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  • Russia says dissatisfied with U.S. talks over arms treaty concerns

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday it was dissatisfied with talks held with U.S. officials to address concerns that Moscow had violated a Cold War-era arms control agreement by testing a ground-launched cruise missile. Relations between the two...
  • Fraud crackdown would lift Congress' approval: Editorial

    Fraud crackdown would lift Congress' approval: Editorial
    A recent national Gallup poll pegged public approval for Congress at just 14 percent — one of the lowest ratings ever measured by the venerable polling company in the fall of a midterm election year. Congress is about as popular with Americans...
  • New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday: EU diplomat

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's new economic sanctions against Russia will come into force on Friday, an EU diplomat told Reuters on Thursday. "The new sanctions will take effect on Friday," he said. The 28 governments of EU member states last...
  • EU seeks compromise with Russia over Ukraine free-trade pact

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The EU will offer Russia more time to adjust to a European trade pact with Ukraine, diplomats say, moving to ease bilateral tensions over an accord at the center of the crisis in Ukraine as a ceasefire there takes hold. Ukraine...
  • Putin may delay Japan visit over Tokyo's Ukraine sanctions: Russian state newspaper

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin may delay his visit to Japan because of sanctions Tokyo has imposed on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis, Moscow's acting ambassador to Japan was cited as saying by Russian state media on Thursday....
  • Putin orders combat readiness checks for troops in Russia's east

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin has ordered snap checks of troops' combat readiness in Russia's far east, the latest in a series of military drills this year as tensions have mounted over the crisis in Ukraine. Russian news agencies quoted...
  • Ukraine's chief says most Russian forces gone, vows more local powers

    Ukraine's chief says most Russian forces gone, vows more local powers
    Russia has withdrawn about 70% of the armed groups it sent into eastern Ukraine in recent weeks, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday, quoting his nation’s intelligence sources. “That gives us a real hope that peace efforts have...
  • Obama's speech to Americans on defeating Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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...
  • 'Parmigiano-Belarussiano' and other secrets of Russian chefs under food ban

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Facing a ban on Italian parmesan cheese, chefs in Moscow have discovered a new source for fine Parmigiano-Reggiano: Belarus. No sooner had Moscow banned dairy, meat, vegetables and fruit from most Western countries in response to...
  • Jerome Paillard, Fedor Bondarchuk, Jay Penske Board St. Petersburg Media Forum

    LONDON -- The board of trustees of the St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum, which will bring together 1,200 media professionals, has been joined by several leading figures from the entertainment biz. Among the trustees of SPIMF, which is organized by...
  • Most Europeans in poll think EU should offer Ukraine membership

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A majority of Europeans think Ukraine should be offered membership of the European Union but they are divided about whether it should be admitted to NATO, according to a major public opinion survey published on Wednesday. Ukraine,...