Summary Russian soldiers have taken over a Ukrainian naval air base in Saki, western Crimea, as the gravest post-Cold War stand-off between the West and Moscow continues. "But there are signs that people are getting used to each other - the Russian soldiers outside the barracks, the pro-Russian militia guarding in front of the gates, the Ukrainian soldiers within."
Summary "Have they declared a general mobilization yet?" "I can't say I look forward to it, but if there is going to be a war, it's my duty. We have to defend the country," he said.
Summary Either that or Russia Today is desperately trying to dust off its credibility in front of an American audience. Indeed, Martin was full of praise for her network's editorial independence the following evening when she began her show by addressing the fall-out from her remarks.
Summary A hearing with top State and Treasury officials on Thursday was initially billed as a way to review the State Department's plans to support the new government in Ukraine, "especially any plans for U.S. financial assistance."
Summary But back in 2008, when Russia went to war with neighboring Georgia and there was a Republican in the White House, McCain criticized "partisan sniping" surrounding the issue and called on the country to be united.
Summary United States President Barack Obama says Russia is not "fooling anybody" over the crisis in Ukraine after Vladimir Putin denied Russian forces were operating on the flashpoint Black Sea peninsula of Crimea. The events in Ukraine are expected to overshadow the talks.
Summary KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's government said on Wednesday "Russian aggression" in Crimea was hitting the country's economy hard but signalled growing confidence that it will secure international loans and avoid bankruptcy. The damage to an economy driven into the ground by the previous government, he said, would be magnified by a drop in tourism revenues in Crimea following the Russian intervention.
Summary Turkish sources, speaking with the Hurriyet Daily News on Wednesday, declined to elaborate on the name of the US warship. The US vessel to pass through the straits will meet the convention's standards, the sources said.
Summary Speaking before meeting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other Western ministers in Paris, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov repeated Moscow's assertion -- ridiculed by the West -- that the troops that have seized control of the Black Sea peninsula in Ukraine are not under Russian command.
Summary Speaking to The Associated Press, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk denied reports that Ukraine is seeking military assistance from the United States. The Russian military is to be back in the barracks." "What happened in Crimea is unconstitutional and resembles ... a coup supported by the Russian government and the Russian military," Yatsenyuk said.
Summary Heavily-armed troops displaying no identifying insignia and who were mingling with local pro-Russian militants stand guard outside a local government building on March 2, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine. But Heather Conley, a Europe analyst at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said it would be a dangerous proposition for the U.S. and Europe to allow Putin to view gains in Crimea as an opportunity to launch incursions elsewhere in the region.
Summary Smith told the Ledger-Enquirer that the student, Cameron Rader, was going to continue to fight and the officer, Sgt. Percy Hill, "acted appropriately" when he pepper sprayed him. The incident occurred near the end of the Nov. 14 football game between Central High School and Prattville High School, according to the report.
Summary Pictures of Newtown shooting victims are imprinted on synthetic roses at a memorial in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., in 2012. While the document provides some insight into the last years of Lanza's life and into the health system that treated him, the authors are clear to make the distinction between their analysis and a claim of causality.
Summary In a letter delivered to Police Chief Mike Goldsmith on Friday, Underwood said Officer Toofan Shahsiah fired at James Andrew Brown eight times during hand-to-hand combat over Shahsiah's service weapon; the shooting killed Brown. Shahsiah got out of his patrol car and moved toward Brown, who climbed out of the wreck of the Jeep with a gun in his hand.
Summary Mr. Holder made the announcement in a video released online as the St. Louis metropolitan area waited for the decision of the grand jury that will decide whether to charge Darren Wilson, a white police officer from Ferguson, in the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.