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Kerry Accuses Russia Of Lying About Ukraine
Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia has lied ``to my face and the face of others on many different occasions'' about its activities in Ukraine.
Kerry told a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday that Russia is engaged in the biggest propaganda exercise that he's seen sinc…
More Sanctions Coming Against Russia
White House spokesman Josh Earnest says President Obama will likely sign a bill slapping more sanctions on Russia by week's end.
Earnest told a briefing that the costs on Moscow will continue to increase as a result of Russian incursions in Ukraine...
Putin Wants U.S. And Russia To Improve Relations
Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Barack Obama in an Independence Day message that he hopes the countries can improve relations.
In a statement published on the Kremlin website on Friday, Putin said ‘‘regardless of difficulties and disagreements’’ h…
Pentagon: 20,000 Russian Troops In Ukraine
The Pentagon estimates there are now about 20,000 Russian troops in Ukraine, as additional forces have gone into the country over the last week.
 
    Rear Adm. John Kirby says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Ukraine Defense Minister Ihor Tenyuh on Friday...
Ukraine Talks Continue In Paris
The building blocks for a possible diplomatic solution in Ukraine have emerged today in Paris -- where top Russian and Western officials have been trying to defuse the crisis over Crimea. European and Ukrainian diplomats at the meetings have outlined ways that all sides could step back from the brin…
Tensions Ease But Putin Still Talking Tough
Russia's Vladimir Putin is still talking tough on Ukraine -- but he has also helped ease tensions today.
 
    Putin says Russia has no intention to ``fight the Ukrainian people'' -- but he's reserving the right to use force in order to protect ethnic Russians i…
Obama Says Russian Invasion Violates International Law
President Obama is calling Russia's intervention in Ukraine a violation of both international law and Ukrainian sovereignty. 
The President's comments today come as the U.S. weighs possible sanctions against Russia for sending troops into the Crimean region...

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