NATO, Russia in a standoff after talks in Brussels

NATO, Russia in a standoff after talks in Brussels

Press play to listen to this article NATO allies and Russia ended nearly four hours of security talks in a stalemate on Wednesday, with the … Read more

Putin demands Western security guarantees to end threat of Ukraine invasion

Putin demands Western security guarantees to end threat of Ukraine invasion

Press Play to listen to this article Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that if Russia invades Ukraine it will depend on “unconditional fulfillment of … Read more

Russia claims U.S. mercenaries planning chemical attack in Ukraine

Russia claims U.S. mercenaries planning chemical attack in Ukraine

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu claimed on Tuesday that US mercenaries were preparing Ukrainian special forces and radical armed groups for “active hostilities” in eastern … Read more

Russia cannot ‘dictate’ NATO military posture, Germany says

Russia cannot ‘dictate’ NATO military posture, Germany says

New German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht said on Sunday that NATO allies are ready to discuss a series of demands by Russia that troops have … Read more

EU leaders threaten Russia with sanctions over Ukraine

EU leaders threaten Russia with sanctions over Ukraine

The EU threatened Russia on Thursday with “massive consequences”, “heavy costs” and even coordinated sanctions in the event of “further aggression against Ukraine”. But the … Read more

Eastern brinkmanship: Tensions with Russia overshadow summit with ex-Soviet countries

Eastern brinkmanship: Tensions with Russia overshadow summit with ex-Soviet countries

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday called on EU leaders to impose preventive sanctions on Russia to deter possible military attacks rather than waiting for … Read more

Germany expels Russian diplomats after court rules Moscow ordered murder of dissident

Germany expels Russian diplomats after court rules Moscow ordered murder of dissident

BERLIN – Germany expelled two Russian diplomats on Wednesday after a Berlin court ruled that a man on behalf of the Moscow government had murdered … Read more