Michele Kelemen A former NPR Moscow bureau chief, Michele Kelemen now covers the State Department. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs — from Morning Edition to All Things Considered.

U.S.-Saudi Relations Strain Over Syria And Iran

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Tumult In Crimea Has Some Fearing A Cold War Redux

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Russia Votes To Annex Crimea, As The West Looks On

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Yatsenyuk Appeals For International Aid For Ukraine

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Ukraine's Interim Prime Minister To Visit White House

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Pending Russian Response, Kerry's Travel Plans Are Up In The Air

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Kerry And Russian Diplomat Talk Crimea In Paris

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Kerry's In Kiev And He Comes Bearing Gifts — One Billion Of Them

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Ukrainians line up to get their money from a bank machine in the western city of Lviv last week. Clashes in Independence Square in Kiev and the resulting political turmoil caused a financial panic. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Ukraine Do What It Takes To Unlock International Aid?

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Leaked Ukraine Phone Call Puts U.S. Credibility On The Line

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U.S. And Iran Tread Potholed Path From Rivalry To Negotiation

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Is The U.S. Leaving A Leadership Void In The Middle East?

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Framework Of Syria Peace Talks Divides Interested Parties

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Syrian Civil War Overwhelms Aid Groups

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An American Diplomat In Paris — And A Russian One, Too

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