Putin ‘to recognize’ independence of breakaway territories in Ukraine

Putin ‘to recognize’ independence of breakaway territories in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized two breakaway territories in eastern Ukraine as independent on Monday in a dramatic escalation of the crisis that Western leaders … Read more

Kremlin denies ‘concrete’ plans for a Putin-Biden summit

Kremlin denies ‘concrete’ plans for a Putin-Biden summit

Press play to listen to this article Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said Monday that there were no plans yet for a new summit with … Read more

Kremlin lashes out at Ukraine and NATO after call with Macron

Kremlin lashes out at Ukraine and NATO after call with Macron

Press play to listen to this article MUNICH — The Kremlin on Sunday used a telephone call between Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President … Read more

Boris Johnson: Conflict in Ukraine could be the 'biggest war in Europe since 1945'

Boris Johnson: Conflict in Ukraine could be the 'biggest war in Europe since 1945'

A Russian invasion of Ukraine would lead to sweeping economic sanctions on Russian companies, preventing them from trading with US dollars and UK pounds, UK … Read more

Crimea: The peninsula poisoning relations between Russia and Ukraine

Crimea: The peninsula poisoning relations between Russia and Ukraine

Press play to listen to this article KYIV — Russia started its intimidation of Ukraine not with the ongoing buildup of troops, but eight years … Read more

On stage at the Kremlin: Putin and Lavrov’s de-escalation dance

On stage at the Kremlin: Putin and Lavrov’s de-escalation dance

Press play to listen to this article Russian President Vladimir Putin and his trusty foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, signaled on Monday that there would be … Read more

German leader ventures to Ukraine and Russia amid warnings of war

German leader ventures to Ukraine and Russia amid warnings of war

Press play to listen to this article BERLIN — Even before Washington warned that a Russian invasion of Ukraine could be imminent, German Chancellor Olaf … Read more

In Ukraine, even peace accords can be a Russian weapon

In Ukraine, even peace accords can be a Russian weapon

Press play to listen to this article In their frenzied diplomatic effort to dissuade Russia from a new invasion of Ukraine, Western leaders are pinning … Read more