Thursday in our news wrap, President Trump tweeted his decision to cancel a scheduled meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the upcoming G-20 summit, citing Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian ships. Also, Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, called for NATO…
In an interview with The Washington Post Tuesday, Trump says he will be receiving a "full report" from his national security team. "That will be very determinative," Trump said.
By Associated Press
On Sunday near Crimea, Russian border guards rammed into and opened fire on three Ukrainian navy vessels traveling from the Black Sea toward a Ukrainian port. The Russians seized the ships and their crews.
By Nataliya Vasilyeva, Kate De Pury, Niko Price, Associated Press
Ukraine's president demanded Monday that Russia immediately release Ukrainian sailors and vessels seized in a standoff around Crimea that sharply escalated tensions between the two countries and drew international concern.
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
By Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press
Russian authorities in Crimea were searching Thursday for a possible accomplice of the student whose shooting-and-bomb attack on his vocational school killed 20 people and wounded more than 50 others, a top official said.
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump asked every member of his cabinet to cut five percent from his or her budget for next year after a report shows the U.S. deficit at $779 billion. Also, a senior official at…
As a four-year conflict between Ukraine’s government and Russian-backed separatists continues, Ukraine has emerged as one of the biggest sources of contention between Russia and the U.S. A few weeks ago, the Trump administration provided the former Soviet nation with…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Ukraine will soon have more lethal American-made weapons to help it fight Russian-backed separatists.
ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, the president-elect’s nominee for secretary of state, appeared before the Senate Wednesday for the start of his confirmation hearing. Senators quickly focused on Russia, questioning if Tillerson had too cozy a relationship with the Kremlin; he…
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