NATO forces are on standby in Eastern Europe as tensions rise between Russia and Ukraine. Follow Newsweek for the latest updates.
Ukraine's president and GOP lawmakers have urged the Biden admin to hit Russia with sanctions before, not after, an invasion.
The GOP senator warned Putin might move into other Eastern European countries if he invades Ukraine.
Video shared online showed Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach making the remarks in English.
Paul Whelan is one of two former Marines detained in Russia on charges of espionage they claim are false.
Secretary Blinken met with his Russian counterpart in Geneva Friday to discuss the situation in Ukraine. The live updates for this blog have ended.
The Fox News anchor said of current tensions: "We don't get anything out of pushing Ukraine into NATO so why are we doing this?"
Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday.
Fomin said it would take through Feb. 9 to deploy weapons and personnel for the Allied Resolve 2022 drills, which are expected to take place Feb. 10-20.
If the State Department and Homeland Security act on the request, individuals from Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala could get new protections.
Russian officials suggested Blinken look at U.S. history after stating "once Russians are in your house, it's sometimes very difficult to get them to leave."
The build-up has been caused by Ukraine wanting to join NATO, an organization that both countries are members of.
He has been accused of violating the 1995 Dayton Accords by advocating for Bosnian Serb separatism.
The eighth round of JCPOA revival talks began Monday in Vienna, with U.S. and European officials warning that time is running out to find a peaceful solution.
"We urge [the U.S.] to discard the obsolete Cold War zero-sum mentality and ideological bias," Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said.
Beijing decried what it considers foreign interference this week as the State Department appointed career diplomat Uzra Zeya to the role of Tibet coordinator.
New changes to Hong Kong's election laws only let pro-Beijing "patriots" run for office and decreased the number of lawmakers elected directly by voters.
While there may come a point in time when U.S. and European officials conclude Iran is unwilling to budge from its maximalist position, now is not that time.
Departing from State Department guidelines last week, Secretary Blinken described Taiwan as a country for the third time publicly this year.
U.S. intelligence has warned that as many as 175,000 Russian troops could be deployed to invade Russia's southern neighbor, a possible future NATO member.
Blinken declared "unwavering support" for Ukraine "in the face of Russian aggression," according to Secretary of State Spokesperson Ned Price.
Russian foreign affair's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova referred to NATO campaigns in Iraq, Libya and Syria and Yugoslavia.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said if Russia moves against Ukraine, the U.S. and NATO would respond with "a range of high-impact economic measures."
FARC, or the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, officially disbanded in 2016, but some dissidents still remain in the country.
"We are very concerned about the movements we've seen along Ukraine's border," U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
Blinken pointed that the South African government's transparency in sharing news about Omicron "should serve as a model for the world."
Blinken is on a three-nation visit to Africa with a focus on easing conflicts, including the ongoing civil war in Ethiopia.
Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador pushed back against reports of a possible military invasion of Ukraine, following criticism from the U.S. over a troop buildup at Ukraine's border.
The secretary of state said on Wednesday that the U.S. and its allies would "take action" if China attacked Taiwan.