: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Russia has thousands of troops fighting in Ukraine, report by murdered Putin critic says
    May13

    Russia has thousands of troops fighting in Ukraine, report by murdered Putin critic says

    MOSCOW — Russia has up to 10,000 soldiers involved in the war in Ukraine and at least 220 have died in battles there in the past year, Russian opposition activists claimed in a report published Tuesday. The report, which prominent Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov was working on at the time of his murder in February, seeks to counter overwhelming...

    Obama Mulls Sending Ships to South China Sea
    May13

    Obama Mulls Sending Ships to South China Sea

    The Obama Administration is set to make some bold moves in Asia, if the Wall Street Journal‘s sources prove to be reliable: The U.S. military is considering using aircraft and Navy ships to directly contest Chinese territorial claims to a chain of rapidly expanding artificial islands, U.S. officials said, in a move that would raise the stakes in...

    No breakthrough as Kerry meets Russia’s Putin
    May13

    No breakthrough as Kerry meets Russia’s Putin

    The atmosphere was cordial and the tone was promising as Secretary of State John Kerry held eight hours of talks with President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. The result appeared to be to the liking of Moscow, which had spoken of Kerry’s trip as a possibility for “normalizing” relations that have...

    Russian opposition: 220 Russian soldiers died in Ukraine
    May13

    Russian opposition: 220 Russian soldiers died in Ukraine

    Opposition: Russia deeply involved in Ukraine war; at least 220 Russian soldiers killed …read more Source:...

    Nicholson keen to hear Kerry on Putin meeting
    May13

    Nicholson keen to hear Kerry on Putin meeting

    Nicholson keen to hear Kerry on his meeting with Putin in Russia …read more Source:...

    Kerry Speaks After Meeting With Putin
    May13

    Kerry Speaks After Meeting With Putin

    After an earlier meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Tuesday, Secretary of State John Kerry appeared with Russia’s foreign minister and spoke about the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Kerry, Putin tackle U.S.-Russia policy strains in marathon Sochi talks
    May13

    Kerry, Putin tackle U.S.-Russia policy strains in marathon Sochi talks

    Secretary of State John F. Kerry huddled with Russian leaders for hours Tuesday in wide-ranging talks on the world crises over which they have bitterly differed and pledged reinvigorated cooperation to resolve the disputes racking Ukraine, Syria and other violence-torn states. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Kerry visit won’t change Canada’s chilly relationship with Moscow, Nicholson insists
    May13

    Kerry visit won’t change Canada’s chilly relationship with Moscow, Nicholson insists

    Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson defended Canada’s cold shoulder to Moscow on Tuesday as his American counterpart, Secretary of State John Kerry, made his first visit to Russia since the crisis in Ukraine erupted last year. Canada has suspended all but the most low-level discussions with Russia over the latter’s annexation of...

    No breakthrough as Kerry meets Russia's Putin
    May13

    No breakthrough as Kerry meets Russia's Putin

    SOCHI, Russia — The United States and Russia emerged Tuesday from their most extensive, high-level talks in years vowing closer cooperation on Ukraine and Syria but unable to point to any breakthrough or new approach to bridge the major differences separating the two powers. …read more Source: Boston...

    Kerry, Russia say cease-fire in Ukraine must continue
    May13

    Kerry, Russia say cease-fire in Ukraine must continue

    Meeting comes amid report that slain opposition leader documented Russian role in Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...