Donald Trump's choice as secretary of state, former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, denied that he had pressed the U.S. to avoid sanctioning Russia over foreign-policy disputes. The record, though, is not so clear.
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
The collapse of U.S. military relations with Russia could prove to be one of the most consequential aspects of President Barack Obama's national security legacy.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Russia said Friday that the country would break diplomatic ties with Ukraine over what it says were recent attempts to sabotage infrastructure in Crimea, a Ukrainian peninsula annexed by Russia two year ago. Last week, Ukraine put its army on…
By PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is suggesting the U.S. accept Russia's annexation of Crimea if it would lead to better relations with Moscow and stronger cooperation in fighting Islamic State militants.
By Associated Press
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
Senior officials from Georgia and Ukraine on Wednesday exhorted NATO members to bring the two nations into the alliance in order to protect them from Russia and cement ties with the West.
By Dmytro Vlasov, Associated Press
Crimean Tatars on Sunday celebrated Ukrainian singer Jamala's win at Eurovision with a song that sheds light on their horrific deportations to Central Asia under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin but also hints at their recent treatment under Russian President Vladimir…
By PBS NewsHour
Ukraine has faced many challenges in the two years since violent protests drove the country’s president from office. The Russian occupation of the Crimean Peninsula in particular sparked a military conflict between pro-Russian secessionists and Ukraine’s government. Correspondent Kira Kay…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will be deploying an armored brigade combat team to Eastern Europe next February as part of the ongoing effort to reassure allies worried about threats from an increasingly aggressive Russia.
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press and Matthew Lee, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration escalates economic sanctions on Russia and weighs military support to Ukraine, it has revved up a less noticed but far broader campaign to wean Central and Eastern Europe off a deep reliance on Russian…
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