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Latest Ukraine Items
Lawmakers in the embattled Crimean region of Ukraine decided Thursday to hold a referendum March 16 on whether Crimea should become part of Russia, a move likely to further ratchet up tensions.
The Obama administration hopes Russia will agree to sit down for direct talks with the transitional government that took power in Ukraine following last month's ouster of the nation's Moscow-backed president, a senior State Department official said Thursday.
One banner in the stands read "Ukraine is Undivided!" on the top and "One Country - One Team!" on the bottom. Ukrainian fans sang their nation's anthem in the final moments, and some broke into a chant of "No war in Ukraine!" after the final whistle.
Ukraine's domestic football league will resume play on March 15.
Ukraine's domestic soccer league will resume play on March 15, after a two-week postponement because of the turmoil in the country.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Russian President Vladimir Putin is a tough but thin-skinned leader who is squandering his country's potential.
Sen. Lindsey Graham took to CNN Thursday morning to defend his controversial tweet that essentially blamed President Obama's response in Benghazi for Russian President Vladimir Putin's force in Ukraine.
As a counterweight to the European Union, Russia's Vladimir Putin is pursuing an ambitious dream rooted in memories of Soviet glory: The Eurasian Union.