President Vladimir Putin

Hillary Clinton On Facebook Chat: Tougher Sanctions Are Needed On RussiaFormer U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia.
American On Board Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Was New Jersey NativeIn remarks from the White House, the president said Friday that Flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.
White House: Obama Speaks With Russian President Putin Amid Ukraine CrisisPresident Barack Obama spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the United Nations is “gravely concerned” following the Russian takeover of a part of Ukraine.
Putin Gives Assurances Of No Discrimination At Sochi OlympicsPreparations for the Feb. 7-23 Sochi Olympic games have been overshadowed by criticism of a recent Russian law outlawing "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors."
Obama: Possibility Of Strike Against Syria Remains An OptionFrom Capitol Hill to the United Nations, a flurry of talks has erupted around a possible diplomatic solution in Syria.
Congressman Steve Israel Fights To End Russian Ban On AdoptionsIsrael is proposing to cut U.S. aid to Russia if babies being adopted by American couples aren’t let out of the country.