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  • Russia bans Polish fruit and vegetable in apparent retaliation for sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia announced a ban on most fruit and vegetable imports from Poland on Wednesday and said it may extend the restrictions to the rest of the European Union, its first apparent retaliation to new Western sanctions imposed over...
  • Moscovici says confident will have important economic role in EU Commission

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's candidate for the European Commission Pierre Moscovici is convinced he will have an important economic portfolio, he told Reuters on Wednesday, rebuffing German concerns that France lacked the budget credibility to take such a...
  • Will the new sanctions make Putin blink?

    Will the new sanctions make Putin blink?
    Will new billions of dollars, euros or rubles in economic losses get Russian President Vladimir Putin's attention? We may soon find out. President Barack Obama and leaders of the European Union on Tuesday finally got on the same page in their efforts to...
  • Czechs oppose broad Russia sanctions, see new Iron Curtain

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - New European Union and U.S. sanctions against Russia should not hurt the Czech economy, but a protracted trade war could create a new Iron Curtain between the EU and Russia, the Czech government said on Wednesday. The latest EU...
  • Merkel says new EU sanctions against Russia were unavoidable

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's decision to impose broad sanctions against Russia was "unavoidable" after its actions in Ukraine and it is now up to Moscow to make the next move, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday. Earlier, the EU...
  • Obama, Europe's leaders hit Russia with stiff sanctions

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and European leaders on Tuesday slapped their toughest sanctions yet on Russia's energy, arms and finance sectors to protests Russian involvement in Ukraine. But the measures stopped short of steps that might inflict...
  • European Union slaps new, stronger sanctions on Russia

    The 28-nation European Union agreed Tuesday on stronger economic sanctions against Russia amid ongoing anger concerning the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the great majority of whose passengers were...
  • US sales to Russia have only risen since sanctions imposed

    WASHINGTON In the months since the United States imposed sanctions on Russian businesses and close associates of President Vladimir Putin's, an odd thing has happened: U.S. exports to Russia have risen. U.S. Census Bureau foreign trade data show that...
  • EU agrees economic sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union reached agreement on Tuesday on the bloc's first broad economic sanctions on Russia over its role in Ukraine, diplomats said, marking a new phase in the biggest confrontation between Moscow and the West since the...
  • Escalation of U.S., EU sanctions on Russia 'unavoidable'

    Escalation of U.S., EU sanctions on Russia 'unavoidable'
    The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defense sectors in the strongest international action yet over Moscow's support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. The measures...
  • U.S. expands economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    U.S. expands economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    President Barack Obama escalated U.S. economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday for its aggression against Ukraine but dismissed suggestions the growing chill in U.S.-Russian relations marked the start of a new Cold War. The United States and the...