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  • Outside G-8 summit, few protesters

    — A high-profile meeting of world leaders at Camp David drew only sparse protests Friday despite extensive security preparations by local officials. Frederick County closed public schools Friday and police said they felt obligated to "prepare for...
  • Putin returns, and so does a Cold War mentality

    Putin returns, and so does a Cold War mentality
    Now that Vladimir Putin is Russia's president once again, the result of still another fraudulent election, we should expect ever more hostile relations with Moscow. Mr. Putin, a vain and vulgar man, was born and bred to despise the United States. And...
  • Commentary: In a small town's square, peaceful democracy in action

    Over the weekend, thanks to an annual camping trip I take with my son, Nick, to a location near Camp David, I had a front row seat to a display of democracy in action. There's a good chance you heard about the event in question: The G8 gathering of world...
  • U.S. and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russian presidents imposed sanctions on each other's top aides and other government officials Thursday as the dispute over Crimea intensified and the White House worried publicly that Moscow might be positioning its...
  • Shaping a response to Russia will be a high-stakes test for Obama

    Shaping a response to Russia will be a high-stakes test for Obama
    WASHINGTON — Planned as a springtime tour with a modest itinerary — affording time to chat with the pope, admire the Rembrandts and take in the Colosseum — President Obama's weeklong trip to Europe instead has become a high-stakes test...
  • Congress to debate Ukraine aid amid worries about Russian troops

    Congress to debate Ukraine aid amid worries about Russian troops
    WASHINGTON — As the Senate prepares to take up an aid package for Ukraine this week, congressional Republicans on Sunday called for stronger sanctions against Moscow amid heightened concerns about a Russian troop movements. “It's deeply...
  • U.S., allies to skip Sochi summit, meet in Brussels

    U.S., allies to skip Sochi summit, meet in Brussels
    President Barack Obama and major industrialized allies warned Vladimir Putin of damaging economic sanctions if he takes further action to destabilize Ukraine and also agreed to hold their own summit, skipping a planned G8 meeting in Sochi. Leaders of...
  • G-7 nations to meet in Brussels instead of Sochi, without Russia

    G-7 nations to meet in Brussels instead of Sochi, without Russia
    THE HAGUE – President Obama and six other world leaders said Monday that they would not meet at the so-called Group of Eight summit in June in Sochi, Russia, and instead would convene at that time in Brussels, without Russia, to discuss the “...
  • Obama: Russia a 'regional power' losing influence because of Crimea

    Obama: Russia a 'regional power' losing influence because of Crimea
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- President Obama disputed the idea that Russia is the United States’ No. 1 geopolitical foe, dismissing Moscow as a “regional power” and arguing that the invasion of Crimea “indicates less influence, not...
  • G-7 leaders agree to freeze out Russia

    THE HAGUE — Leaders of seven of the world's largest economies on Monday agreed to freeze Russia out of the Group of Eight nations and threatened sanctions against key sectors of its economy if Moscow further invades or seeks to destabilize Ukraine....
  • Obama says crisis in Crimea should not be seen in Cold War terms

    Obama says crisis in Crimea should not be seen in Cold War terms
    AMSTERDAM — The fight over control and influence in Ukraine should not be seen as a Cold War-era battle, President Obama said in an interview released Monday as he opened a European trip certain to be dominated by discussion of the West’s...
  • How the West is losing Ukraine

    There are heated debates here and abroad about what exact policies should be put in place in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to violate Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity by sending Russian troops to Crimea. And...