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  • Russia critical of MH17 inquiry, wants bigger U.N. role

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia on Friday criticized an international investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine, saying it can be transparent only with more U.N. involvement, even though the world body found the inquiry...
  • Russian businessman freed from house arrest, his company says

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov was freed from house arrest on Friday, a company spokeswoman said, but the tycoon will have to stay in Russia to face money laundering charges over a deal to acquire a regional oil company....
  • Sweden protests against airspace violation by Russian planes

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden said two Russian warplanes entered its airspace this week, calling the intrusion a "serious violation" and sending a protest to Moscow's ambassador in the Nordic country. Countries in the region have become increasingly...
  • Russia eyes measures to fend off Western Internet threat: Kremlin

    Russia eyes measures to fend off Western Internet threat: Kremlin
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia must think about protecting its Internet against threats from the West, a Kremlin spokesman said on Friday, in comments that one prominent critic said could herald moves to control all web-based data exchanges with the rest of...
  • Russia may use up to $7.8 bln from fund to help energy champions -Tass

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may prop up energy companies Rosneft and Novatek with up to $3.9 billion each from its National Wealth Fund, a reserve of oil proceeds set up to buoy the country's pension system. Russia's government has promised to support...
  • Russian PM says readies tariffs on Ukraine goods after EU association

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday he had signed an order to introduce tariffs on Ukrainian goods after Kiev signed an association agreement with the European Union, but they would not take effect immediately....
  • Struggling Lokomotiv Moscow sack coach Kuchuk

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A struggling Lokomotiv Moscow have fired Leonid Kuchuk, making him the first managerial casualty of the new Russian Premier League season. The Belarusian, 55, helped the club to third place last season but has paid the price for a poor...
  • Putin's anti-modern empire

    Putin's anti-modern empire
    Seventy-five years ago, on Sept. 1, 1939, Nazi Germany invaded Poland and began what would become the bloodiest war in human history, World War II. Throughout the 1930s, the nature of the Nazi regime and its intentions were quite obvious. Yet the major...
  • Austria sees Russian sanctions risk for banks: finance minister in paper

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian banks are most at risk from potential sanctions by Russia against Vienna in a tit-fot-tat escalation with the West over the political crisis in Ukraine, Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling told a newspaper. But Austria...
  • Yamal, Russia's gas megaplan, becomes symbol of sanctions defiance

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Dozens of Russian energy ventures are in jeopardy due to Western sanctions on technology and funding. Looming over them all, a giant project the Kremlin is bent on saving no matter what. The Yamal plan, a $27 billion investment to...
  • Russia says backs U.N. draft resolution on 'terrorist fighters'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow endorses a draft resolution on combatting foreign "terrorist fighters" proposed by Washington at the U.N. Security Council, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian Foreign Ministry official on Friday as saying. "On the whole, it...