| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that she was merely comparing the tactics used by Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Putin — and not equating the men themselves — when she drew a parallel between Hitler’s efforts to resettle Germans in...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:16 PM
WASHINGTON — Russia's military action in Crimea has strengthened support for economic aid to beleaguered Ukraine, yet the multibillion-dollar package under discussion in world capitals still must navigate a treacherous course.
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:56 PM
WASHINGTON -- Obama administration officials on Sunday accused Moscow of reinforcing an estimated 6,000 ground and naval forces in Crimea with additional troops as they announced that Secretary of State John F. Kerry will fly to Kiev on Tuesday to offer a...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:46 PM
WASHINGTON — With a Syrian chemical weapons attack that killed more than 1,000 civilians, violent crackdowns against protesters in Turkey and Ukraine and a string of anti-gay laws from Russia to Uganda, human rights abuses last year ranked among the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:44 PM
MOSCOW — Ukraine's fugitive president turned up in Russia on Thursday and masked gunmen seized government buildings in the Crimean region as tension built over the direction of the country's revolution.
The day's developments left Russia trying to...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:28 PM
WASHINGTON — With Russian troops beginning military exercises near Ukraine, Secretary of State John Kerry warned Wednesday that a Russian intervention in the Eastern European nation would rip Moscow’s international standing “into...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:35 PM
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration Tuesday expelled three Venezuelan diplomats in retaliation for the expulsion of three U.S. officials a week ago.
Two first secretaries and a second secretary from the embassy were given 48 hours to depart, the...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama told the nation’s governors Monday that a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline could come in a matter of months, signaling he did not intend to let a recent court ruling derail his decision on whether to approve the...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:28 PM
MOSCOW — Stanford political science professor Michael McFaul's two-year stint as U.S. ambassador to Russia coincided with a diplomatic chill seemingly worthy of the Cold War era.
U.S. Agency for International Development advisors were expelled....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:12 AM
MOSCOW -- Russian officials on Friday denied they were behind the eavesdropping and Internet posting of an embarrassing phone call between two top U.S. diplomats discussing a response to the political crisis in conflicted Ukraine.
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:57 PM
WASHINGTON — It's not the usual question considered in U.S. state capitols: What to call the body of water between Japan and the Korean peninsula?
Virginia's governor is poised to sign legislation that would answer that question. It would...