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  • Russia says it loses billions to oil slump, sanctions

    International sanctions and slumping oil prices are costing Russia well over $100 billion a year, a top official acknowledged Monday. “We are losing about $40 billion a year because of geopolitical sanctions and about $90 [billion] to $100 billion...
  • Poroshenko: Ukrainians will vote on joining NATO years from now

    The divisive issue of whether Ukraine should join NATO will be put to a vote years from now, after the necessary reforms have been completed, President Petro Poroshenko announced Monday. Russia's steadfast opposition to its neighbor and longtime ally...
  • France to send armored unit to Poland for exercises

    France said on Tuesday it was planning to send an armored military unit to Poland for exercises designed to strengthen the NATO alliance's eastern flank in apparent response to tensions over a pro-Russian uprising in Ukraine. The maneuvers, following...
  • Putin strengthens ties with Georgia breakaway region; Tbilisi protests

    President Vladimir Putin signed a "strategic partnership" agreement with Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia on Monday, angering Tbilisi, which said Moscow was looking to annex the territory. The agreement drew strong criticism from NATO and the...
  • U.S. investors elevate India over other emerging markets

    U.S. investors, buoyed by optimism about India's economy and booming stock market, have been moving money into exchange-traded funds that focus solely on that country. U.S.-listed India ETFs have added about $2 billion in net new assets so far this year,...
  • Viktor Tikhonov dies at 84; Soviet coach who lost in 'Miracle on Ice'

    Viktor Tikhonov, the stern hockey coach who led the Soviet Union's "Big Red Machine" to three Olympic gold medals and eight world championships but was on the losing side when Herb Brooks' American college kids pulled off the "Miracle on Ice" at the...
  • Russia puts losses from sanctions, cheaper oil at up to $140 billion per year

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Lower oil prices and Western financial sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis will cost Russia around $130-140 billion a year - equivalent to around 7 percent of its economy - Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Monday. His...
  • Ukraine needs additional help

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Friday, Nov. 21: Elections, Ebola and ISIS have, for the most part, nudged the critical confrontation between Ukraine and Russia from this nation's headlines. That's predictable, given...
  • Russia to toughen rules on meat transit from Belarus

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow will tighten restrictions on the transit of meat products across its territory from Belarus to Kazakhstan and other countries following attempts to sell banned imports in Russia, Russia's veterinary and phytosanitary service...
  • Soviet's 'Miracle on Ice' coach dies

    The Sports Xchange Soviet's 'Miracle on Ice' coach dies Viktor Tikhonov, the coach of the Soviet Union Olympic hockey team that lost the "Miracle on Ice" game to the United States in 1980, has died. He was 84. Tikhonov guided the Soviet Union to gold...
  • Soviet Hockey Coach Viktor Tikhonov, Lost To U.S. In 1980, Dead At 84

    MOSCOW, — Viktor Tikhonov, the coach of the Soviet Union Olympic hockey team that lost the "Miracle on Ice" game to the United States in 1980, has died. He was 84. Tikhonov guided the Soviet Union to gold at the 1984, 1988 and 1992 Winter Olympics,...