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  • A Ukrainian minibus driver's surprise tour of war duty

    A Ukrainian minibus driver's surprise tour of war duty
    The Ukrainian special forces sergeant jumped into the front seat of Alexander Kosenko's white minibus with two Kalashnikovs slung over his shoulders, his vest stuffed with a dozen ammo clips, some hand grenades and a couple of machete-size daggers....
  • Russia warns Ukraine, EU over free-trade pact

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia issued a new warning on Monday that it would retaliate if the European Union or Ukraine push ahead with moves to implement a free-trade agreement. Kiev and Brussels agreed this month to delay implementation of the agreement...
  • Putin to attend EU-ASEM summit in Milan next month: diplomats

    (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend a summit of European and Asian leaders in Italy next month, two diplomats familiar with the plans told Reuters. The summit, which takes place every two years, is being held in Milan on Oct. 16-17....
  • Passenger on downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had oxygen mask on

    Passenger on downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had oxygen mask on
    One of the Australian passengers aboard the doomed Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine in July appears to have donned an oxygen mask before the fatal crash, suggesting some on board might have been aware of their impending deaths, a Dutch...
  • Russia could temporarily freeze some prices if inflation soars: trade minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia could temporarily freeze the price paid by consumers for some "vital products" if inflation soars, Trade Minister Denis Manturov said in an interview published on Thursday. The weakening rouble, sanctions on Moscow over its role...
  • Ukraine 'frozen conflict' could hurt Europe: Foreign Minister Klimkin

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine warned the European Union on Wednesday not to accept pro-Russian rebels carving out a de facto state and said that unlike other "frozen conflicts" in the former Soviet Union it could destabilize all of Europe. Foreign...
  • China on the lookout for Putin's roaming tiger

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China is on the hunt for a Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, state media said on Thursday, after the animal roamed across the border, likely in search of food. The tiger, named Kuzia, was one...
  • 54 Russian TV Channels at Risk from New Media Law

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Up to 54 television channels in Russia could close as a result of a new federal law that bans pay TV operators from carrying advertising, which comes into force in January. Delegates at the St....
  • No sanctions relief for Russia until forces leave Ukraine: U.S. diplomat

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A senior U.S. diplomat said on Thursday there should be no sanctions relief for Russia until all foreign forces and equipment have left Ukraine, Kiev's sovereignty over its border has been restored and all hostages have been released....
  • Putin dismisses critic Kasparov's political skills

    NOVOCHEBOKSARSK Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin questioned Garry Kasparov's skills as a politician on Thursday after the former world chess champion described him as the most dangerous man in the world. "He's not made a very good...
  • Russia says not optimistic over new NATO chief's remarks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Statements by NATO's new chief do not raise hopes of a rapid improvement in relations between Russia and the military alliance, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said on Thursday. Jens Stoltenberg, a former...