OPINION | The facts leave no doubts: Russia has violated fundamental norms of international law.
Some conservatives, including Senate hopefuls, rejected the popular bill.
Russian troops reportedly launched an attack in Crimean port city of Sevastopol.
Two Republicans say that Russia should get booted for its invasion of Crimea.
He said national defense is "most important thing that the federal government does.”
Putin says Russia will not ignore calls for help after speaking with Obama.
The two leaders said they would “insist that Russia abide by its obligations.”
Even after the wave of profound transformations that have swept the Middle East/North Africa region, the lack of galvanizing “heroes” — men and women of virtue and courage who can serve as role models for the region’s youth — should be a cause for concern to all those who seek peace and stability.
President Obama held an hour-long phone conversation with Putin.
A few conservative Republicans had looked to Putin as a kindred spirit.