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.
The former national security adviser says Russia is "vulnerable" to sanctions.
The legislation would allow the Obama administration to provide loan guarantees to Ukraine.
Jay Carney says the Crimean incursion is not a show of strength for Moscow.
At CPAC Rubio said U.S. is “on the verge of a new American century" but Dems are impeding it.
The White House on Thursday moved to impose economic sanctions and visa restrictions.