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Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

August 28th, 2014
07:41 PM ET

Ukraine: "Full-scale invasion" by Russia

U.S. officials say 1,000 Russian troops have entered Ukraine as Ukrainian military slam Russia for a "full-scale invasion." CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • Russia • Ukraine
August 6th, 2014
12:27 AM ET

Fighting in Ukraine rages on as Russia mounts thousands more troops on border

The battle for eastern Ukraine continues to rage on as government forces push further against pro-Russian separatists. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports on the ongoing violence - as Russia masses more troops on the border.


Filed under: International affairs • Nick Paton Walsh • Russia • Ukraine
July 29th, 2014
08:07 PM ET

U.S.: Ukraine firing missiles at rebels

U.S. officials say they have observed Ukrainian forces firing short-range missiles near pro-Russian rebel positions. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • Russia • Ukraine
July 29th, 2014
08:02 PM ET

Obama: New sanctions, not a new Cold War

After accusing Russia of sending more weapons to separatists and violating an arms ban treaty, the United States is slapping Russia with more sanctions. Michelle Kosinski takes a look at the new sanctions President Obama laid out Tuesday.

July 22nd, 2014
07:07 PM ET

U.S.: Photos implicate Russia in MH17

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on the evidence the U.S. says it has that implicates Russia in the MH17 plane crash.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • mh17 • Russia • Situation Room • Ukraine
July 21st, 2014
07:05 PM ET

President faces two battlefronts

CNN's Jim Acosta reports on the two crises that president Obama's administration is simultaneously confronting.

July 21st, 2014
07:04 PM ET

U.S. sees Russian role in shootdown

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on new intelligence that may help officials uncover what really happened to flight MH-17.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • mh17 • Russia • Situation Room • Ukraine
May 19th, 2014
06:48 PM ET

Putin again pledges to pull troops back

Putin said that Russian troops would be moved from the Ukraine border, but NATO says they have not seen any withdrawal.


Filed under: International affairs • Jim Sciutto • Russia • Situation Room • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin
May 9th, 2014
07:11 PM ET

Putin's show of force in Crimea

Putin makes his first visit to the disputed region of Crimea since Russia annexed it from Ukraine. Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: International affairs • Jim Sciutto • Russia • Situation Room • Ukraine
May 6th, 2014
06:52 PM ET

Ukraine may be on brink of war

Government forces in Ukraine step up to rally against pro-Russian forces, leading to at least 30 dead militants and fresh warnings of an all-out civil war. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: International affairs • Jim Sciutto • Russia • Ukraine
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