Pushing back against demands to supply arms to Ukraine, Obama administration officials said Friday that economic sanctions would remain the primary weapon as the U.S. and its European allies seek a diplomatic solution to Russia's aggression.
By PBS NewsHour
By Joshua Barajas
Russian forces have released navy chief Serhiy Hayuk, who was detained Wednesday amid the Russian takeover of the naval base in Crimean city of Sevastopol, the acting president of Ukraine said Thursday.
Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner is in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, where fierce street battles have erupted between pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian supporters. Judy Woodruff interviews Margaret about Kiev’s plan to pull its troops from Crimea, and the biggest…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, acting leaders in Kiev announced a plan to evacuate troops from Crimea after Russian forces seized part of the Ukrainian naval headquarters in Sevastopol. Also, Malaysian authorities have turned to the FBI to help analyze…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
VILNIUS, Lithuania -- Issuing an outright warning to Moscow, Vice President Joe Biden declared Wednesday the United States will respond to any aggression against its NATO allies, as Russia's neighbors looked warily to the escalating crisis in nearby Ukraine.
Vladimir Putin added Crimea to the map of Russia with a stroke of his pen. The Russian president delivered an emotional address to his parliament on the annexation of that peninsula before endorsing the formal treaty. Margaret Warner reports on…
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