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  • Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions

    Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions
    A drop in global oil prices, driven in part by a boom in U.S. shale oil production, is threatening to hit the economies of energy-exporting Russia and Iran harder than Western economic sanctions have done. Prices have fallen about 20% on world markets...
  • With a parade for Putin, Serbia walks a tightrope

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - In his 1949 memoir Eastern Approaches, British officer Fitzroy Maclean wrote of standing on top of Belgrade's fortress and watching the Nazis retreat across the River Sava, leaving the capital to the Red Army and Yugoslav Partisan...
  • Russian hackers target NATO, Ukraine and others: iSight

    Russian hackers target NATO, Ukraine and others: iSight
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Russian hackers exploited a bug in Microsoft Windows and other software to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and companies in the energy and telecommunications sectors, according to cyber intelligence firm...
  • European firms in Russia say they fear being 'sacrificed' in Ukraine standoff

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - European companies in Russia warned on Tuesday they were being hurt by a Russian embargo on food imports as well as EU sanctions and risked being "sacrificed" in the standoff over Ukraine. In comments before Foreign Minister Sergei...
  • Forget coalitions, focus on U.S. interests [Commentary]

    Forget coalitions, focus on U.S. interests [Commentary]
    As the Obama administration tries to recover from three years of naive ideological spin that Islamic radicals had been crushed, it is time to reassess what our world view should be. After 1492, Europeans rushed to conquer the under developed world,...
  • Kerry: separatist referendums in Ukraine won't be recognized

    PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that neither the United States nor the international community would recognize any separatist referendums in eastern Ukraine, although his Russian counterpart disagreed. Kerry, in Paris...
  • Ukraine president names national guard chief as defense minister

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday named the fourth defense minister to the head of the nation's beleaguered military in eight months and warned troops to expect to spend the winter on the front lines battling Russia-backed separatists. A...
  • Russia hopes to reach second gas deal with China next year: PM Medvedev

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia hopes to reach agreement with China on gas supplies via the "western route" next year, in addition to the already clinched deal to supply gas via the "eastern route," Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday. Russia and...
  • China, Russia sign $25 billion local currency swap

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Russia have signed a local currency swap worth 150 billion yuan ($25 billion) or 815 billion roubles, the Chinese central bank said in a statement on Monday. The swap is set to last three years and can be extended upon...
  • Russia signs deals with China to help weather sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and China signed energy, trade and finance agreements on Monday proclaimed by Moscow as proof that a policy turn to Asia is bearing fruit and will help it to weather Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. The 38 deals,...
  • Russia's Putin says will not intervene in Bashneft probe

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he would not intervene in a legal investigation into the privatization of an oil company in which oligarch Vladimir Yevtushenkov has been placed under house arrest. Putin said Russia'...