
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Russian police had to pass security checks to enter the Sochi Winter Olympics, but Rabbi Berel Lazar was waved in without ever showing his ID.
A pro-Kiev protester has been stabbed to death during clashes between demonstrators for and against the new interim government.
In a last-minute bid to stave off a new chapter in the East-West crisis over Ukraine, Secretary of State John Kerry warned Russia on Thursday that it faces immediate and "very serious" sanctions if it annexes Ukraine's strategic Crimea region.
A former national security adviser to President Obama said on Thursday that building the Keystone XL pipeline would bolster U.S. national security by sending a strong message to Russian President WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 13: Jones Group International President and retired Marine Corps Gen.
America can always count on a loud-mouthed religious leader to lay blame for the world's problems on the gays.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday advanced a bill which would provide loan guarantees for Ukraine.
The chief editor of popular Russian news website Lenta.ru has lost her job over an interview it published with a far-right Ukrainian nationalist.
He said the U.S. and the rest of the international community rejected the "slapdash election" in Crimea, where citizens are set to vote on a referendum that would make the region part of Russia.
In this Jan. 14, 2009 file photo, an engineer of the FGSZ Ltd, Hungary's natural gas transporting company, checks the pressure in the pipelines forwarding natural gas from underground storage facilities for the country's capital at a gas receiving station in Vecses, Hungary, near Budapest.
Andrew Marshall, the director of the Pentagon think tank spending $300,000 a year to study the body movements of world leaders, has a decades-old history of using psychological studies to predict the decision making of foreign leaders, records show.
As we await the vote for Crimea, it give us space to review important background stuff before it gets lost in the borscht.
Surrounded by faithful aides, President Vladimir Putin hears no opposition to his plans in Crimea , allowing him to drive Russia's bid to reclaim Ukraine's southern region guided by little more than his "inner voice".
On March 26, 2012, just six months before the Presidential election that awarded Barack Obama a second term in office, the President spoke with then Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
As I watch the drama unfolding in Ukraine, the voice I hear is that of Maria Dyhdalevych, my maternal grandmother, who came to this country in 1949 and died on the eve of Ukraine's independence in 1991.
When the new Ukrainian prime minister visits the White House Wednesday, President Obama should offer continued support - but also ask pointedly why several far-right ultra-nationalists have such prominent roles in Ukraine's new government.