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March 23rd, 2014
02:20 PM ET

Albright: Putin thinks he needs an enemy

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright cautions that the US should be more wary of Putin's aggression in Ukraine.

Filed under: Madeleine Albright • Newsmakers • Russia • State of the Union • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin
March 23rd, 2014
10:55 AM ET

White House: Isolate Russia and support Ukraine

President Obama's deputy national security adviser Tony Blinken says that Russia's economy is suffering from U.S. sanctions.

Filed under: Newsmakers • Russia • State of the Union • Tony Blinken • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin
March 16th, 2014
02:06 PM ET

Crimea votes on joining Russia

In a true "power panel," Candy talks to the German Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Ammon, French Ambassador to the U.S. François Delattre and British Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Westmacott about the the West's response to the Crimean vote to join Russia.

Filed under: Crimea • François Delattre • Newsmakers • Peter Ammon • Peter Westmacott • Russia • Ukraine
March 16th, 2014
01:02 PM ET

McCain: Russia a 'gas station'

Sen. John McCain tells Candy Crowley the U.S. needs to reevaluate its relationship with Vladimir Putin and Russia.

Filed under: John McCain • Newsmakers • Russia • State of the Union • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin
March 9th, 2014
01:45 PM ET

WH: door is open for diplomacy

President Obama's deputy national security adviser Tony Blinken says the U.S. is working to get Russia and Ukraine into direct talks.

Filed under: Newsmakers • Russia • Tony Blinken • Ukraine
March 9th, 2014
12:53 PM ET

Who's Afraid of Vladimir Putin?

Does the crisis in Ukraine and the the standoff with Russia give the GOP a chance to hit the President on foreign policy?

Filed under: A.B. Stoddard • Ben Ferguson • Donna Brazile • Russia • State of the Union
March 2nd, 2014
02:00 PM ET

Cold War II?

Former US ambassador to Russia John Beyrle and former CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty, who is a Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government,  discuss foreign policy implications of the Ukraine crisis.

Filed under: Jill Dougherty • John Beyrle • Russia • State of the Union • Ukraine
March 2nd, 2014
01:06 PM ET

Russians 'in violation of int'l law'

Former National Security Adviser Tom Donilon on Russia 'violation of international law' in Ukraine's Crimea region.

Filed under: Newsmakers • Russia • State of the Union • Tom Donilon • Ukraine
March 2nd, 2014
01:04 PM ET

Ukraine: Russia's 'act of aggression'

Ukranian Ambssador to the U.N. Yuriy Sergeyev talks to Candy Crowley about the crisis in Ukraine.

Filed under: Newsmakers • Russia • State of the Union • Ukraine • Yuriy Sergeyev
SOTU EXTRA: Ukraine upheaval
March 2nd, 2014
08:44 AM ET

SOTU EXTRA: Ukraine upheaval

By Paige Hymson and Michelle Koepp

The escalating tensions in Ukraine are developing every moment. The crisis began in November of last year when President Viktor Yanukovych rejected a trade deal with the European Union. This dismissal symbolized a closer tie between Ukraine and Russia. The arrangement was popular among many Western Ukrainian citizens who were expecting a stronger economic connection with the European Union. Ukraine is a country that is bordered by Russia and Central Europe, and has been characterized as a country divided. Most citizens in Eastern Ukraine, specifically in the southern region of Crimea, which functions with regional autonomy, speak Russian and embrace pro-Russian policies. Ukrainian speakers live in the West and lean toward the EU.


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