By Julian Hattem Global sanctions are having a harsh effect on Russian President Vladimir Putin and are likely to force him to change his tact in Ukraine,… Read more "WH: Sanctions are hurting Putin"
ROMANIA’S president has said Russia is creating a chain of conflicts around the Black Sea to further President Vladimir Putin's goal of rebuilding the former Soviet Union… Read more "Romania’s president says Moldova next in ‘Soviet’ expansion"
by Tyler Durden The latest: Europe should provide aid to Ukraine to ensure uninterrupted natural-gas deliveries to the region, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said as reported by…… Read more “Europe Folds As Putin Tells It To Pay Ukraine’s Gazprom Bill, Or Else”
by Thomas Grove Pro-Russian separatists reinforced barricades around the state security building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk on Wednesday and called on President Vladimir Putin…… Read more “Separatists build barricades in east Ukraine, Kiev warns of force”
By Justin Sink The White House accused Moscow on Monday of stirring up trouble in Ukraine, as pro-Russian demonstrations provoked fears that President Vladimir Putin might mount…… Read more “US-Russia tensions escalating”
By Timothy Heritage and Vladimir Soldatkin When President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty this week annexing Crimea to great fanfare in the Kremlin and anger in the…… Read more “Putin looks to Asia as West threatens to isolate Russia”
Bulgaria’s former Foreign Minister Solomon Passy believes Crimea’s accession into the Russian Federation is part of President Vladimir Putin’s expansionist policy. “This referendum is neither the beginning,…… Read more “Ex-Bulgarian FM Solomon Passy: Crimea Part of Putin’s Expansionism”