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  • Putin blames Ukraine for obstructing MH17 inquiry

    Putin blames Ukraine for obstructing MH17 inquiry
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday accused Ukraine's government of interfering with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in July that killed 298 people. Independent investigators have had little access to the wreckage...
  • Russia resuming Cold War-era bomber flights close to U.S. shores

    In response to NATO's "anti-Russia inclinations," the Kremlin will resume its Cold War-era practice of sending long-range bombers to patrol the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific, Russia's defense minister announced Wednesday. The flights, which...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 5, 2014

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, Bahraini Shiite Muslims pose for a selfie in the village of Sanabis during a ceremony marking Ashura, which commemorates the 7th century slaying of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. Imam Hussein was...
  • Don't blame voters for Obama's feckless foreign policy

    To the editor: The suggestion that the election results will serve to embolden our adversaries around the world ignores the unalterable truth that those very election results were partially the result of our weak foreign policy over the past six years. ("...
  • Columns of Russian armor and troops entering Ukraine, NATO says

    Columns of Russian armor and troops entering Ukraine, NATO says
    Moscow’s tension with the West sharpened Wednesday with NATO's top commander saying the alliance has seen Russian armored columns entering eastern Ukraine in recent days and Russia’s defense minister announcing resumption of Cold War-era...
  • Russians start to feel the pinch as economy struggles

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Alexander Shalin rides a bike to work, shops in local grocery stores and doesn't worry too much about fashion. The 37-year-old manager should be recession-proof, but even he is feeling the pinch from Russia's slowing economy. To escape...
  • NATO reports sighting Russian tanks moving into Ukraine

    KIEV NATO said Wednesday that it has sighted Russian troops and heavy weapons entering Ukraine, while the government in Kiev said that it was again preparing for war in the country's east. NATO reported seeing columns of Russian tanks, artillery and...
  • Vladimir Putin's act of chivalry has Chinese officials seeing red

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have seemed to become fast friends in recent months. Beijing, for instance, signed a $400 billion natural gas deal with Moscow that helped Putin avoid some of the sting of sanctions from the...
  • Russia plans long-range bomber flights near North American waters

    Russia plans long-range bomber flights near North American waters
    Russia said on Wednesday it planned to send long-range bombers on flight patrols over North American waters, including the Gulf of Mexico, but the Pentagon played down Moscow's mission as routine training in international airspace. The announcement by...
  • Rosneft head asks Putin to drop oil tax change plan: paper

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Igor Sechin, head of Russia's biggest oil producer Rosneft , has asked President Vladimir Putin to scrap planned changes to the country's oil tax regime, business daily Kommersant reported on Tuesday. The changes, known as the "tax...
  • Russian central bank to limit ruble liquidity via FX swaps

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian central bank said on Tuesday it was limiting banking sector ruble liquidity by temporarily cutting the size of its foreign exchange swap operations to the equivalent of $2 billion a day. The limit applies to operations...