Friday in our news wrap, Ukraine escalated its standoff with Russia. President Petro Poroshenko closed the border to all Russian men ages 16 to 60, saying he wants to prevent fighters from joining rebels in the eastern part of Ukraine.
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…
The Ukrainian president has urged NATO to deploy naval ships to the Sea of Azov, a proposal that has been sharply criticized by Russia as a provocation that could further inflame tensions between the two countries.
By Yuras Karmanau, Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
The Kremlin said Wednesday it still expects a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump to go ahead as planned despite a suggestion from Trump that it could be canceled.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
By Associated Press
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 Nataliya Vasilyeva, Kate De Pury, Niko Price, 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.
A maritime confrontation between Ukraine and Russia has launched an unpredictable phase in their conflict. After a Russian ship rammed a Ukrainian tugboat and fired upon its sailors, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the actions “a dangerous escalation,” and…
By Associated Press
President Petro Poroshenko asked lawmakers earlier to back his motion to impose martial law in the wake of Sunday's incident near Russia-occupied Crimea when Russian border guards opened fire on three Ukrainian navy vessels before seizing the ships and their…
By Vladimir Isachenkov, 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.
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