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    Ex-Georgian Prez Named Governor of Key Ukraine Region
    Jun02

    Ex-Georgian Prez Named Governor of Key Ukraine Region

    MOSCOW (AP) — Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili on Saturday was appointed governor of Ukraine’s troubled Odessa region. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko posted the appointment announcement on his website and presented Saakashvili to officials in Odessa city, the region’s capital. The former President has also renounced...

    German Foreign Minister: Russia’s Return To G-8 Depends On Ukraine Deal
    Apr13

    German Foreign Minister: Russia’s Return To G-8 Depends On Ukraine Deal

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says Russia’s return to the top diplomatic table depends on the success of a peace initiative for Ukraine. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Ben Carson Confused About Whether The Baltic States Are Part Of NATO
    Mar19

    Ben Carson Confused About Whether The Baltic States Are Part Of NATO

    Potential Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson seemed confused on Wednesday evening about which countries belong to NATO during an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt. While discussing the threat that Russian President Vladimir Putin poses, Hewitt asked Carson how NATO should respond if “Putin attempts in the...

    Putin Says He Was Ready To Sound Nuclear Alert Over Crimea Conflict
    Mar16

    Putin Says He Was Ready To Sound Nuclear Alert Over Crimea Conflict

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military maneuvers in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine. Read More → …read more Source:...

    2 Injured After Bowler Throws Grenade Instead Of Ball In Eastern Ukraine
    Mar13

    2 Injured After Bowler Throws Grenade Instead Of Ball In Eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two people have been injured while bowling in a rebel-controlled area of east Ukraine after a player rolled a grenade instead of a ball. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Major Critic Of Vladimir Putin Shot Dead In Moscow
    Feb28

    Major Critic Of Vladimir Putin Shot Dead In Moscow

    Updated: February 27, 2015, 8:23 PM EST MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government. The death of Nemtsov, a 55-year-old former deputy prime minister, ignited a fury among...

    Russia’s Putin Threatens To Cut Off Shipment Of Gas Supplies To Ukraine
    Feb25

    Russia’s Putin Threatens To Cut Off Shipment Of Gas Supplies To Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has warned that Russia will cut gas supplies to Ukraine if it fails to pay in advance for future deliveries. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Battles Persist Before Cease-Fire Deadline; 25 Dead
    Feb13

    Ukraine Battles Persist Before Cease-Fire Deadline; 25 Dead

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Fierce fighting surged Friday in eastern Ukraine as Russian-backed separatists mounted a major, sustained offensive to capture a strategic railway hub ahead of a weekend cease-fire deadline. At least 25 people were killed across the region, officials reported. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Senate Confirms Ash Carter As Defense Secretary
    Feb12

    Senate Confirms Ash Carter As Defense Secretary

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama’s choice to run the Pentagon, handing Ash Carter the unenviable task of steering the military as the United States confronts Islamic State militants, conflict in Ukraine and other worldwide threats. The vote in the Republican-controlled Senate was 93-5. Carter will...

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