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  • IMF upgrades Russia growth outlook

    The International Monetary Fund predicts a less severe recession for Russia and says the country's economy will return to growth in a "mild recovery" next year. Following a recent staff visit to Russia, the IMF says in a statement that it now predicts...
  • Kyrgyzstan ratifies joining Russia-led trade bloc

    The Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan has ratified a measure to join the Eurasian Economic Union, a Russia-led trade bloc. President Almazbek Atambayev on Thursday signed the ratification law. The country's entry must then be approved by the...
  • Ukraine open to hosting missile-defense system

    Ukraine is open to considering proposals to place a ballistic missile-defense system on its territory to ward off the risk of attacks from Russia, a senior Ukrainian defense official said Wednesday. So far no one has offered. Oleksandr Turchynov, the...
  • GM Ron Hextall says newly signed Flyer Yevgeni Medvedev upgrades the defense

    GM Ron Hextall says newly signed Flyer Yevgeni Medvedev upgrades the defense
    The search to bolster the Flyers' defense is reaching the far corners of the earth. On Wednesday, the team announced it has signed Russian free-agent defenseman Yevgeni Medvedev to a contract, which is said to be for one year. The 6-foot-3, 187-pound...
  • Lithuanian man arrested in Moscow on spying charges

    Russia has arrested a Lithuanian man suspected of spying, a move that comes only weeks after the arrest of an alleged Russian spy in Lithuania. Russia's Federal Security Service, the main KGB successor agency known under its Russian acronym FSB, said the...
  • Correction: Ukraine-Russian Soldiers story

    In a story May 19 about two men identified as Russian soldiers who were captured in Ukraine, The Associated Press gave an incorrect last name for one of them on second reference. The man's last name is Alexandrov, not Smirnov. A corrected version of...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Macedonia, the latest US-Russia battlefield

    Macedonia is a poor, landlocked Balkan country of about 2 million. To the Kremlin, it's also the newest front in an ideological battle, with the U.S. fomenting regime change to counter Russia's influence. As is often the case, that view is correct to...
  • Like Ukraine, Georgia is now torn between Russia and the West

    TBILISI, Georgia It might seem like a golden moment of opportunity for the citizens of the small Black Sea nation of Georgia: The European Union will decide later this week during a summit of its leaders whether to allow Georgians to travel to Europe...
  • Editorials from around New York

    Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Utica Observer-Dispatch on passing a state law allowing parents to opt their children out of standardized tests. May 19 Lost in the blur of state government is a...
  • Cuba policy, health "collision" and Thugs: Letters

    Cuba policy, health "collision" and Thugs: Letters
    Better lives for Cubans Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera says that "the loss of one American life at the hands of those who are our enemies is as horrible as losing multiple American lives"; therefore relations with Cuba can never be normalized while the...
  • Russian reporter leaves Chechnya amid safety concerns

    Russia's leading independent newspaper has voiced concerns about the safety of one of its reporters in Chechnya and has pulled her from the region. Novaya Gazeta said its prize-winning reporter Yelena Milashina left the region Thursday. Earlier,...