Russian President Vladimir Putin

House Speaker John Boehner answers questions during his weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boehner, Bipartisan Group Push Obama To Arm Ukraine: ‘Grotesque Violation Of International Law’

House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans are stepping up the pressure on the president to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.

03/05/2015

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Poll: Putin Approval Rating Hits 86 Percent

Despite continuing economic woes and the risk of diplomatic isolation in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s approval rating has crept up to 86 percent – although many are skeptical of the overwhelming figure.

02/26/2015

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Kerry: Russia Has Lied ‘To My Face’ About Its Activities In Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia has lied “to my face and the face of others on many different occasions” about its activities in Ukraine.

02/24/2015

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Biden: ‘Russia Cannot Be Allowed To Redraw The Map Of Europe’

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is questioning the willingness of Russian President Vladimir Putin to seek peace in Ukraine as the leaders of Germany and France are seeking such a deal in Moscow.

02/06/2015

Putin Sends Obama New Year's Message: US, Russia Must Uphold Global Stability   ( JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Putin Sends Obama New Year’s Message: US, Russia Must Uphold Global Stability

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a New Year’s message to U.S. President Barack Obama that Moscow is looking for equality in bilateral relations next year.

12/31/2014

In an annual speech ranging from economy to school tests, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday evoked religious imagery and defended the Kremlin's aggressive foreign policy as necessary for his country's sheer survival.   (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Putin: ‘No One Will Succeed In Defeating Russia Militarily’

In an annual speech ranging from economy to school tests, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday evoked religious imagery and defended the Kremlin’s aggressive foreign policy as necessary for his country’s sheer survival.

12/04/2014

Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev criticized current Russian President Vladimir Putin as he launches his book, “After the Kremlin,” saying Putin “thinks he is second only to God.” (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Gorbachev On Putin: ‘He Thinks He Is Second Only To God’

Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev criticized current Russian President Vladimir Putin as he launches his book, “After the Kremlin,” saying Putin “thinks he is second only to God.”

11/21/2014

In an annual speech ranging from economy to school tests, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday evoked religious imagery and defended the Kremlin's aggressive foreign policy as necessary for his country's sheer survival.   (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Putin Accuses US Of Complete Disregard For International Law

President Vladimir Putin of Russia said Friday that the world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place because of U.S. attempts to enforce its will on other countries and that his nation will not comply.

10/24/2014

Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State "network of death" that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action in the region. 
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Obama Calls for Dismantling ISIS ‘Network of Death’

Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State “network of death” that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action in the region.

09/24/2014

Feinstein: Obama May Be 'Too Cautious' With ISIS (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Obama May Be ‘Too Cautious’ With ISIS

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein says President Barack Obama may be too cautious in his approach to dealing with Islamic State militants.

08/31/2014

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