Let me start off by stating this emphatically: we here in America are still the good guys, and there is enough evidence coming out of Russia of these days that they are still the bad guys over 20 years after the fall of communism. And I will broach no discussion otherwise!
NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is a leading foe of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was found guilty of fraud and given a suspended sentence of three and a half years on Tuesday, while his brother was sent to prison.
Russia's foreign minister is warning NATO not to extend an invitation for membership to Ukraine. Sergei Lavrov's remarks came on the eve of a Thursday NATO summit in Wales, where the fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists will likely be discussed.
DALTON BENNETT, Associated Press LAURA MILLS, Associated Press SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's fugitive president Viktor Yanukovych resurfaced in Russia to deliver a defiant condemnation of a "bandit coup," while Russian armored vehicles bearing the nation's tricolor rumbled across Crim…