Tag Archives: Putin

Crimea votes to secede; Obama reiterates committment to diplomatic resolution

http://twitter.com/#!/Matthops82/status/445320361107009536

As expected, the vote in Crimea went overwhelmingly in favor of secession.

http://twitter.com/#!/CBSNews/status/445318653970776064

During a phone call at the request of the White House, President Obama told Vladimir Putin that the U.S. will not recognize the results as a referendum but remains committed to a diplomatic solution:

http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/445328594349207553

“Additional costs”? Is the White House going to try to subject Moscow to the Obamacare mandate?

http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/445329010759716865

Maybe Obama should convince Putin to continue the discussion on “Between Two Ferns”:

http://twitter.com/#!/tahDeetz/status/445331412548591616

It’s possible that President Obama will change his tune, because he might have been distracted during the call:

http://twitter.com/#!/thenormalmiddle/status/445330292124176386

Good question.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/03/16/fernworthy-crimea-votes-to-secede-from-ukraine-obama-tells-putin-u-s-committed-to-diplomatic-resolution/

Obama and Putin have 6th phone call since start of Ukraine crisis

http://twitter.com/#!/NoahWehrman/status/455851917940629504

President Obama and Vladimir Putin had another phone call today in regards to the situation in Ukraine.

CBS News’ Mark Knoller has the details:

http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/455851512275935232
http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/455851999905710080
http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/455853392624369664

Obama and Putin have spoken by phone a reported half dozen times since the start of the Ukraine crisis:

http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/455853830992044034

With that out of the way…

http://twitter.com/#!/GlennCarswell/status/455852614966460416

Heh.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/04/14/concern-level-grave-obama-and-putin-have-6th-phone-call-since-start-of-ukraine-crisis/