U.N. to Meet Over Ukraine Conflict


ukraine1Hours after Russia’s parliament granted President Putin’s request for permission to use troops in Ukraine, the United Nations met for an emergency session and the U.N. Security Council announced it will hold a closed-door meeting.

Putin’s request referred only to the “territory of Ukraine” rather than Crimea specifically, leaving open the possibility that Russia’s military could also move into other regions of Ukraine where people also oppose the new government in Kiev.

In his statement to parliament, Putin said the move was necessary to protect ethnic Russians and a Russian military base in Crimea. On Friday, President Barack Obama warned Russia that “there will be costs” if Russia uses its military to intervene in Ukraine. Read more.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. big talker. the whole world knows he is hot air. they will invade in no time and take over Ukraine. they have to be crazy not to. this is their big chance.