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  • Yamal, Russia's gas megaplan, becomes symbol of sanctions defiance

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Dozens of Russian energy ventures are in jeopardy due to Western sanctions on technology and funding. Looming over them all, a giant project the Kremlin is bent on saving no matter what. The Yamal plan, a $27 billion investment to...
  • Putin's anti-modern empire

    Putin's anti-modern empire
    Seventy-five years ago, on Sept. 1, 1939, Nazi Germany invaded Poland and began what would become the bloodiest war in human history, World War II. Throughout the 1930s, the nature of the Nazi regime and its intentions were quite obvious. Yet the major...
  • Russia says Exxon still drilling in its Arctic

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - ExxonMobil is still drilling in the Russian Arctic, a Russian minister said on Friday, in move that if confirmed will anger Washington after the U.S. administration slapped sanctions on Moscow to suspend such operations by Western oil...
  • Russian PM Medvedev vows to keep economy open, hails pivot to China

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday that Russia would not isolate its sanctions-hit economy from the West but said improving relations with Asian countries has become a key strategy. Sanctions imposed by the West over...
  • Russia says backs U.N. draft resolution on 'terrorist fighters'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow endorses a draft resolution on combatting foreign "terrorist fighters" proposed by Washington at the U.N. Security Council, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian Foreign Ministry official on Friday as saying. "On the whole, it...
  • Russia's Kudrin says government changes, political will key to better business climate

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Russia's investment climate will not improve unless there are changes in the country's leadership and political will for such an improvement, former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said on Friday. Kudrin, who was forced to...
  • Russian PM says readies tariffs on Ukraine goods after EU association

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday he had signed an order to introduce tariffs on Ukrainian goods after Kiev signed an association agreement with the European Union, but they would not take effect immediately....
  • Leader of Russia-annexed Crimea backs Scottish 'yes' vote

    MOSCOW/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - The recently-installed leader of the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in March, on Thursday supported the Scottish independence vote and accused the West of double standards in its dealing...
  • Russia's Putin says sanctions violate principles of WTO

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Western sanctions against Russia violated the principles of the World Trade Organization and the main way to combat them was to develop the domestic market. At a meeting with senior officials,...
  • Minister: Russia won't cut European gas to curb re-export to Ukraine

    VIENNA - Russia will not curb gas exports to Europe this winter to prevent countries from re-exporting supplies to Ukraine, Energy Minister Alexander Novak told an Austrian newspaper. "That is ruled out," he told Die Presse when asked in an interview...
  • Obama declines weapons to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON The president of Ukraine came to Washington Thursday seeking special ally status and lethal aid to fight the Russians. He walked away with neither but declared he was happy to get what he did get, new non-lethal aid. "I'm getting everything...