Ukraine Crisis

G7 Looks to Continue Pressure on Russia

President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are leading talks with the Group of Seven (G7). The G7 is a group of the leading industrial countries. Those countries include Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Russia was previously a member of the group, then known […]

Ukraine’s Ceasefire Proves to be Fragile

The Ukrainian ceasefire brokered last week took effect yesterday, but there are already fears that it may fall apart. Last week’s ceasefire was the second, the first one had fallen apart due to complications regarding the various different militant and rebel groups. Andriy Lysenko, an Ukrainian defense spokesman, has said that there […]

President Obama Calls World Leaders on Ukraine

After the latest developments in Ukraine today, President Obama called several world leaders to discuss an international response. President Obama also called Russian President Vladimir Putin about Russia’s move to send the army into Ukraine. Read-out of President Obama’s conversations with the Canadian Prime Minister and French President: President Obama […]