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Soros says Ukraine may be start of World War Three

DAVOS, May 24 (Reuters) - Billionaire financier George Soros said on Tuesday that Russia's invasion of Ukraine may have been the beginning of World War Three so the best way to preserve free civil...

Buffett reveals big investments, rails against Wall St excess at Berkshire meeting

Warren Buffett on Saturday used the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) to reveal major new investments including a bigger stake in Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.O), while also railing a...

Russia warns 'serious' nuclear war risks should not be underestimated

Russia told the world not to underestimate the considerable risks of nuclear war that it said it wanted to reduce and warned that conventional Western weapons were legitimate targets in Ukraine, where...

West, Russia mull nuclear steps in a 'more dangerous' world

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia’s assault on Ukraine and its veiled threats of using nuclear arms have policymakers, past and present, thinking the unthinkable: How should the West respond to a Russian battl...

Talking to kids about nukes: Parents, experts suggest truth

NEW YORK (AP) — Jillian Amodio went with the truth when her 10-year-old daughter had some pointed questions about the war in Ukraine. “When she asked what nuclear weapons were, I exp...

In Russian invasion of Ukraine, Cold War echoes reverberate

NEW YORK (AP) — A rivalry with Russia. A proxy battleground. Nuclear brinksmanship. For many generations of Americans, it’s just like old times. The invasion of Ukraine has rapidly ...

War in Ukraine complicates path home for American detainees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The already challenging path to bringing home Americans jailed in Russia and Ukraine is likely even more complicated now with a war overwhelming the region and increasingly hostile r...

Breakdown of US-Russia diplomacy runs deep, beyond Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eyeing each other warily across negotiating tables, U.S. and Russian diplomats never much trusted each other. Yet even during the Cold War, they hashed out agreements on the biggest ...

Russia holds drills with nuclear subs, land-based missiles

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian nuclear submarines sailed off for drills in the Barents Sea and mobile missile launchers roamed snow forests Tuesday in Siberia after President Vladimir Putin ordered his nation'...

Reading Putin: Unbalanced or cagily preying on West's fears?

WASHINGTON (AP) — For two decades, Vladimir Putin has struck rivals as reckless, impulsive. But his behavior in ordering an invasion of Ukraine — and now putting Russia's nuclear forces on high alert ...

Ukraine seeks to join EU as round of talks with Russia ends

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — An embattled Ukraine moved to solidify its bond with the West on Monday by signing an application to join the European Union, while the first round of Ukraine-Russia talks aimed a...

Russia's talk of troops in Latin America called 'bluster'

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia raised the stakes Thursday in its dispute with the West over Ukraine and NATO's expansion when a top diplomat refused to rule out a military deployment to Cuba and Venezuela if te...

Veteran U.S., Russia diplomats to tackle Ukraine tensions in Geneva

Talks between U.S. and Russian diplomats begin in Geneva on Monday after a weeks-long standoff over Russian troop deployments near its border with Ukraine, with veteran envoys on each side trying to a...

Putin says Russia has 'nowhere to retreat' over Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had no room to retreat in a standoff with the United States over Ukraine and would be forced into a tough response unless the West dropped its &quo...

Russia hands draft security pacts to US, expects quick talks

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin said Thursday that Russia submitted draft documents outlining security arrangements it wants to negotiate with the United States and its NATO allies amid s piraling tensions ...