My Turn: Sailing Arctic Seas in the Oval Office

...economically feasible the exploitation of Arctic oil and gas, minerals and fisheries.Earlier this month, Russia, under President Vladimir Putin's direction, claimed exclusive control to 463,000 square miles of the Arctic sea shelf extending to the North Pole...
Russia to add 40 new missiles

...over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles this year alone that are capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation's nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.Putin spoke...
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Jeb: NSA needs broader powers

...eastern European nations in response to Russia's increasingly aggressive posture in the region. He said Russian President Vladimir Putin should know that his "adventurism" comes with "a price to pay.""Rather than reacting to the bad behavior, I think...
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American teen Ledecky wins 200 free

...Kevin Cordes of the United States was third in 26.86. Peaty and van der Burgh also finished 1-2 in the 100 breaststroke.Vladimir Morozov of Russia, a gold-medal favorite in the 100 free, was disqualified for a false start after winning his semifinal...

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin on Monday sanctioned the delivery of a highly capable Russian...niche at the lucrative Iranian market before other powers move in.Vladimir Sazhin, an expert on Iran with the Moscow-based Institute for...
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Kerry heads to Russia in first visit since Ukraine crisis

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry departed Monday for Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin, on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid...
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On writing: How to think and write at the same time apologize in advance-or maybe for the moment we can all just give ourselves up to pedantry and rally 'round the cry of Vladimir Nabokov: "Vive le pedant!")Discourse: it's where we get our word "discussion," and it comes to English from the...
Little known 1 year after airliner shot down

...theory and claims to be protecting a Ukrainian witness who has identified the plane's pilot.In any case, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, Ukraine is morally responsible for the crash because it occurred in a war that Russia claims was launched...
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Joint Chiefs nominee: Russia biggest threat to US security

...chairman of the Armed Services Committee and a frequent critic of Obama's foreign policy, wanted to hear."In Europe, Vladimir Putin's Russia continues its onslaught in Ukraine," said McCain, R-Ariz. "But even as Russian troops and equipment...
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NATO OKs military upgrades to aid members of alliance

...But Carter said NATO must adapt its deterrence and response capabilities "in anticipation that Russia might not change under Vladimir Putin, or even thereafter."In September, the U.S. announced a plan to spend up to $1 billion on various actions to...
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