President Barack Obama on Monday froze the U.S. assets of seven Russian officials, including top advisers to President Vladimir Putin, for their support of Crimea’s vote to secede from Ukraine.
The U.S. rejected the Crimea secession referendum Sunday as illegal and readied retaliatory penalties against Russia.
Dozens of Ukrainians sang their national anthem with the United Nations as a backdrop shortly after Russia vetoed a resolution that declared Sunday’s referendum on the future of Crimea illegal.
In New York, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, joined the Ukranian Congress Committee of America, and New Yorkers with loved ones in Ukraine to discuss the ongoing crisis.
Russia may one day pay a steep price for its actions in Ukraine. Its national soccer team may feel the backlash sooner.
Warning that it was “on the brink of disaster,” Ukraine put its military on high alert Sunday and appealed for international help to avoid what it feared was the possibility of an invasion by Russia.
President 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.
As the situation in Ukraine continues to escalate, Ukrainians living in the Tri-State area are on edge.
T.J. Oshie brainstormed while he skated to center ice, desperately trying to come up with one last move to end an epic shootout. He had already taken five shots at Sergei Bobrovsky, and the Russians were still even.
Forget the parkas and stocking hats. Sunscreen and shades are the must-have items at the Sochi “Winter” Games.
Mayor Bill de Blasio welcomed two members of the Russian protest punk band Pussy Riot to City Hall Friday.
Complaints have been flooding in — and going viral — as journalists get settled for the Winter Olympics. But just as quickly there’s backlash forming from people who say the grumbling is over the top.
The threat was passed onto airlines that have direct flights to Russia, including some that originate in the United States, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.
The U.S. star pulled out of the event Wednesday, about 24 hours after being banged up on a course that riders are criticizing as unduly harsh. Reaction came from several corners, not all of them positive.
With the league set to push pause on its season for next month’s Winter Games, Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly is allowing for the possibility of a security issue that could keep the players from traveling to Russia at all.