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May 08 2014
Antigovernment rebels in eastern Ukraine said on Thursday that they would proceed with a referendum this weekend seeking autonomy, even though President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Wednesday had appeared to withdraw his support for the vote.New York Times (News)
Apr 28 2014
NewsThe United States on Monday imposed additional sanctions against Russian government officials and companies deemed close to President Vladimir V. Putin, accusing Moscow of failing to live up to its agreement to defuse the crisis in Ukraine. New York Times (News)
Feb 25 2022
Russia’s assault on Ukraine is unlike anything Europe has seen since World War II. As the U.S. and allies respond, which American trait will prove uppermost: a desire to protect democracy or a reluctance to wade into foreign fights?
Russia’s massive invasion of neighboring Ukraine has laid bare a fundamental question facing the United States: At a time of public exhaustion with U.S.Christian Science Monitor
Feb 25 2022
What can he possibly say in defense of his own administration?
Between 1801 and 1913, the president of the United States sent “information” about the “State of the Union” to Congress by letter, rather than delivering it in person during a speech before a Joint Session. One can only assume that, as his dreams continue to crash down around him, Joe Biden is quietly wishing this admirableNational Review (News)
Jun 18 2021
The Republican Party has turned to another page in the authoritarian playbook as it whitewashes the history of Donald Trump's presidency.
It's as if the fawning over Vladimir Putin never happened. Or Trump's assurance that Covid-19 would simply "go away" never passed his lips. Trump's acolytes have, meanwhile, rebranded the worst assault in American democracy in modern times into aCNN (Online News)
Apr 04 2022
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Viktor Orbán claimed victory in Hungary’s general election on Sunday, as his Fidesz party appears on track to deliver the prime minister a fourth consecutive term amid a raging war in neighboring Ukraine.
“We won a victory so big that you can see it from the moon, and you can certainly see it from Brussels,” Orbán said in a speech in front of the Danube river onNBC News (Online)
Jul 11 2018
President Trump is in Europe, attending a two-day NATO summit in Belgium as part of a trip that will include meetings with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The American political establishment has learned over the past 18 months that with President Trump in office, business as usual is over. The international political establishment is now finding thisFox News (Online News)
Feb 17 2022
President Joe Biden told reporters on Thursday he has “every indication” Russia will “attack Ukraine” in the near future, echoing warnings from his secretary of state, Antony Blinken, and NATO officials that follow no significant activity of this kind on Wednesday.
Politico, a Washington blog, reported last week that Biden had been telling allies that Russian forces would launch a full-Breitbart News
Oct 04 2022
A plan to end the war in Ukraine by ceding annexed territory to Russia floated by Elon Musk in a tweet is garnering praise straight from the Kremlin.
On Tuesday, Russian state news agency IRA Novosti reported that Putin's press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, called the proposal “positive.”
The plan? A simple “yes/no” poll on Twitter that asked what Musk's followers thought of theVice
Aug 10 2021
The National Security Agency's inspector general announced Tuesday that it is investigating allegations that the NSA "improperly targeted the communications of a member of the U.S. news media."
Why it matters: Fox News host Tucker Carlson claimed in June that a whistleblower had informed him NSA was monitoring his electronic communications "in an attempt to take this show off the air."Axios