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  • Special Report: Putin's allies channeled billions to Ukraine oligarch

    In Russia, powerful friends helped him make a fortune. In the United States, officials want him extradited and put behind bars. In Austria, where he is currently free on bail of $155 million, authorities have yet to decide what to do with him. He is...
  • Russia vows support for Syria's Assad to combat 'terrorism'

    Russia said on Wednesday it would support President Bashar al-Assad to combat "terrorism" in the Middle East, indicating there was no new room for compromise on one of the key contentious issues in the Syrian conflict. Russian President Vladimir Putin...
  • German-Russian relations said headed for long impasse over Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel put her political colleagues on notice Wednesday that relations with Russia may be in for long-term difficulties over Moscow's aggressions against Ukraine. In her toughest assessment yet of Russian President Vladimir...
  • Ferguson unrest spurs worldwide observations about racism in U.S.

    For China's state media, the violence in Ferguson, Mo., was an opportunity to point out the type of rights abuses the United States and its Western allies often accuse Beijing authorities of committing. In Russia, which faces accusations of violating...
  • Europe feels sting in the tail of Russia sanctions

    At a technology fair in Moscow last month, European executives faced the new reality of doing business in Russia since the West imposed sanctions: the number of companies at the international showcase had shrunk by half from a year ago. "The impact on...
  • Ukraine reports new arrivals of Russian supplies for eastern rebels

    Ukraine leveled fresh charges on Tuesday that Russia was sending support to pro-Russian separatists in the east, saying that five columns of heavy equipment were seen crossing onto Ukrainian territory on Monday. The latest accusations come amid a...
  • Iran, world powers consider extending nuclear talks as deadline looms

    With talks at an impasse and a deadline one day away, Iran and six world powers on Sunday began discussing how to again extend their negotiations over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, Iranian Foreign Minister...
  • France freezes warship delivery to Russia, citing Ukraine conflict

    France freezes warship delivery to Russia, citing Ukraine conflict
    France has put on hold a controversial deal to supply Russia with two high-tech amphibious assault ships following international concern over Moscow's military involvement in Ukraine. President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday that delivery of the...
  • S&P unlikely to cut Russia's rating even in case of recession

    Rating agency Standard & Poor's is unlikely to change Russia's rating even if the country falls into recession, the agency's senior director for sovereign ratings, Christian Esters, said on Tuesday. "External and fiscal buffers are strong enough to...
  • Iran nuclear talks extended seven months after failing to meet deadline

    Iran and six powers failed on Monday for a second time this year to resolve their 12-year stand-off over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, and gave themselves seven more months to clinch an historic deal. Western officials said they were aiming to secure an...
  • Crimeans should pay back loans to Ukrainian banks: Russia

    Crimeans should pay off their debts to Ukrainian banks despite now living under Russian law, a Russian central bank official was quoted as saying, marking a change in position by Moscow which had suggested ignoring any payment demands. Reuters reported...