Rep. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) and six other congressmen wrote to Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday to express concern over the current situation in Ukraine.
KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian protesters blockaded the main government building on Monday, trying to bring down President Viktor Yanukovich with a general strike after hundreds of thousands demonstrated against his decision to abandon an EU integration pact.
BRUSSELS/KIEV (Reuters) – The European Union expressed strong disapproval on Monday over Russia’s pressure on Ukraine to reject an EU trade deal, while police fired tear gas at pro-Europe protesters in the former Soviet republic’s capital, Kiev.
The Pentagon on Friday unveiled a new strategy to defend the Arctic region from security threats as Russia builds up cold-weather forces in the region and China prepares to claim resources.
KIEV (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Ukrainians marched to President Viktor Yanukovich’s office on Sunday, denouncing a U-turn away from Europe and towards Russia in the biggest street demonstrations since the Orange Revolution nine years ago.
The Department of Defense has canceled its deal to buy Mi-17 helicopters from a Russian state arms exporter that has also supplied arms to the Assad regime, after the proposal was met with an outcry from congress.
Russia is developing its first long-range drone aircraft capable of conducting ground attack missions, but lags behind other militaries in building unmanned aerial combat vehicles, according to U.S. officials.
The United Nations elected China, Cuba, Russia, and Saudi Arabia to seats on its Human Rights Council Tuesday, all countries that have been widely condemned by international groups for gross human rights violations.
The Obama administration declined to comment on Sunday on provocative state-run Chinese media reports outlining Beijing’s nuclear war plans, including land-based and submarine-launched missile strikes on U.S. cities that would kill up to 12 million people.