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Obama Backs Interim Ukraine Prime Minister, Rebukes Putin

Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama told Ukraine’s Prime Minister on Wednesday that the United States would stand by his country’s defense of its sovereignty, conferring symbolic legitimacy on the Kiev government in a direct rebuke to Russia. Obama also said after meeting interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk that he hoped U.S. diplomacy with Moscow […]

March 12, 2014

Obama To Meet Ukrainian PM At White House

Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama will meet in Washington this week with Ukraine’s interim prime minister, in a show of support amid a tense stand-off with Russia over control of Crimea. Obama will host crisis talks with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Wednesday, U.S. Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken said, confirming earlier reports. […]

March 9, 2014