Why NATO Has Become a Flash Point With Russia in Ukraine

Russian leaders have watched with mounting resentment as the transatlantic alliance has nearly doubled its membership since the end of the Cold War. President Vladimir Putin has drawn a red line in Ukraine.

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Ukraine receives second weapons shipment from US

Ukraine has received a second weapons supply shipment from the United States amid the looming threat of a potential Russian invasion.

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Russia’s Possible Invasion of Ukraine

If peace talks fail, the Russian military has several options to advance into Ukraine through northern, central, and southern invasion routes.

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Whatever Russia Does in Ukraine, China Will Be Watching

While the West ponders whether Vladimir Putin will invade eastern Ukraine, Xi Jinping watches.

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Russia, US hold working dinner to open Geneva talks

A top Russian diplomat predicted “difficult” talks with the United States this week after attending a working dinner with U.S. officials in Geneva on Sunday as part of the kickoff to a string of meetings in three European cities this week, with ties at a low over Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine.

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Putin to mull options if West refuses security demands over Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he would ponder a slew of options if the West fails to meet his push for security guarantees precluding NATO’s expansion to Ukraine.

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