It would be funny were the stakes not so high
A Democrat and Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee agreed Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has ignored U.S. and European pleas to withdraw military troops from Ukraine and called for tougher economic sanctions, following a …
The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee accused the Obama administration on Sunday of showing “wishy-washiness” toward Russian President Vladimir Putin as he attempts to take control of a Ukraine peninsula.
Yesterday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed a bill to authorize loan guarantees for Ukraine, similar to the bill that passed the House last week. The loan guarantee bill doesn’t directly increase spending; rather it adds Ukraine to the list of countries eligible for Economic Support Fund (ESF) grants. ESF grants have already been appropriated and are used as “walking around cash” for the State | Read More »
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