The future of the Ukrainian region of Crimea hangs in the balance of Sunday’s referendum vote on whether to secede and possibly join Russia. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports from Crimea, where she talks to the pro-Russian and…

Mar 06

No image
Obama imposes visa restrictions aimed at Russian officials

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration slapped new visa restrictions Thursday on pro-Russian opponents of the new Ukraine government in Kiev and cleared the way for financial sanctions as the West began punishing Moscow for its occupation of Ukraine's Crimea region.

Mar 05

No image
Analysts: Russia unlikely to pull back in Crimea

WASHINGTON -- Russia is unlikely to pull back its military forces in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, analysts and former Obama administration officials say, forcing the United States and Europe into a more limited strategy of trying to prevent President Vladimir Putin…

The Latest