Shelling was heard on the outskirts of a strategic Ukrainian port city as Russian-backed rebels pressed their offensive in the region Friday just hours ahead of talks that were widely hoped to bring a cease-fire.
The president arrived in Estonia to reaffirm Washington’s commitment to the security of ex-Soviet NATO members.
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TALLINN, Estonia (CBS News/CBSDC/AP) — President Barack Obama proclaimed an unwavering and permanent U.S. commitment to the security of its NATO allies, as he mounted a show of solidarity Wednesday with European nations anxious about […]
The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reached agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.
A Kremlin aide on Tuesday sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks, if it wished.
Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autonomy – a shift that reflects Moscow’s desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve the creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian aggression, the alliance’s secretary general said Monday.
US Trained Alaskans As Secret ‘Stay-Behind Agents’ As They Feared Russian Invasion During Early Cold War Years
Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intelligence to the military, newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a […]