Hundreds of Ukrainians protested in front of the White House Thursday afternoon to demand that the Obama administration take a tougher stand against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s incursion into Ukrainian territory.
Russia is paying public affairs experts and lobbyists to push the Russian government’s line in the United States, NBC News reports.
Top lawmakers continued to lash out at the Obama administration on Thursday for proposing to cut joint U.S.-Israeli missile defense programs by nearly $200 million compared to last year’s levels.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the freezing of U.S. assets and a ban on travel into the United States of those involved in the Russian military intervention into Ukraine’s Crimea region.
Iran is scheduled to receive another $550 million in unfrozen assets from the Obama administration on Friday, just days after Tehran unveiled a slew of new weapons and advanced ballistic missiles.