Trump says he's sending 1,000 more U.S. troops to ally Poland

World / Politics Jun 13, 2019

Trump says he's sending 1,000 more U.S. troops to ally Poland

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will send 1,000 more U.S. service members to Poland as part of his broadening security and economic alliance. Trump made the announcement during a White House news conference with Poland's president, Andrzej Duda. Trump said the Polish government ...

U.N. court rules  Russia must free  detained Ukraine ships, sailors

World May 25, 2019

U.N. court rules Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors

A U.N. maritime tribunal ruled Saturday that Russia must immediately release three Ukraine Navy vessels captured by Russia in November and also free the 24 sailors it detained. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea issued its order at its Hamburg headquarters following ...

Putin floats 'common citizenship' for Russians and Ukrainians

World / Politics Apr 30, 2019

Putin floats 'common citizenship' for Russians and Ukrainians

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that Ukrainians and Russians are "one people" and will benefit from common citizenship after he angered Kiev by offering to fast-track Russian passports for Ukrainians. "I've said many times that Ukrainians and Russians are brotherly nations. Moreover, I believe ...

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy leads Ukraine presidential vote

World / Politics Apr 1, 2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy leads Ukraine presidential vote

Early results in Ukraine's presidential election show a comedian with no political experience maintaining his strong lead against the incumbent president in the first round, setting the stage for a runoff in three weeks. With nearly 60 percent of the polling stations counted Monday, Volodymyr ...