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  • Crimea voters appear to overwhelmingly back rejoining Russia

    Crimea voters appear to overwhelmingly back rejoining Russia
    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — In the face of widespread international condemnation and the threat of punishing new sanctions on the Russian government, voters in Crimea appeared Sunday to overwhelmingly back a measure to break away from Ukraine and become...
  • U.S. warns Russia against further military moves in Ukraine

    U.S. warns Russia against further military moves in Ukraine
    WASHINGTON — Top U.S. officials warned against further Russian military aggression into eastern Ukraine as Americans and Western allies prepared to slap more sanctions on Russian officials and to protect the new government in Kiev. Sanctions could...
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin may pay heavy price for Crimea moves

    Russian President Vladimir Putin may pay heavy price for Crimea moves
    WASHINGTON — Supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin expect to savor victory as residents of Crimea vote Sunday on splitting from Ukraine. But Western officials and analysts increasingly feel that in the long run, Russians will come to see...
  • Letters: Russia's long reach

    Letters: Russia's long reach
    Re "Threat from within," Opinion, March 13 While Robert English has impressive credentials as director of USC's School of International Relations, I question his view that the woes of the Ukrainians can be laid largely at the feet of the "neofascists"...
  • Russian troops tighten grip in Crimea on eve of secession vote

    Russian troops tighten grip in Crimea on eve of secession vote
    BAKHCHISARAI, Ukraine — A day before a controversial referendum calling for Crimea to secede from Ukraine, Russian troops continued to tighten their grip on the strategic region as protests over the legitimacy of the vote continued from Kiev to...
  • American senators meet with Ukrainian leaders in Kiev to discuss aid

    American senators meet with Ukrainian leaders in Kiev to discuss aid
    WASHINGTON —   A delegation of eight U.S. senators met in Kiev, Ukraine,  with recently installed interim Ukrainian government leaders on the eve of a controversial Russian-supported secession vote in the Crimea region and discussed providing...
  • Condoleezza Rice analyzes Ukraine crisis at California GOP convention

    Condoleezza Rice analyzes Ukraine crisis at California GOP convention
    BURLINGAME, Calif. — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Saturday that the crisis unfolding in the Ukraine was the direct result of Russian control of oil in that region of the world and emphasized that the United States needed to...
  • Russia alone as U.N. vetoes resolution calling Crimea vote illegal

    Russia alone as U.N. vetoes resolution calling Crimea vote illegal
    WASHINGTON – Russia stood alone Saturday in vetoing a United Nations Security Council resolution declaring illegal a Russian-sponsored referendum on whether Crimea should secede from Ukraine. In an illustration of Russia’s isolation on the...
  • U.S.-Russia talks on Crimea come up empty in London

    U.S.-Russia talks on Crimea come up empty in London
    LONDON — The top U.S. and Russian diplomats tried but failed Friday to avert escalation of the conflict over the Crimean peninsula, leaving Moscow and Washington badly divided over the legality and consequences of a Sunday referendum on whether...
  • Crimea crisis: Russian buildup continues, so do pre-referendum protests

    Crimea crisis: Russian buildup continues, so do pre-referendum protests
    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine -- As more troops and military hardware from Russia were reportedly deployed in Crimea on Friday, opponents of a weekend referendum on secession from Ukraine took to the streets of the peninsula to protest the upcoming vote. More...
  • Talks between Kerry, Lavrov fail to produce agreement over Ukraine

    Talks between Kerry, Lavrov fail to produce agreement over Ukraine
    LONDON – Eleventh-hour talks between the U.S. and Russia failed to break the deadlock Friday over how to resolve the crisis in southern Ukraine, where pro-Moscow forces have seized control of the Crimean peninsula and are set to hold a referendum on...