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  • Russia challenges European Council sanctions: Financial Times

    (Reuters) - State-owned Russian oil company Rosneft and Arkady Rotenberg, judo partner of Russian President Vladimir Putin, have launched legal challenges against sanctions imposed by the EU's European Council over Russia's actions in Ukraine, the...
  • Moscow says U.S. working on military 'scenarios' at Russia's borders

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu accused the United States on Thursday of working on military "scenarios" near Russia's borders that he said were a source of grave concern. Interfax news agency quoted Shoigu as expressing...
  • Iran nuclear talks again stuck on Arak reactor's future, official says

    Iran nuclear talks again stuck on Arak reactor's future, official says
    The future of Iran’s planned research reactor at Arak is again proving a major sticking point in international talksĀ over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program, according to a key negotiator. Western officials fear that the heavy-water reactor,...
  • Mipcom: 'Alisa' Sells to Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Israel (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - CANNES - "Alisa Knows What to Do!," a new Russian 3D children's animated series being offered for the first time at TV market Mipcom, has been sold to Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Israel. The series, which is produced by Timur...
  • Rouble's plunge shows Russia's reliance on Western money

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A steep plunge in the rouble, caused by sanctions over the Ukraine crisis and falling oil prices, has underlined Russia's heavy dependence on Western finance to balance its dollar-thirsty economy. For all President Vladimir Putin's...
  • Majority of Russians say Western sanctions will help economy: poll

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - More than half of Russians believe their economy will benefit from Western economic sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis and from the countermeasures adopted by Moscow, according to an opinion poll published on Thursday. Western...
  • Deflation stalks Europe's periphery as inflation hits five-year low

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Deflation hit five peripheral euro zone countries in September as inflation slipped to its lowest for five years and exports faltered, data on Thursday showed, offering little hope that the bloc will avoid its third recession in six...
  • Former Soviet leader Gorbachev warns against new Cold War

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev has warned Western leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin against dragging the world into a new version of the Cold War he helped to end a quarter of a century ago. Gorbachev, recently in...
  • Russia's Putin warns of repeat of 2008 gas crisis

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - Russia will reduce gas supplies to Europe if Ukraine steals from the transit pipeline to cover its own needs, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, adding that he was "hopeful" it would not come to that. Russia cut off...
  • Russia plays down cooperation with U.S. against Islamic State militants

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia played down comments by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday over sharing intelligence about Islamic State militants, saying Moscow refuses to be involved in coalitions that breach "international law". Without...
  • Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit
    A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine....