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  • Exclusive: From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban

    WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas. South Korean...
  • Ukraine port city near Russia fears it will become next battleground

    Ukraine port city near Russia fears it will become next battleground
    With pro-Russia separatists once again gaining ground in the bloody conflict for control of Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland, a sense of panic has overcome this port city on the shores of the Sea of Azov. Late last week, Ukraine said as many as 1,...
  • Diarra transfer from Moscow to QPR collapses - media reports

    (Reuters) - France midfielder Lassana Diarra's transfer to Queens Park Rangers from Lokomotiv Moscow collapsed on Monday, 48 hours after the Premier League club's manager Harry Redknapp said he had agreed to the move. On Saturday, Redknapp was quoted by...
  • Ban on buying Russian bonds eyed as EU envoys meet: sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europeans could be barred from buying new Russian government bonds under a package of extra sanctions over Moscow's military role in Ukraine that European Union ambassadors were to start discussing on Monday, three EU sources said....
  • Ukraine rebels seek 'special status', crisis talks to resume on Friday

    MINSK (Reuters) - Pro-Russia separatists sat down for preliminary Ukraine peace talks on Monday due to resume later this week in the Belarusian capital Minsk, saying they would be prepared to stay part of Ukraine if they were granted "special status"....
  • Putin's 'statehood' gambit raises stakes in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A shift in President Vladimir Putin's language on the conflict in eastern Ukraine reflects a transformation in the situation on the battlefield and sounds a warning to Kiev to negotiate sooner rather than later. Putin's spokesman...
  • Europe drafts emergency energy plan with eye on Russia gas shut-down

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union could ban gas exports and limit industrial use as part of emergency measures to protect household energy supplies this winter, a source told Reuters, as it braces for a possible halt in Russian gas as a result of...
  • Russia, Ukraine agree on gas talks on Sept 6, await EU decision

    Russia, Ukraine agree on gas talks on Sept 6, await EU decision
    US KHATYN Russia (Reuters) - Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday that Moscow and Kiev have agreed to hold a new round of talks to resolve a gas crisis on Sept. 6. "I put 80 percent (of possibility) that the meeting will happen,"...
  • Ball in Ukraine's court over NATO after election: alliance chief

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Monday that Ukraine's political leaders expect a new parliament to abandon the country's non-aligned status after an election next month in a possible prelude to an application to...
  • 'We told you so' - Baltic jitters grow over former ruler Russia

    RIGA/VILNIUS (Reuters) - Nervously eyeing Russian naval maneuvers and military flights near their borders, the three ex-Soviet Baltic states fear they may emerge as the next geopolitical flashpoint after Ukraine in a confrontation that could test their...
  • UK PM Cameron says Russian troops in Ukraine 'unjustified and unacceptable'

    LONDON (Reuters) - The presence of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil is "unjustified and unacceptable", British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday. "Russia appears to be trying to force Ukraine to abandon its democratic choices at the barrel of a...