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  • Putin talks tough on Ukraine but says he hopes for peace

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine's leaders on Thursday of committing a "grave crime" by using the army to try to quell unrest in the east of the country, and did not rule out sending in Russian troops. But, addressing...
  • U.S., Russia, Ukraine, EU call for end to Ukraine violence

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union on Thursday together called for an immediate halt to violence in Ukraine, where Western powers believe Russia is fomenting a pro-Russian separatist movement. "All sides must...
  • U.S. dollar index edges into positive territory

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar index moved into positive territory midday Thursday, erasing its earlier dip, as traders tiptoed back into buying dollars after the United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union issued a joint statement calling...
  • Geneva talks on Ukraine aim for written 'solution': source

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Four-party talks to resolve the crisis in Ukraine are working on a written document that will be published later on Thursday if the talks go well, said diplomats on the sidelines of the talks. "I know that they are working on a...
  • Global accounting body airs possible reform of bank hedging rule

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors would be able to make a more accurate assessment of how well banks manage risks on their books under proposals published by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) on Thursday. Risk management has risen to the top...
  • Dutch rightist Wilders blames EU for Ukraine crisis; hints at UKIP alliance

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders blamed the crisis in Ukraine on the European Union on Thursday, accusing it of inciting violence by dangling the "carrot" of EU integration. Weeks ahead of European Parliament elections...
  • Top diplomats working on Ukraine statement, no agreement yet

    Geneva (Reuters) - The United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union are working on a joint statement about the crisis in Ukraine but they have not reached any agreement and talks are continuing, a Western official said on Thursday. "The...
  • Bloodshed in east Ukraine heightens fear as talks start

    Bloodshed in east Ukraine heightens fear as talks start
    Separatists attacked a Ukrainian national guard base overnight and Kiev said three of them were killed, the worst bloodshed yet in a 10-day pro-Russian uprising, accompanied by tough words from Vladimir Putin that overshadowed crisis talks. Ukrainian,...
  • Russia's South Stream pipeline splits EU energy policy

    LONDON (Reuters) - Russia's South Stream gas pipeline is splitting European Union energy policy as EU leaders look to block the project while some member states see it as a solution to supply disruptions via Ukraine. The EU has sought for years to reduce...
  • Ukraine restricts Russians' entry, Moscow threatens retaliation

    KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Thursday it will impose stricter border controls on Russian men trying to enter the country, where separatist rebellions have broken out, prompting Moscow to threaten retaliation. The Kiev government, which has...
  • NATO is irreplaceable, but must quickly shore up its military might

    WASHINGTON It wasn't that many weeks ago in both Europe and in the United States that meetings were being held to discuss what the agenda might be for the coming NATO summit in early September in Wales. Indeed, the conversation about what was next for...