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  • Germany says blocked $7 million worth of defense exports to Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has suspended 5 million euros ($7 million) worth of defense equipment exports to Russia in light of Moscow's actions in Ukraine, and will halt the transfer of already licensed goods in "critical cases", according to Germany's...
  • Bird flu found on California quail farm; Russia bans import of state's poultry

    (Reuters) - Low-pathogenic avian influenza, a disease known as bird flu, has been detected on a California quail farm earlier this month, and Russia has announced a ban on California poultry imports due to the ailment's outbreak in the state. Birds...
  • Exclusive: EU considers ban on deals with banks in Crimea

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union may ban transactions with financial institutions in Crimea as part of its response to the annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula by Russia last month, an EU document obtained by Reuters showed. EU leaders consider...
  • Row erupts over Russian invite to German soccer team Schalke

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German politicians have criticised football club Schalke 04, sponsored by Russian energy giant Gazprom, for considering an invitation to Russia at a time when tensions are running high over the crisis in Ukraine. Club president Clemens...
  • Rachel Marsden: Obama's latest Keystone delay a North American nuisance

    Rachel Marsden: Obama's latest Keystone delay a North American nuisance
    PARIS — The day after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met for Ukraine crisis de-escalation talks in Geneva with his Russian and European counterparts in an attempt to stabilize the country, Kerry’s department released a statement that...
  • Putin says sanctions hurt Russian economy, but not critically

    ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that sanctions were hurting the Russian economy but that the damage was not critical. "Overall they are causing (damage), because (credit) ratings are being reviewed, loans could...
  • Ukraine forces say kill separatists in Slaviansk operation

    SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces said they had killed several pro-Russian militants in clashes as they closed in on the separatist-held city of Slaviansk on Thursday, seizing rebel checkpoints and setting up roadblocks as helicopters...
  • Russia says starts military drills in response to Ukraine, NATO

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia started military drills near the Ukrainian border with on Thursday in response to operations by Ukrainian forces against pro-Russian separatists and NATO exercises in eastern Europe, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted as...
  • Ukraine troops take checkpoint north of Slaviansk

    KHRESTYSHCHE, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian troops with five light armored vehicles took control of a checkpoint north of Slaviansk on Thursday after pro-Russian separatists appeared to abandon the position, Reuters journalists said from the scene....
  • Ukrainian troops dig in near Slaviansk - Reuters correspondent

    NEAR SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian troops were digging in to a new position a few miles from the separatist-held city of Slaviansk early on Thursday, a Reuters correspondent said. Dozens of soldiers in camouflage uniform, some wearing airborne...
  • Russian memo to WTO says U.S. sanctions are illegal

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia has told the United States that its Ukraine-related sanctions on a Russian bank and Russian citizens are illegal under World Trade Organization rules and must be scrapped. Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said last week...