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  • Coalition With Russia Needed

    President Obama should challenge Russian President Vladimir Putin to join the United States and others to join in a coalition against ISIS. Deflecting Putin from his Ukraine strategy and offering an olive branch might work better than saber-rattling, at...
  • Virgin's Branson says flight ban would hurt Russia most

    KIEV (Reuters) - Russia would be the biggest loser if it carried out a threat to ban Western airlines from flying over its territory, Richard Branson, the founder of British airline Virgin Atlantic [VA.UL], said on Friday. "It would cost us quite a lot...
  • Ukraine's leader sees no military solution of crisis, vows reforms

    Ukraine's leader sees no military solution of crisis, vows reforms
    Ukraine's president said on Friday there could be no military solution to his country's crisis and he hoped "a very fragile" ceasefire in the east would hold, allowing him to focus on rebuilding the shattered economy. Petro Poroshenko also said a new...
  • Full text: Obama's speech on defeating Islamic State

    Full text: Obama's speech on defeating Islamic State
    The following is the full text of U.S. President Barack Obama's speech to the country on Wednesday, as prepared for delivery:   "My fellow Americans - tonight, I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies...
  • European rights envoy says pro-Ukraine activists face abuses in Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Pro-Ukrainian activists and Tatar ethnic minorities in Crimea have found their lives under increased threat since the Ukrainian territory was annexed by Russia in March, a top European human rights diplomat said on Friday. Following...
  • Special Report: Moscow stifles dissent as soldiers return in coffins

    MOSCOW 2014 (Reuters) - Late last month Yelena Tumanova was handed the body of her son in a coffin at her home in Russia's Western Volga region. Anton Tumanov was 20 and a soldier serving in the Russian army in the North Caucasus region of Chechnya....
  • In Ukraine, 'strength needs to meet strength'

    In Ukraine, 'strength needs to meet strength'
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Wednesday that Russia has withdrawn the bulk of its forces from Ukrainian territory. A shaky cease-fire appears to be holding. You might think, given Europe's extreme reluctance to anger its Russian trading...
  • Russia's banks see glory fade in post-sanctions struggle for profit

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - They were the toast of Moscow - effortlessly enjoying fat earnings, double-digit lending growth and healthy margins. Now though Russia's banks - even major players owned by the state - are hurting from Western sanctions and a weak...
  • Putin looks to Asia as EU tightens sanctions

    DUSHANBE (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for new efforts to strengthen cooperation with China and ex-Soviet republics in Central Asia after the European Union tightened sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. In comments at a...
  • Rising Russian tensions put lonely NATO base in Poland on map

    SZCZECIN Poland (Reuters) - There are no boots on the ground at NATO's only headquarters behind the former Iron Curtain -- just some top brass sitting at desks with maps on the walls. In fact, the alliance's lonely outpost at Szczecin in western Poland...
  • After Russian tanks rolled in, an act of protest

    As Russian forces continue to make their presence felt in Ukraine, I think of the Czech student Jan Palach, who burned himself to death in a Prague square 45 years ago, a few months after Russian troops ended the 1968 "Prague Spring." The Czechs had no...