The Kremlin

  • Vice President-elect Mike Pence (L) meets with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. November 17, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron - RTX2U6KP
    November 17, 2016  

    In our news wrap Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump received a parade of potential cabinet officers, while his running mate, Mike Pence, courted Congress. Also, President Obama had some pointed advice for his successor on dealing with Russia. In Berlin, he expressed hopes that the president-elect would confront the Kremlin when it goes too far. Continue reading

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    August 7, 2014  

    Russia imposed a year-long ban on most Western food imports in retaliation for American and European sanctions leveled in response to Russia’s support of rebels in eastern Ukraine. President Obama replied that the Kremlin is hurting its own people. Meanwhile, according to NATO, 20,000 Russian troops have massed near the Ukraine border. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

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    May 23, 2014  

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin questioned why his country is being blamed for Ukraine’s unrest, but also said he would respect the outcome of its national elections Sunday. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner talks to Andriy Parubiy, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, who has been overseeing operations against the separatists. Continue reading