“We couldn’t leave Crimea in the lurch," Putin told the Russian parliament's upper chamber.
The Russian president on Monday declared Crimea a sovereign country independent of Ukraine.
“I’m not going to get into a game of hinting or indicating who might be next,” an aide said.
“This is a Soviet-style election. We know what the end is going to be,” Durbin said.
The senator writes that Russians will be inspired to follow Ukraine's example.
The director of national intelligence said an “anticipatory warning” was given.
DOD has spent $300,000 per year since 2009 to study the body language of world leaders.
The State Department accused Vladimir Putin of lying about the crisis in Ukraine.
House chairman says chamber must impose crippling sanctions on Russian officials.
Russia's rejection of the emergency meeting further adds to growing tensions.
Members of Congress are leaning on Europe to back meaningful sanctions on Russia.
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A panel of the House Energy and Commerce Committee has scheduled a hearing for next week on a bill...
Nearly 97 percent of Crimeans voted to secede from Ukraine, reports said.
President Obama on Monday announced sanctions against Russia for its interference in Ukraine and...
“Putin only understands strength,” Sen. Robert Menendez said.
White House hopefuls in both parties are aggressively tackling the Russia-Ukraine crisis
Many observers worry Russia has been getting the best of the United States.
President Obama on Thursday authorized new sanctions on Russia that will restrict travel and freeze...
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Wednesday that President Obama’s lack of...
“Now if this sounds familiar; it’s what Hitler did back in the 30s," she said.
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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said President Obama’s lack of understanding of Vladimir Putin was to...