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  • German EU lawmaker says Russia barred her from entering

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A German member of the European Parliament said on Friday she had been barred from entering Russia when she tried to attend a court hearing there for a Ukrainian woman army officer. Rebecca Harms, co-chair of the Greens group in...
  • Ukraine holds talks on marking out 'buffer zone' with rebels

    KIEV (Reuters) - Talks began on Friday to mark out a 30-km (19-mile) buffer zone between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists in the country's east, but Moscow was coy about its role and denied that Russian military officials had...
  • Russia denies its military met Ukrainian officials to discuss buffer zone

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Foreign Ministry denied on Friday any of its military officials had met the Ukrainian military to work out details of a buffer zone being created in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine's military said earlier on Friday that a three-...
  • Pro-presidential block to win early Ukrainian elections: poll

    KIEV (Reuters) - A political bloc that supports President Petro Poroshenko looks set to triumph in Ukraine's parliamentary election next month, said a poll published on Friday. Poroshenko hopes the Oct. 26 vote will give him backing for the tough line he...
  • UniCredit says sanctions hurting Europe more than Russia: Czech media

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Sanctions put in place amid the crisis in Ukraine have caused more problems for Europe than Russia, the chief executive of Italian bank UniCredit was quoted as saying in an interview with a Czech newspaper. "The sanctions have caused...
  • Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko discuss meeting: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have discussed the possibility of meeting, either alone or with the leaders of Germany and France, a senior Kremlin official said on Friday. Foreign policy...
  • Russia's VTB calls Ukraine claims on debt illegality 'baseless'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukraine's claims that a $3 billion Russian bailout was illegal are baseless, Russia's VTB bank said on Friday, as Russia warned that it may demand earlier repayment of the bonds in question, raising concerns of a broader Ukraine...
  • U.S.-Russian crew safely reaches space station despite glitch

    ALMATY (Reuters) - A Russian Soyuz rocket safely delivered a U.S.-Russian trio to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, despite a technical glitch which briefly threatened to lengthen their journey to the $100 billion complex. The Soyuz...
  • Japan PM Abe says seeks better ties with China, South Korea, Russia

    (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he wants to improve relations with China, South Korea and Russia, while acknowledging difficulties facing ties with his country's Asia-Pacific neighbors. "Quiet efforts are needed" if Abe is to...
  • India reaches Red Planet, but at home red tape binds space firms

    India reaches Red Planet, but at home red tape binds space firms
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - As India celebrated becoming the first Asian nation to reach Mars, S.M. Vaidya, head of business at conglomerate Godrej's aerospace division that made the spacecraft's engine and thruster components, sounded surprisingly downbeat....
  • In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future

    In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future
    Six months after Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula was annexed by Russia, some here say they have prospered while others express anger, uncertainty or fear. The appropriation, which came less than two days after Crimean voters backed secession from Ukraine in...