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  • Man accused of spying worked on strategic Polish gas project

    WARSAW (Reuters) - A lawyer arrested in Poland on Wednesday on suspicion of spying for a foreign state worked on a Polish gas project which officials view as strategically vital because it will cut dependence on imported Russian gas. Polish law only...
  • Ukraine says it agrees on interim gas price with Russia

    Ukraine says it agrees on interim gas price with Russia
    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's and Russia's leaders have reached a preliminary agreement on a price for gas supplies this winter but Kiev may need international help to pay, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday. Poroshenko met Russian...
  • Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military

    Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military
    Militia commander Yuri Bereza and his 150 Ukrainian irregulars were closing in on pro-Moscow separatists in their last stronghold in this eastern city when Russian troops and armor thundered in out of nowhere to cut them off in the suburb of Ilovaisk....
  • Putin meets with European leaders over Ukraine; little progress made

    Russian President Vladimir Putin met with European leaders Friday, but little progress was made toward ending the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine. Putin continued to insist his nation bears no responsibility for the conflict that has taken more than 3,700...
  • WTA bans Russia tennis chief for 'Williams brothers' jibe

    (Reuters) - The president of the Russian Tennis Federation Shamil Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 (15,540 pounds) and banned from the women's tour for a year after referring to Serena and Venus Williams as "the Williams brothers" on a television chat...
  • In ruble crisis, Putin gets a helping hand from state TV

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - As the head of Russia's biggest state bank and a favorite of President Vladimir Putin, German Gref has long been a loyal supporter of state economic policy. But with the rouble sliding and the economy stagnating, he delivered a...
  • Putin says he and Poroshenko agreed on gas supplies 'at least for winter'

    MILAN (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko had agreed on the terms of Russian natural gas supplies "at least for the winter period". He also said that Ukraine was short of money and...
  • Russia rights group says it is targeted by Kremlin to control history

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - At the height of the uprising by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine this summer, a handful of human rights workers recorded that Russian soldiers had been killed on the battlefield, even though the Kremlin said its troops were...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION DALLAS Nina Pham, the nurse who was infected with Ebola, is in fair condition, "stable and resting comfortably" and is receiving intensive care in a specially equipped isolation ward at the National Institutes of Health near Washington,...
  • Russia and Ukraine reach tentative gas deal in tough Milan talks

    Russia and Ukraine reach tentative gas deal in tough Milan talks
    MILAN (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine made progress on Friday towards resolving a dispute over gas supplies in time for winter, but European leaders said Moscow still had to do much more to prop up a fragile ceasefire and end fighting in eastern Ukraine....
  • Serious differences remain after Merkel-Putin meeting: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Serious differences remain between Germany and Russia over the crisis in Ukraine following talks in Italy between Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Friday. A Kremlin statement released after the...