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  • Pathologist tells Litvinenko inquiry that radiation made autopsy the most hazardous ever

    The body of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko was so radioactive that his post-mortem was "one of the most dangerous" ever undertaken and the isotope that killed him so rare it would not have been discovered by a normal autopsy, a pathologist said Wednesday.
  • Russian foreign minister: Moscow meeting of Syrian gov't, opposition should help peace talks

    Russia's foreign minister says Moscow consultations between representatives of the Syrian government and the opposition should help pave the way for a peaceful settlement. Sergey Lavrov told participants of the meeting that support for Syria as a...

    Russian government details how it will cut spending 10 pct in face of economic crisis

    The Russian government, facing its worst economic crisis in a decade, on Wednesday detailed how it intends to cut spending over the next three years in all parts of the economy except military and social programs. Russia's economy has been battered by...

    U.S. says it's ready to press Russia amid renewed Ukraine unrest

    Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said the U.S. is "prepared to do more" to press Russia after battles between Ukrainian troops and separatists intensified to the deadliest in almost five months. Speaking in Kiev on Wednesday, Lew reiterated plans for as...

    Putin goes all in as Ukraine fights for funding to avert default

    Vladimir Putin is playing for keeps in Ukraine and he might bankrupt the country to get what he wants. As fighting flares anew in the 10-month-old conflict and the death toll mounts, that's the assessment of analysts in Ukraine and New York, as well as...