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Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the Clinton Foundation's No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project at the Lower Eastside Girls Club on April 17, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: ‘Russia Will Pay A Big Price For This’

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she believes the outcome of the standoff in Ukraine will be a bad one for Russia.

04/25/2014

Senator Chris Murphy (Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images)

Murphy Says Europe Needs To Ratchet Up Sanctions Against Russia

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The drumbeat for more sanctions against Russia over the situation in Ukraine continues to grow louder. That’s on the heels of reports of heavy gunfire today at an airport in eastern […]

04/15/2014

Senator Chris Murphy (Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images)

Murphy Calls For Economic Sanctions Against Russia

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is calling for economic sanctions against Russia in response to its military presence in Crimea.

03/02/2014

Peter Willcox

Connecticut Man Among Greenpeace Activists Freed In Russian Amnesty

A Connecticut man is one of more than two dozen Greenpeace activists freed by Russia in a Christmas Day amnesty, but Peter Willcox of Norwalk, captain of the vessel Arctic Sunrise, said they never should have been charged at all.

12/25/2013

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Norwalk Friends, Family Back Ship Captain Held In Russia

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ Family and friends are showing support for a Norwalk man jailed in Russia over a protest last month near an oil platform in the Arctic. A group gathered in a park […]

10/28/2013

Peter Willcox

Connecticut Man In Russian Custody Calls His Wife

A Connecticut man arrested last month by Russian authorities during a Greenpeace protest in the Arctic sounds “strong and positive” his wife said Monday after speaking to him for the first time since he was taken into custody.

10/22/2013

Tim Tebow #5 interacts with the media after the first day of New England Patriots Training Camp at Gillette Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Tim Tebow Turns Down $1 Million To Play In Russia

Mikhail Zaltsman, the owner of the Black Storm, told R-Sport that Tebow will not be joining his team.

09/22/2013

Tim Tebow #5 of the New England Patriots throws a pass against the New York Giants in the second half during the preseason game at Gillette Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Russian Team Offers Tebow $1 Million For Two Games

Tim Tebow has some experience of winning as a quarterback, but all the same is currently not on any NFL roster. Another team in another league may change that with an interesting proposition.

09/16/2013

File photo of U.S. Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.).  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn.’s Larson To Discuss Syria With Constituents

U.S. Rep. John Larson is set to update constituents on the crisis in Syria as fears of an immediate military strike ease after the U.S. and Russia agreed to a diplomatic plan to remove the country’s chemical stockpile.

09/14/2013

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., heads for a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in the U.S. Capitol building on May 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Dem Senator: I Welcome Russia Working With Syria To Destroy Chemical Weapons

After hearing reports that Russia has offered to work with Syria to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons, New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says she welcomes the possibility of such international cooperation to avoid a U.S. military strike.

09/10/2013

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