RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Russia

A collection of news and information related to Russia published by this site and its partners.

Top Russia Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Russia sends tanks and troops into Ukraine, seizes a strategic town

    Russian tanks and troops fired their way into eastern Ukraine on Thursday and seized a strategic gateway town on the road to the heavily militarized Crimean peninsula in a brazen display of support for pro-Russia separatists fighting Ukrainian...
  • EU seeks to secure winter gas supply in Ukraine crisis: Oettinger

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Thursday the bloc was seeking to fill its gas storage facilities and de-escalate a row between Ukraine and Russia in order to safeguard its own gas shipments from Russia in...
  • Obama rules out military response to Russian moves in Ukraine

    Obama rules out military response to Russian moves in Ukraine
    President Obama rebuffed pressure for quick U.S. action in two foreign crises Thursday, declining to label Russia's military moves into Ukraine an invasion and saying that he was not ready to expand an air campaign against Islamist militants to Syria....
  • Eastern Ukraine rebel leader agrees to let encircled Ukraine troops leave

    Eastern Ukraine rebel leader agrees to let encircled Ukraine troops leave
    A leader of pro-Moscow rebel forces in eastern Ukraine, Alexander Zakharchenko, said on Friday he had agreed to open a humanitarian corridor for encircled Ukraine troops after Russian President Vladimir Putin's statement. Putin called on the rebels to...
  • U.S. openly accuses Russia of sending combat troops to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States openly accused Russia on Thursday of sending combat forces into Ukraine and threatened to tighten economic sanctions, but Washington stopped short of calling Moscow's intensified support for separatist forces an...
  • U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet

    U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet
    The United States is intensifying its push to build an international campaign against Islamic State jihadist fighters in Iraq and Syria, including recruiting partners for potential joint military action, Obama administration officials said on Wednesday....
  • Russia appears to invade Ukraine, opening 2nd front

    BERLIN Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Thursday of invading his nation, at about the same time that a separatist rebel leader admitted his forces are made up of Russian fighters, including active and retired Russian troops. This...
  • Obama blames Russia for separatist violence in Ukraine

    President Obama said Thursday that the world now has evidence that Russia has been funding and arming separatists in Ukraine, but stopped short of labeling Russia’s actions an “invasion,” as Ukrainian officials claim. “The...
  • Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russian soldiers back rebel thrust

    Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russian soldiers back rebel thrust
    Ukraine's president said on Thursday that Russian troops had entered his country in support of pro-Moscow rebels who captured a key coastal town, sharply escalating a five-month-old separatist war. Petro Poroshenko told a meeting of security chiefs that...
  • Russian-backed separatists enter southeast Ukraine town

    KIEV (Reuters) - Separatists backed by Russian soldiers have entered the town of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine, a pro-government militia fighter said on Thursday. A military source said the separatist forces had also taken Savur-Mohyla, a hill...
  • Turkey's Erdogan sworn in as president, consolidates power

    Turkey's Erdogan sworn in as president, consolidates power
    ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey's president on Thursday, cementing his position as its most powerful leader of recent times, in a step opponents fear heralds more authoritarian rule and widening religious influence in public life....