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  • Ukraine says ready for short-term compromise on Russian gas price

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's energy minister on Tuesday said the country was prepared to pay an interim compromise price for Russian gas and criticized Russia's Gazprom for being unwilling to negotiate. Last year, Russia supplied about half of the gas...
  • As Russian food import ban bites, trucks lose, shipping wins

    LONDON/HELSINKI/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Team Niinivirta, a Finnish family-run transportation firm, turned 60 this year, but its third-generation managers now don't know if the business will see Christmas, because of Russia's new ban on European food...
  • Russia is working on more retaliatory measures: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is working on possible additional retaliatory measures in case Western nations impose new sanctions, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday. "Various options are being worked out. We have repeatedly...
  • Fighting underway in center of rebel-held Ukrainian city of Luhansk: military

    KIEV (Reuters) - Fighting was taking place on Tuesday in the center of Luhansk, near Ukraine's border with Russia, between government forces and separatist rebels who have held the town since April, a Ukrainian military spokesman said. "One district of...
  • Russian sanctions to hit Dutch exports by $400 million euros: stats office

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Sanctions Russia has imposed on agricultural products from the European Union will cut Dutch exports by "at least 300 million euros" ($400 million), based on 2013 figures, Statistics Netherlands said on Tuesday. The total value of...
  • Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident

    Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident
    Amnesty International has sent monitors to the scene. Palestinians are tweeting advice on how to cope with tear gas. Tibetan monks have showed up to offer prayers. Russian officials, Iran’s official news agency and China’s state-run media...
  • Ukraine says separatists' rockets incinerated civilian convoy

    A line of cars and minibuses carrying civilians out of embattled eastern Ukraine was hit Monday by what Kiev authorities said was separatist rocket fire that killed dozens. The Grad rocket strike set the convoy on fire as it traveled east from towns...
  • Russia may ban car imports if West applies new sanctions: Vedomosti

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may tighten retaliatory sanctions against Western nations to include a ban on car imports, if the United States and the European Union impose additional sanctions on Moscow, daily newspaper Vedomosti reported on Monday. The...
  • Russia looks for ways to soften impact of food import bans

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will allow imports from neighboring Belarus and Kazakhstan of food processed from Western raw materials as Moscow seeks to damp down domestic food price rises triggered by its ban on food imports from the West. On Aug. 7, Russia...
  • Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of attacking refugee bus convoy

    KIEV/BERLIN (Reuters) - Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of hitting a refugee convoy of buses with rocket fire near the eastern city of Luhansk, killing people trapped in the burning vehicles, but the separatists denied responsibility....
  • Russian sanctions threaten both Europe's farmers and policymakers

    PARIS/WARSAW (Reuters) - Pascal Sauvetre, an apple farmer in Poitou-Charentes on France's Atlantic coast, has a headache beyond the usual concerns about weather and tree fungus - Polish apples. As the European Union's second biggest apple producer,...