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  • Russian Vnukovo airport CEO, deputy resign after plane crash

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The chief executive of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy have resigned after a fatal plane crash which killed the head of France energy company Total, the airport said on Thursday. The airport said in a statement that Vnukovo...
  • In Russia, a petty Putin pins a target on McDonald's

    In January 1990, when the dreary and declining Soviet Union under Mikhail Gorbachev was opening to the world, McDonald's arrived as a symbol of American prosperity and freedom. Long lines of Russians, used to stores with empty shelves, were stunned by the...
  • Our new missiles of October

    In October of 1962, America worried whether an untried young president, John F. Kennedy, could keep us safe from nuclear-tipped missiles from nearby communist Cuba. Today's October worries are more insidious: the Ebola virus, the macabre Islamic State, a...
  • Special Report: Why Ukraine's revolution remains unfinished

    Special Report: Why Ukraine's revolution remains unfinished
    In the afternoon of February 20, after the morning's dead had been cleared away, Volodymyr Melnychuk arrived outside Kiev's October palace. Higher up the hill stood the seats of Ukrainian government, defended by thousands of police. Below lay...
  • Exclusive: Charred tanks in Ukraine point to Russian involvement

    HORBATENKO Ukraine (Reuters) - The burnt-out remains of dozens of tanks and armored vehicles in fields near this small village bear witness to the ferocity of a battle that turned the tide of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Most of the tanks were...
  • EU leaders seek climate deal, but are divided over costs

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European leaders aim to agree a new decade of energy policy to cut climate-warming gas emissions out to 2030 at an EU summit on Thursday, though sharp differences over sharing the cost means a deal could elude them. The 28 member...
  • Russia says Ukraine should find money to pay for gas within a week

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukraine should be able to find ways of paying for Russian gas supplies within a week, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday, suggesting a standoff would end once Moscow received financial guarantees from Kiev. The...
  • Factbox: Who's who on the new EU executive

    (Reuters) - The European Parliament votes on Wednesday in Strasbourg on whether to confirm in office the new European Commission, the EU executive to be led by Jean-Claude Juncker. Each of the 28 member states nominates a commissioner. All have passed...
  • Putin urged to act against racism in Russian soccer

    LONDON (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin must demand an end to the racism plaguing Russian soccer and the country should stop denying it has a problem, the executive director of Football Against Racism in Europe told Reuters on Wednesday. Piara Power,...
  • Ukraine leader's bloc holds election lead, Tymoshenko threatened: poll

    KIEV (Reuters) - President Petro Poroshenko's bloc holds a big lead ahead of Ukraine's election on Sunday while a rising populist party looks set to take second place, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday. A surge in support for the Radical Party of...
  • EU to call on Russia to help stabilize Ukraine: statement

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU leaders will urge Russia at a summit this week to do more to stabilize Ukraine, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters, but diplomats expect no change in sanctions on Moscow in the near future. The leaders' call comes days...