Putin: “Crimea has always been an inseparable part of Russia”

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
SOURCE: kremlin.ru

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday signed a treaty to annex Crimea – a move that the United States and European Union stressed violates international law and Ukraine’s sovereignty. 

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Police crack down on demonstrators in Ukraine, EU & US condemn excessive force

Thursday, December 12, 2013
SOURCE: U.S. Embassy in Kiev, Ukraine

Riot police brutally cracked down on peaceful demonstrators in Kiev early Wednesday morning, drawing the condemnations from U.S. and European Union officials who called for Ukrainian authorities to…

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Transcript: Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s floor speech on Tea Party “anarchists” and the Republican government shutdown – Oct. 3, 2013

Monday, October 7, 2013

Partial transcript of remarks by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on the House “anarchists” and the government shutdown on Oct. 3, 2013:

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Transcript: Leadership Conference President Wade Henderson’s remarks on the Supreme Court’s decision to invalidate Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Partial transcript of remarks by Wade Henderson, President and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, on the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Section…

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Obama seeks to repeal AUMF, cautions against “perpetual” war

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Citing the administration’s progress in dismantling core Al Qaeda and the wind-down of the war in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama is pushing Congress to begin phasing out the…

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Transcript: Testimony of Professor Erroll Southers on the Boston Marathon bombings before the House Committee on Homeland Security – May 9, 2013

Monday, May 13, 2013

Partial transcript of testimony of Erroll Southers, Professor at the University of Southern California, on the Boston Marathon bombings before the House Committee on Homeland Security on May…

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Excerpts from Secretary of State John Kerry’s letter on the impacts of sequestration

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee dated Feb. 11, 2013:

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Analysis: Defiant Assad tries to exploit Syrian nationalism to retain power

Monday, January 14, 2013
Syrian President Bashar al Assad at the Opera House in Damascus on Jan. 6, 2013. SOURCE: Syrian Arabic News Agency

In a rare televised speech last week, Syrian President Bashar al Assad spoke passionately about saving the Syrian “homeland”. But upon closer examination, it is clear that Assad…

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U.N. Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi presses Russia on ‘political solution’ to Syrian conflict

Sunday, December 9, 2012
U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi. SOURCE: United Nations

United Nations and Arab League Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi is pressing Russia to help bring about a “political solution” to the Syrian conflict. 

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List of 9 countries that voted against U.N. resolution to accord ‘Non-Member State’ status to Palestine

Saturday, December 1, 2012

List of the 9 countries that voted against the U.N. General Assembly Resolution to accord Palestine “Non-Member Observer State” status on Nov. 29, 2012: 

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