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  • Russia's relations with Hungary warm as ties with West chill

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin hailed Hungary as one of Russia's most important partners on Wednesday, giving his seal of approval to a budding relationship with a Soviet-era ally that is worrying some of its European Union allies. While the...
  • McDonald's Moscow restaurant reopens after shutdown

    McDonald's Moscow restaurant reopens after shutdown
    McDonald's first and largest restaurant in Russia reopened after local officials closed the location for three months, an optimistic sign for a company trying to return to business as usual in the country. The outlet, in Moscow's Pushkin Square, resumed...
  • Ukraine rules out direct talks with separatists

    KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia urged Ukraine's leaders on Wednesday to talk directly to separatists to end the conflict in the east, but Kiev rejected the call and told Moscow to stop "playing games" aimed at legitimizing "terrorists". Kiev and the...
  • U.S. should look at giving weapons to Ukraine: top U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama's choice to fill the number two spot at the State Department, Anthony Blinken, spoke favorably on Wednesday about the possibility of providing weapons to Ukraine, which is grappling with pro-Russian...
  • Obama remains high-handed -- and wrong -- about Ukraine

    PARIS -- For a man who had taken a stunning electoral blow two weeks earlier, Barack Obama completed his Asian trip with an air of unperturbed leadership of the world -- whatever the Republicans at home thought about who was in charge of what now will...
  • In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life

    In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life
    Growing up in the Soviet Union, Emilia Tynes-Mensah did the same things other children did. She read the classics of literary master Alexander Pushkin, listened to the symphonies of Peter Tchaikovsky and heard the propaganda that life here was better than...
  • Europe, facing multiple threats, still isn't spending on defense

    BERLIN A column of Russian tanks and artillery weapons rolled toward Donetsk in Ukraine recently, the latest move in a proxy war that's seen Crimea and much of the country's Donbas region pass from government control. At the same time, fighting was...
  • NATO's 'reckless' expansion is mistake: Russian foreign minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday called the "reckless" expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization a mistake that would hurt Europe's security. "We believe, and we've been talking about it since the very...
  • Berlin and Moscow still differ widely on Ukraine: Steinmeier

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and Russia have widely diverging views on the conflict in Ukraine which is a long way from reaching a solution, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday, a day after meeting President Vladimir Putin in...
  • Senior German politician under fire for plea to recognize Russian Crimea

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A senior German politician drew criticism on Wednesday for suggesting the West should recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea to save face for President Vladimir Putin. Former state premier Matthias Platzeck, chairman of the German-...
  • McDonald's restaurant in Moscow due to reopen

    McDonald's restaurant in Moscow due to reopen
    Bloomberg News is reporting:  McDonald's largest restaurant in Russia is reopening after being shuttered for three months. The restaurant in Moscow's Pushkin Square is set to open today, according to a spokeswoman for Oakbrook-based McDonald's. The...