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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 5-7pm ET on CNN.

March 7th, 2014
06:47 PM ET

Ukrainian pop star's emotional plea

Ukrainian pop star Ruslana speaks out in support of Ukraine and against Russian President Vladimir Putin.


Filed under: Russia • Situation Room • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin • Wolf Blitzer
March 6th, 2014
08:07 PM ET

Putin's high-powered U.S. lobbyists

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the American firms that make money lobbying and doing public relations for Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian interests in the U.S.

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Filed under: Lobbying • Russia • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin
March 6th, 2014
08:05 PM ET

Topless protestor rails against Putin

Protesters rally outside the Crimean parliament against a referendum that determines whether Crimea remains part of Ukraine or joins Russia. CNN's Anna Coren reports from Crimea.


Filed under: Anna Coren • Russia • Ukraine
March 6th, 2014
07:51 PM ET

CNN crew told to stop reporting outside

A Crimean hotel has told a CNN crew to stop broadcasting from their premises because they disagreed with their reporting. Forced indoors, CNN's Anna Coren explains the growing hostility towards American journalists in pro-Russian parts of Ukraine.


Filed under: Anna Coren • Russia • Ukraine
March 6th, 2014
04:19 PM ET

Obama: World must support Ukraine

President Obama makes a statement on the crisis in Ukraine. He announces the U.S. and the E.U. are laying the groundwork for international sanctions against Russian leaders and calls on the world to respect Ukraine's sovereignty, saying borders cannot "be re-drawn over the heads of democratic leaders."


Filed under: President Obama • Russia • Ukraine
March 5th, 2014
08:22 PM ET

Is Merkel the key to solution with Russia?

Although tensions between President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have thawed over the years, there is one world leader who still has a working relationship with Putin: Angela Merkel. Could this pastor's daughter from Soviet East Germany be key to a diplomatic solution? CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: Angela Merkel • Brian Todd • Russia • Ukraine
March 5th, 2014
08:17 PM ET

Inside Ukrainian naval base under siege

Wolf Blitzer talks to VICE News reporter Simon Ostrovsky, who gives a dramatic look inside a Ukrainian Naval base under siege by unidentified Russian military forces.

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Filed under: Interviews • Russia • Ukraine
March 5th, 2014
08:15 PM ET

Fmr. Obama Adviser: Putin not crazy

Pres. Obama's former national security adviser Tom Donilon tells Wolf Blitzer that Putin isn't crazy, but as an autocrat at the center of a regime, he may be getting bad intelligence from his supporters.

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Filed under: Interviews • Russia • Tom Donilon • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin
March 5th, 2014
08:12 PM ET

GOP leaders slam Obama over Ukraine

More and more Republicans are slaming President Obama over the crisis in Ukraine, with some going so far as to connect the dots between Kiev and Benghazi. CNN's Dana Bash reports on the politics in Washington.


Filed under: Dana Bash • Lindsey Graham • President Obama • Russia • Ukraine • Washington
March 5th, 2014
07:54 PM ET

Putin pulling a double standard?

Less than a year after Putin's New York Times op-ed condemning the use of force in Syria without UN consent, Russia has troops on the ground in Ukraine. CNN's Brian Todd reports many are now calling the Russian leader a hypocrite.

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Filed under: foreign policy • Syria • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin
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