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  • Russia accuses Ukrainian troops of gunfire across border

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia repeated accusations on Tuesday that Kiev's forces had fired across the border from eastern Ukraine into Russian territory with assault rifles and grenade launchers. "We officially demand Kiev stop firing at the sovereign...
  • U.S. should stay out of Ukraine [Letter]

    U.S. should stay out of Ukraine [Letter]
    President Barack Obama is right to refrain from action against Russia ("The Obama doctrine under fire," July 25). After years of war, the U.S. has learned its lesson: don't mess with a hornet's nest thousands of miles away. Putting boots on the ground...
  • Not lovin' it in Russia: McDonald's, Wendy's in Kremlin's cross hairs

    Not lovin' it in Russia: McDonald's, Wendy's in Kremlin's cross hairs
    Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with McDonald's fast-food offerings under the political microscope for alleged impurities and Wendy's driven out of Russia altogether by deteriorating...
  • Netherlands: new EU sanctions on Russia would have immediate effect

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans said on Tuesday that sanctions on Russian capital markets being considered by European Union member states in response to the Ukraine crisis would have a "far-reaching and immediate effect"....
  • Russia sanctions threaten to blow euro zone off course

    BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The knock to confidence from harsher European sanctions on Russia could spoil the euro zone's budding economic recovery even if it shrugs off the fallout on trade. Following months of hesitation, the European Union sealed a...
  • Obama wrote Putin about violation of nuclear treaty -White House

    Obama wrote Putin about violation of nuclear treaty -White House
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin to inform him directly that the U.S. government had determined that Russia violated the intermediate-range nuclear treaty, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on...
  • Putin may have passed point of no-return over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin risks becoming an international pariah over the Ukraine crisis but the Russian president is battening down the hatches for the gathering economic and political storm. The United States and the European Union saw the...
  • Strauss highlights Proms concerts in London

    Strauss highlights Proms concerts in London
    LONDON – The BBC Proms proclaims itself as the greatest classical music festival in the world and does so with the confidence of knowing it's got the artistic goods to back up its sweeping claim. With nearly 90 events vying for attention in the...
  • Merkel says new EU sanctions against Russia were unavoidable

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's decision to impose broad sanctions against Russia was "unavoidable" after its actions in Ukraine and it is now up to Moscow to make the next move, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday. Earlier, the EU...
  • European Union slaps new, stronger sanctions on Russia

    The 28-nation European Union agreed Tuesday on stronger economic sanctions against Russia amid ongoing anger concerning the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the great majority of whose passengers were...
  • EU agrees economic sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union reached agreement on Tuesday on the bloc's first broad economic sanctions on Russia over its role in Ukraine, diplomats said, marking a new phase in the biggest confrontation between Moscow and the West since the...