Rep. Ken Buck to Newsmax: War Crimes Accusation ‘Changes World Opinion

Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., told Newsmax on Wednesday that the United States accusing Russia of committing war crimes in Ukraine “changes world opinion to a certain extent,” and could help the enforcement of sanctions. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday that “members of Russia’s forces have committed war crimes in Ukraine. We’ve seen numerous credible reports of indiscriminate attacks and attacks deliberately targeting … Continue reading Rep. Ken Buck to Newsmax: War Crimes Accusation ‘Changes World Opinion

Putin Recognizes Independence of Ukraine Separatist Regions

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Feb. 21 said that Russia recognizes the independence of the separatist Donetsk and Luhansk regions in eastern Ukraine, which some Western officials say will give Moscow the pretext to send in troops. Putin, in a lengthy speech, said he will “immediately recognize the sovereignty” of the Donetsk and Luhansk republics. On Feb. 21, the leaders of the two areas, which make up much of the … Continue reading Putin Recognizes Independence of Ukraine Separatist Regions