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  • Hillary Clinton, wary of Russia push, urges Europe energy independence

    Hillary Clinton, wary of Russia push, urges Europe energy independence
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that the U.S. must do more to encourage energy independence in Europe to guard against further aggression by Russian President Vladimir Putin. "What Putin did is illegal; it is against...
  • Russia signs treaty to annex Ukraine's Crimea region

    Russia signs treaty to annex Ukraine's Crimea region
    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin defied Western warnings and signed a treaty to annex Ukraine's Crimean peninsula Tuesday, while accusing the United States and its allies of going too far in luring post-Soviet nations away from...
  • At Ukraine air base, standoff with Russian forces continues

    At Ukraine air base, standoff with Russian forces continues
    LUBIMOVKA, Ukraine — They were unarmed, bored and dispirited. Heavily armed Russian-speaking soldiers in distinctly Russian-looking uniforms had taken over a Ukrainian air base and captured three dozen MIG fighter jets. Now the Ukrainian army...
  • Some 'local' forces in Crimea look a lot like Russian military

    Some 'local' forces in Crimea look a lot like Russian military
    LIUBYMIVKA, Ukraine--As Russian leader Vladimir Putin publicly insisted Tuesday that Russian troops had never seized or blocked any facilities in Ukraine's Crimea, a tense standoff continued between a Ukrainian army unit and a group of well-armed,...
  • Kerry, on Kiev visit, warns Russia over '19th century' behavior

    Kerry, on Kiev visit, warns Russia over '19th century' behavior
    KIEV, Ukraine -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Tuesday paid emotional tribute to “these brave Ukrainians” who stood up to autocracy -- some at the cost of their lives -- in the deadly culmination of a three-month rebellion that...
  • Putin: Russia has right to use 'all means' in Ukraine

    Putin: Russia has right to use 'all means' in Ukraine
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted in a televised interview Tuesday that he has the right to use “all means” necessary to protect Russians in Ukraine, but said he had yet to deploy additional forces to the Crimean...
  • Ukraine will never accept Crimea's annexation to Russia, official says

    Ukraine will never accept Crimea's annexation to Russia, official says
    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine -- Ukraine will never recognize the results of the weekend referendum that favored Crimea’s secession and it will never accept the annexation of the peninsula by Russia, acting President Oleksandr Turchynov said Tuesday....
  • If Crimea can vote to secede, why can't, say, Texas?

    If Crimea can vote to secede, why can't, say, Texas?
    In his combative speech to members of the Russian parliament and other dignitaries Tuesday, Vladimir Putin played his trump card in defending the secession of Crimea from Ukraine. Putin pointed to “the well-known Kosovo precedent, a precedent...
  • Biden on mission to reassure NATO allies in Eastern Europe

    Biden on mission to reassure NATO allies in Eastern Europe
    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Poland on Tuesday for a two-day tour to reassure Eastern European allies unnerved by Russian aggression in Ukraine that the United States is committed to their security. As Russian President Vladimir...
  • France threatens to cancel military ship deal with Russia

    France threatens to cancel military ship deal with Russia
    PARIS — Hinting at tougher sanctions to come against Moscow for its moves toward annexing Crimea, France said Tuesday it could cancel a $1.3-billion deal to sell Russia two state-of-the-art warships. At the same time, the British government...
  • Putin declares Crimea part of Russia after 'free expression' of will

    Putin declares Crimea part of Russia after 'free expression' of will
    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine -- Russia appropriated Crimea and its vital naval port of Sevastopol on Tuesday as President Vladimir Putin signed treaties with the Ukrainian region’s Moscow-backed leaders less than two days after its voters backed secession in...