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  • Obama: Russia should move troops back from border with Ukraine

    Obama: Russia should move troops back from border with Ukraine
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Obama said Russia should move its troops back from its border with Ukraine and ease tensions by opening direct negotiations with that country’s new government. The Russian troops massing near the border are...
  • Putin calls Obama to talk about Ukraine crisis, White House says

    Putin calls Obama to talk about Ukraine crisis, White House says
    RIYADH – Russian President Vladimir Putin called President Obama Friday to talk about a “U.S. proposal for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine,” the White House said in a statement. Putin called to discuss a proposal put...
  • New NATO head selected; former Norway PM boosted his defense budget

    New NATO head selected; former Norway PM boosted his defense budget
    LONDON – NATO named a new leader Friday, tapping a former Norwegian prime minister as it seeks to shore up the alliance amid fears of a new Russian expansionism. Jens Stoltenberg will take the reins from current NATO Secretary General Anders...
  • Russian dairy plant closed after workers bathe in the milk

    Russian dairy plant closed after workers bathe in the milk
    MOSCOW -- A Siberian dairy plant was temporarily closed Friday after its workers had been found bathing in milk, a Russian consumer oversight agency reported. Trade House Cheeses, a dairy producer in Omsk, about 1,600 miles east of Moscow, was closed...
  • G-7 expels Putin from a club to which he no longer wants to belong

    G-7 expels Putin from a club to which he no longer wants to belong
    Vladimir Putin has been kicked out of an exclusive club, but he may not even care. This week, meeting in The Hague, leaders from seven of the world’s biggest economic powers agreed to blackball Putin’s Russia, reducing the G-8 to the G-7....
  • U.S. issues fresh warning to Russia over turmoil in Ukraine

    U.S. issues fresh warning to Russia over turmoil in Ukraine
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration Monday accused Russia of promoting separatist agitation in eastern Ukraine and threatened to step up economic sanctions on Moscow unless it reverses course. As pro-Russia separatists in the eastern region seized...
  • Russia's Crimea takeover breeding anarchy and fear throughout East

    Russia's Crimea takeover breeding anarchy and fear throughout East
    Russian President Vladimir Putin's unimpeded success in annexing Crimea has inspired Russian nationalists in eastern Ukraine to seize territory and sown fear region-wide that such provocations will spur Moscow to intervene on behalf of ethnic Russians....
  • Pro-Russia protesters declare independent republics in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia protesters declare independent republics in eastern Ukraine
    MOSCOW -- Pro-Russia demonstrators who seized the regional administration building in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk announced Monday that they were declaring an independent republic and would hold a referendum about joining the region with Moscow. The...
  • Pro-Russia protesters seize buildings in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia protesters seize buildings in eastern Ukraine
    MOSCOW -- Pro-Russia demonstrators on Sunday seized at least three government buildings in industrial cities of eastern Ukraine, which has been plagued by demonstrations in favor of stronger ties to Moscow. Early in the day several hundred demonstrators...
  • Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say

    Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say
    MOSCOW — It can take Moscow residents two hours in dense traffic to drive the first 10 miles on the highway to St. Petersburg, in the direction of their country cottages surrounded by lakes and birch groves. Then the road's real limitations become...
  • Annette Bening will solo at Geffen Playhouse, but she won't be alone

     Annette Bening will solo at Geffen Playhouse, but she won't be alone
    Annette Bening will tell you about Sinatra's phrasings, the beauty and brutality of "The Iliad," homeless enchanters, acting classes, the knife edge between the hilarious and the tragic and those transcendent roles such as her adulterous real estate agent...