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  • EU's next foreign policy chief says Putin hurting his own

    ROME (Reuters) - The European Union's newly nominated foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Russian President Vladimir Putin's Ukraine policy had resulted in economic sanctions that were hurting his own people. Speaking in her first newspaper...
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of 'open aggression' as rebels advance

    KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and open aggression" which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffer major reverses in the war with pro-Moscow...
  • Central European PMIs point to slowdown as sanctions hit sentiment

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Polish manufacturing activity shrank for a second straight month in August and Czech expansion slowed more than expected, adding to signs weaker euro zone economies and crisis in Ukraine are cooling growth in the EU's east. Economies...
  • Putin says spending from Russia's sovereign fund can't be raised: Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia cannot spend more of the $83 billion parked in its National Wealth Fund (NWF), President Vladimir Putin said on Monday, after the government recently raised the cap on how much of the fund can be used for domestic investments....
  • Ukrainians pull back from airport; Poroshenko slams Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's military said on Monday it had pulled its forces back from defending a vital airport in the east against Russian tanks, as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of "direct and open aggression". The withdrawal from the...
  • After another setback, Kiev accuses Russia of 'open aggression' in Ukraine

    After another setback, Kiev accuses Russia of 'open aggression' in Ukraine
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and open aggression" which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffered a further reverse in the war with pro-Moscow separatists. Ukraine's...
  • Ball in Ukraine's court over NATO after election: alliance chief

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Monday that Ukraine's political leaders expect a new parliament to abandon the country's non-aligned status after an election next month in a possible prelude to an application to...
  • 'We told you so' - Baltic jitters grow over former ruler Russia

    RIGA/VILNIUS (Reuters) - Nervously eyeing Russian naval maneuvers and military flights near their borders, the three ex-Soviet Baltic states fear they may emerge as the next geopolitical flashpoint after Ukraine in a confrontation that could test their...
  • UK PM Cameron says Russian troops in Ukraine 'unjustified and unacceptable'

    LONDON (Reuters) - The presence of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil is "unjustified and unacceptable", British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday. "Russia appears to be trying to force Ukraine to abandon its democratic choices at the barrel of a...
  • Putin's 'statehood' gambit raises stakes in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A shift in President Vladimir Putin's language on the conflict in eastern Ukraine reflects a transformation in the situation on the battlefield and sounds a warning to Kiev to negotiate sooner rather than later. Putin's spokesman...
  • Europe drafts emergency energy plan with eye on Russia gas shut-down

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union could ban gas exports and limit industrial use as part of emergency measures to protect household energy supplies this winter, a source told Reuters, as it braces for a possible halt in Russian gas as a result of...