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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.

October 29th, 2014
06:34 PM ET

Gen. Odierno: Russian flights 'concerning'

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno tells Wolf Blitzer that Russia flying planes without any communication is 'concerning'. Full story

Unusual Russian flights concern NATO
An unusual uptick in the size and scale of Russian flights in European airspace has raised concerns for NATO officials.

September 19th, 2014
06:24 PM ET

U.S. jets intercept six Russian planes

Wolf Blitzer talks to Rear Admiral John Kirby about the severity of U.S. and Canadian jets intercepting Russian planes.

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Filed under: John Kirby • National security • Russia • Wolf Blitzer
September 18th, 2014
06:21 PM ET

Ukraine seeks U.S. help to modernize Army

Ukraine's president Petro Poroshenko speaks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer on the country's plea for substantive military aid.

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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
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