Obama warns Russia of ‘costs’ for intervention in Ukraine – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama warned Russia on Friday that military intervention in Ukraine would lead to “costs,” as tension with old foe President Vladimir Putin rose in a…

Iran’s Mixed Messages Ahead Of P5+1 Talks – Daily Beast

Iran’s Mixed Messages Ahead Of P5+1 TalksDaily BeastWhen it comes to Russia, is Iran also conveying another message: deal with us on our terms, or we can Cold War-like turn…

For US and Russia Olympians, the Cold War is ancient history – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesSOCHI, Russia — The conversation was short, limited to basic words and gestures. But the two bobsledders — one Russian, one American — understood each other. “Was good?”…

Kravitz: Sochi shows its friendly side for Opening Ceremony – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSOCHI, Russia — Winston Churchill once said this of Russia and its people: They are “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.” The American view of Russia…

Chris Pine takes over Jack Ryan role in formulaic ‘Shadow Recruit’ – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressHaving clung to the Russians as go-to villains long after the Cold War thawed, the movies find themselves current again with their favorite archenemy. Cooling Russo-American relations have…

Indian Diplomat Leaves US After Indictment in Maid Case – TIME

TIMEIndian diplomat Devyani Khobragade left the United States after being indicted on Thursday by a federal grand jury on counts of visa fraud and making false statements. After weeks of…

Foreign policy expert: Release of Russia punk rock group is publicity stunt – Fox News

Fox NewsThe release of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critics in recent days is a move to enhance his image overseas, according to foreign policy expert Colonel Cedric Leighton.…

Russia slaps EU overreaction to Ukrainian U-turn – Xinhua

XinhuaMOSCOW, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) — The European Union (EU)’s reaction towards Ukraine’s suspension to sign an integration deal with it was “bordering on hysteria,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said…

The Obama-Castro handshake that shocked the world – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWith a quick handshake, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro whipped up a frenzy Tuesday that led many to wonder whether a shift is coming between the…

Area 51 Exists Says CIA; Stories, Documentaries True. Tell John Russo!

Area 51, that place somewhere in Nevada’s dessert and long rumored to be a place for testing of experimental planes and the housing of UFOs, was finally said to exist…