The radical party Syriza’s support for Moscow complicates Western efforts to enact new sanctions.
The U.S. and E.U. seek a response to a deadly weekend rocket attack on an eastern Ukrainian port.
Shelling kills at least 30 in last bastion of Ukraine forces in the east; city’s fall would link rebels with Crimea.
His stance followed advances by pro-Moscow rebels in the key battleground of Donetsk.
The Ukrainian army retreated from key strongholds at the Donetsk airport in the country’s eastern region.
Russia replied to Obama’s speech and said: Who are you calling a bully?
The initial response from Russian television executives has been positive but non-committal.
Scientists zero in on carbon monoxide poisoning as the possible culprit in the sleeping sickness which has plagued the village of Kalachi.
A September peace deal has been eclipsed by fierce battles, mounting death tolls and harsh recriminations.
Reports said the baby had been left in a box in the the cold.