A team of BBC journalists has been attacked by unidentified assailants in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan while attempting to investigate reports of Russian servicemen being killed near the border with Ukraine. 247 more words
Ukraine president secures some U.S. military aid but not weapons -- Poroshenko tells U.S. Congress: "One cannot win the war with blankets.”
Petro Poroshenko meets with Obama and Kerry, pleads with Congress for aid.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pushed for more U.S. aid to Ukraine in an address before Congress on Thursday. 504 more words
In his remarks to Congress, Poroshenko called Russia's annexation of … Still, Russia has deployed about 5,000 soldiers in eastern Ukraine to back … http://ift.tt/1uMh5w7
September 19, 1959
The Cold War took a heated turn during a visit to the United States by Nikita Khrushchev. Khrushchev was several days into an extended visit for a summit meeting with President Eisenhower, when at the Soviet leader’s request, a visit to Hollywood was arranged. 259 more words