wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35

Russia

ukraine

Local Md. Ukrainians Fear Armed Russian Invasion Could Lead To War

The Maryland Ukrainian community is watching the escalating turmoil in their country, as President Obama fires a warning shot at the Russian government.

02/28/2014

Ukranian Violence

Ukrainians In Md. React To Bloodshed In Their Homeland

Violent outbreak in Ukraine. Twenty thousand protesters clashed with riot police in the nation’s capital. The anti-government protesters want the country to align with Eastern Europe as the country’s leaders strengthen ties with Russia. Ukrainians in Maryland are reacting to the bloodshed.

02/18/2014

(Photo credit - LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Steve Davis: Do Them A Favor: Make Your Kids Watch The Olympics!

Steve Davis gives some parenting advice. Our youth need a break from the normal “junk” TV and a chance to experience a new world of athletic competition as well as a great opportunity to be patriotic.

02/11/2014

edward snowden

NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Offers Christmas Message To The Public

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden offers a Christmas message to the British public. From Russia, where he’s been granted temporary asylum, he pressed for an end to mass government surveillance.

12/25/2013

congressman dutch ruppersberger

Strong Words: Ruppersberger Addresses NSA Leaker Edward Snowden

The father of NSA leaker Edward Snowden will visit his son in Moscow. Snowden is wanted in America on espionage charges.

08/11/2013

Edward Snowden

U.S. Pleas Fall On Deaf Ears: Russia Grants Snowden Asylum

Russia is ignoring U.S. pleas to send a man who leaked government secrets back to America. In fact, the White House is furious the country just granted asylum to former Marylander Edward Snowden.

08/01/2013

Edward Snowden

Snowden’s Father: Son Better Off Now In Russia

The father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden said Friday his son has been so vilified by the Obama administration and members of Congress that he is now better off staying in Russia.

07/26/2013

Edward Snowden

New Twist: Russia Has Yet To Receive Snowden’s Request For Asylum

A new twist in the unfolding story of Edward Snowden, the man who leaked NSA secrets to the world. Snowden confirmed he plans to seek asylum in Russia, but Russia has not received such a request.

07/13/2013

Edward Snowden

Father Describes Snowden As ‘Modern Day Paul Revere’ In Open Letter

The father of admitted NSA leaker, Edward Snowden, applauds his son in an open letter.

07/03/2013

court generic

Trial Closing For Md. Man Accused Of Aiding Iran Satellite Launch

Closing arguments are expected Wednesday in the trial of an Iranian-American man living in Maryland who allegedly helped Iran launch a satellite from Russia, a violation of a trade embargo the United States has against the Middle Eastern country.

05/29/2013

(Photo provided by FBI via Getty Images)

Uncle: Family To Claim Boston Bomb Suspect’s Body

Relatives of the dead suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing will claim his body now that his wife has agreed to release it, an uncle said as officials in both Washington and Russia deepened their investigations into him and his ties.

05/01/2013

whaley

Law Bans Americans From Adopting Russian Children

The president of Russia signs a new law banning American families from adopting Russian children in foster care and orphanages. The ban goes into effect on the first of January and many families are now wondering if their adoption proceedings will be thrown out.

12/28/2012

more