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  • Analysis: Reality upended Obama's hope of ending US military entanglements

    WASHINGTON Unveiling a new defense policy in January 2012 that called for a leaner U.S. military, President Barack Obama assured the nation that more than a decade of foreign conflict that cost thousands of American lives and trillions of dollars was...
  • Crimean critics call foul as region votes in first Russian election

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Six months after Russia annexed Crimea, residents of the Black Sea peninsula cast their first votes in a Russian election - an election many of them are calling unfair and undemocratic. Campaigning before Sunday's local and regional...
  • Soggy start to Riot Fest in Humboldt Park

    Soggy start to Riot Fest in Humboldt Park
    Reports from Friday, day one at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG): 2:35 p.m.: A huge line of fans waits in the rain to get into the main Riot Fest entrance in the southeast corner of Humboldt Park.  A big cheer erupts...
  • NATO countries have begun arms deliveries to Ukraine: defense minister

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's defense minister said on Sunday that NATO countries were delivering weapons to his country to equip it to fight pro-Russian separatists and "stop" Russian President Vladimir Putin. Valery Heletey told a news conference he had...
  • German business lobby group calls EU sanctions a mistake

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's new economic sanctions against Russia are a "mistake" because they were imposed just as a week-old ceasefire was bringing calm to the embattled east of Ukraine, the leader of a German business lobby group was quoted...
  • Tough time to sell Ukraine president's 'mouthwatering' candy empire

    LONDON (Reuters) - A chance to buy the candy empire of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is the kind of opportunity in a fast-growing market that would normally have multinational confectioners - like Nestle or Cadbury's parent Mondelez - drooling at...
  • Ukraine's threat to shun Russian telecoms hard to fulfill

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Russian mobile firms face being squeezed out of Ukraine after Kiev signaled it would favor European companies in future airwave auctions to curb Moscow's influence in the country. It's the latest move in a concerted effort by...
  • Playing Russian roulette with airline seats

    In my nightmare, I am squeezed into an airline seat. In the seat right in front of me is Vladimir Putin. The airline seat is, of course, an appropriate setting for the modern American nightmare. The old simile of sardines in a can is no longer...
  • Ukrainian neutrality 'a basic issue' for Russia: Lavrov

    MOSCOW Sep 13 (Reuters) - Ukraine's non-aligned status is "a basic issue" for Moscow and efforts in Kiev to scrap it are an American-inspired bid to drive a wedge between Russia and Europe, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday. Lavrov,...
  • Russia and China discussing 32 joint projects: Russian deputy PM

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and China are discussing more than 30 joint economic projects in a variety of areas from petrochemicals to banking, Russia's First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said on Saturday after visiting China last week. As Russia...
  • Putin trying to destroy Ukraine, says its PM

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's prime minister said on Saturday Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to destroy Ukraine as an independent country and said only NATO could defend the ex-Soviet republic from external aggression. Kiev and its Western backers...