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September 7, 2014
Column: Ukraine abandoned
WASHINGTON — At his first press briefing after the beheading of American James Foley, President Obama stunned the assembled when he admitted that he had no strategy for confronting ISIS, a.k.a. the Islamic State, in Syria. Yet it was not nearly the most egregious, or consequential,...
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September 7, 2014 - 2:21pm
July 23, 2014
Ukraine separatist fighters had missile
DONETSK — A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, and it could have originated in Russia. In an interview with Reuters, Alexander...
July 23, 2014 - 8:04pm
July 21, 2014
Honoring his brother with message of forgiveness
WILLMAR - A Willmar couple leaves today for Australia where they will attend the memorial service for two family members who were among the 298 people killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down last week in Ukraine.Drew Ryder and his wife, Edith, will travel to the western...
July 21, 2014 - 9:59pm
July 20, 2014
Kerry makes most explicit case against Russia over Malaysia jet
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday laid out what he said was overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the downing of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine as he made the U.S. case against Moscow in the most emphatic and explicit terms yet. Delivering his...
July 20, 2014 - 8:42pm
July 17, 2014
Plane downed in Ukraine
HRABOVE, Ukraine — A lone fireman stood hosing down a smoldering pile of wreckage and mangled bodies Thursday after a Malaysian passenger airliner was brought down in fields in eastern Ukraine. To reach the wreckage, media crews, emergency vehicles, locals and rebels — fighting...
July 17, 2014 - 9:19pm
July 16, 2014
Toughest sanctions yet imposed on Russia over Ukraine
WASHINGTON — The United States Wednesday imposed its most wide-ranging sanctions yet on Russia’s economy, including Gazprombank and the Rosneft Oil Co., and other major banks and energy and defense companies. Washington has steadily escalated its financial sanctions on Russia...
July 16, 2014 - 8:32pm
April 21, 2014
U.S. to act ‘in days’ if no Russian action in Ukraine
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The United States government said Monday it will decide “in days” on additional sanctions if Russia does not take steps to implement an agreement to ease tensions in Ukraine. In a telephone call with his Russian counterpart, U.S. Secretary of State John...
April 21, 2014 - 8:53pm
April 13, 2014
Ukraine gives rebels deadline to disarm
KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) — Ukraine has given pro-Russian separatists a Monday morning deadline to disarm or face a “full-scale anti-terrorist operation” by its armed forces, raising the risk of a military confrontation with Moscow. Angered by the death of a state security...
April 13, 2014 - 8:55pm
March 27, 2014
U.S. approves Ukraine aid
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives easily passed bills Thursday to provide aid to Ukraine, back a $1 billion loan guarantee for the Kiev government and impose sanctions on Russians and Ukrainians over Russia’s annexation of Crimea. The Senate...
March 27, 2014 - 8:25pm
March 3, 2014
Putin tightens grip on Crimea
MOSCOW/PEREVALNOYE, Ukraine (Reuters) — Russia paid a heavy financial price on Monday for its military intervention in neighboring Ukraine, with stocks, bonds and the ruble plunging as President Vladimir Putin’s forces tightened their grip on the Russian-speaking Crimea region. The...
March 3, 2014 - 10:36pm