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  • Japan says visit by Putin aide to disputed island 'regrettable'

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will lodge a protest with Russia after President Vladimir Putin's chief of staff visited a contested island chain, but there would be no change to Tokyo's policy to maintain dialogue with Moscow, Japan's top government spokesman...
  • World Bank warns Russia of stagnation in medium term

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's economy will stagnate, with growth set to be no more than 0.5 percent in 2014-2016, the World Bank said on Wednesday, with the country paying the price for the Ukraine crisis, lack of structural reforms and uncertain economic...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • Polish miners block Russian coal imports at border

    WARSAW (Reuters) - More than 200 Polish miners blocked trains carrying Russian coal at a border passage in northern Poland to protest against the cheaper Russian coal being brought in at a time when local mines are struggling, mining union leaders said on...
  • Russia's Khodorkovsky says he does not intend to set up party

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Freed former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said in Berlin on Tuesday he had no intention of founding a new political party or standing in Russian elections, but wanted his "Open Russia" movement to support fundamental change....
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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....