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Vladimir Putin

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  • In Brussels, Obama calls Crimea crisis a 'contest of ideas'

    In Brussels, Obama calls Crimea crisis a 'contest of ideas'
    BRUSSELS — The crisis over Crimea has not restarted the Cold War but has revived a "contest of ideas" between belief in powerful leaders and in democratic ideals, President Obama declared Wednesday as he laid out his case for firm opposition to...
  • Ukraine's loss of Crimea has NATO examining its core mission

    Ukraine's loss of Crimea has NATO examining its core mission
    BRUSSELS — Last fall, nearly 6,000 NATO troops, mostly in Eastern Europe and the Baltics, trained to repel an invasion by a fictional country that bore an uncanny resemblance to Russia. Five months later that scenario no longer seems so remote....
  • Obama urges greater NATO presence in states bordering Russia

    Obama urges greater NATO presence in states bordering Russia
    BRUSSELS -- President Obama is urging European and North Atlantic Treaty Organization leaders to bolster the military alliance’s presence in countries in Eastern and Central Europe near Russia, part of an effort to ward off further Russian...
  • Obama: Lessons of World War I 'speak to us still'

    Obama: Lessons of World War I 'speak to us still'
    BRUSSELS -- President Obama laid a wreath at the World War I memorial at Flanders Field on Wednesday, noting the war that tore apart Europe still echoes in conflicts 100 years later. "The lessons of that war speak to us still," Obama said in his first...
  • Ukraine gets new defense minister as its troops pull out of Crimea

    Ukraine gets new defense minister as its troops pull out of Crimea
    MOSCOW — Ukraine’s parliament accepted the resignation of the country’s defense minister on Tuesday as Ukrainian troops were carrying out a painful withdrawal from Crimea, the peninsula now in Russian hands. In parliament, outgoing...
  • Vladimir Putin, Russia's human tank

    Vladimir Putin, Russia's human tank
    MOSCOW — There was no one to stop him. That's why Russian President Vladimir Putin was able to seize the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine with barely a whisper of internal resistance. Recovering the region that was part of Russia for centuries has...
  • Ukraine 'started with Benghazi,' GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham says

    Ukraine 'started with Benghazi,' GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham says
    WASHINGTON - A top Republican senator sparked reactions from both sides of the aisle after drawing a link between the crisis in Ukraine and President Obama's response to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Sen. Lindsey...
  • G-7 leaders agree to freeze out Russia

    G-7 leaders agree to freeze out Russia
    THE HAGUE — Leaders of seven of the world's largest economies on Monday agreed to freeze Russia out of the Group of Eight nations and threatened sanctions against key sectors of its economy if Moscow further invades or seeks to destabilize Ukraine....
  • Think Russia's land grab is unique? Think again.

    Think Russia's land grab is unique? Think again.
    It has become a truism in discussions of Russia's takeover of Crimea that in the post-World War II international order, countries no longer rewrite borders through force — or if they do, rarely find themselves faced with determined opposition from...
  • G-7 nations to meet in Brussels instead of Sochi, without Russia

    G-7 nations to meet in Brussels instead of Sochi, without Russia
    THE HAGUE – President Obama and six other world leaders said Monday that they would not meet at the so-called Group of Eight summit in June in Sochi, Russia, and instead would convene at that time in Brussels, without Russia, to discuss the “...
  • Next test for Obama: Soothing the Saudis

    Next test for Obama: Soothing the Saudis
    President Obama will visit Saudi Arabia this week. Based on what I hear from key Saudis, he is in for a rough reception. Rarely have the Saudis been more skeptical about the United States, and if the president is to affect Saudi behavior, it is...