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  • Visa says latest U.S. sanctions aren't affecting Russia operations

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - International credit and debit card company Visa Inc said on Wednesday that a new wave of U.S. economic sanctions is not affecting its work in Russia and does not force it to stop serving Russian clients. The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday...
  • Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine; West steps up Russia sanctions

    Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine; West steps up Russia sanctions
    Ukraine’s fight against pro-Russia separatists continued at a feverish pace Tuesday as the European Union and the U.S. moved to toughen sanctions against Moscow. As battles flared in several eastern Ukrainian cities, the 28-nation EU agreed on...
  • Moscow-based European business lobby says regrets new EU sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Moscow-based Association of European Businesses (AEB) said on Wednesday it "deeply regrets" new sanctions imposed by the European Union on Russia. "Considering the volume of trade between Russia and the EU, and Russia and Ukraine,...
  • Euro zone sentiment improves, overcoming Ukraine crisis concern

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone economic sentiment unexpectedly improved in July despite the deepening crisis between the West and Russia over Ukraine, data showed on Wednesday, and inflation expectations among consumers and companies edged up. Consumer...
  • Russia drafts regulation on import duties for Ukraine: document

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Economy Ministry has drafted a regulation introducing import duties on Ukrainian goods, a draft document showed, in an apparent response to Kiev's trade deal with the European Union. Russia said last month it was likely to...
  • Russia bans Polish fruit and vegetable in apparent retaliation for sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia announced a ban on most fruit and vegetable imports from Poland on Wednesday and said it may extend the restrictions to the rest of the European Union, its first apparent retaliation to new Western sanctions imposed over...
  • Belarus to host Ukraine-Russia talks

    MINSK (Reuters) - Belarus will host talks between Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE security and rights organisation on the crisis in eastern Ukraine, President Alexander Lukashenko's office said on Wednesday. It did not say when the talks would take place...
  • Russia says confused by Obama's accusations over Malaysian jet crash probe

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is puzzled by U.S. President Barack Obama's suggestion that Moscow was not cooperating with an international investigation into what downed a Malaysian Airline's jet earlier this month, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Adventure on a tugboat, and more trips

     Adventure on a tugboat, and more trips
    A tugboat might not be what you think of when you consider boutique cruising, but that's what Maple Leaf Adventures has in mind for the 2015 season. The company specializes in intimate cruises in British Columbia and Alaska. Joining the 92-foot schooner...