President Obama on Friday pledged not to turn Syria into an arena for a proxy war between the U.S. and the Russian Federation. But he went on to criticize President Vladimir Putin for attempting to prop up Syrian ruler Bashar Assad.
The Group of Seven rich countries have agreed to slap sanctions on Moscow as early as Monday over the soaring Ukraine crisis amid fears in the West that Russia could be about to invade.
Kiev claimed it inflicted stinging defeats on pro-Kremlin rebels in east Ukraine on Thursday, as President Barack Obama accused Russia of not abiding by a deal to defuse the escalating crisis in the ex-Soviet country.
Obama urges Putin to rein in Ukraine insurgents (via AFP) US President Barack Obama urged Russian leader Vladimir Putin in a phone call to press...
Putin suggests to Obama 'joint steps' to calm Ukraine: Kremlin (via AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested to his US counterpart Barack Obama...
On "Face the Nation" on Sunday, Mitt Romney slammed President Obama’s policies toward Russia as “naive” and called the country a “geopolitical adversary” of the U.S.
The United States on Monday imposed financial sanctions on seven top Russian government officials and lawmakers to punish Russia's incursion into Crimea.
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