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  • Merkel aide raps Russia after report on aid to Ukraine rebels

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman accused Moscow on Friday of actively stoking the conflict in eastern Ukraine after a senior separatist in the region was quoted as saying the rebels were receiving "a lot" of Russian money....
  • Russia's Lavrov, U.S. Kerry say extra effort needed on Iran deal: Moscow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. State Secretary John Kerry agreed "additional efforts" were needed to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear program by a Nov. 24 deadline, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Friday. "The sides...
  • Putin's high approval ratings not real: protest group

    LONDON (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin may not be as popular as opinion polls suggest in Russia because the public has only limited access to information and the media is tightly controlled, members of the feminist punk protest band Pussy Riot said....
  • Fugitive Ukraine tycoon wins, then loses, Serbian citizenship

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - A multi-millionaire gas tycoon who is wanted by police in his native Ukraine and blacklisted by the EU was briefly granted citizenship in Serbia, only for the government on Friday to reverse a decision that risked drawing fire from...
  • Are the U.S. and Saudi Arabia conspiring to keep oil prices low?

     Are the U.S. and Saudi Arabia conspiring to keep oil prices low?
    There are a number of factors behind the continuing global slide in oil prices, including North American production, increased energy efficiency, Europe's economic stagnation, and China's slowing growth. But a big one is Saudi Arabia, which, to the dismay...
  • NATO scrambles jets 400 times in 2014 as Russian air activity jumps

    AMARI Estonia/LONDON (Reuters) - NATO warplanes have had to scramble 400 times this year in response to an increase in Russian air activity around Europe not seen since the Cold War, the alliance's chief said on Thursday. North Atlantic Treaty...
  • U.N. rights agency reports 'total breakdown' in eastern Ukraine

    U.N. rights agency reports 'total breakdown' in eastern Ukraine
    More than 4,300 people have died in fighting in eastern Ukraine's “total breakdown of law and order,” the United Nations human rights agency reported Thursday. The Geneva-based U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights lamented...
  • Exclusive: U.S. increasing non-lethal military aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to increase non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine, including deliveries of the first Humvee vehicles, having decided for now not to provide weapons, U.S. officials said. The increase in non-lethal aid to...
  • Russia says North Korea ready for renewal of nuclear talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday North Korea was ready to resume stalled international talks on its nuclear program. North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations told Reuters in Geneva last month that it was...
  • Merkel's tough words for Putin

    Merkel's tough words for Putin
    Russian President Vladimir Putin bolted early from last weekend's world economic summit because, well, he had a long flight ahead to Moscow and he wanted to be fresh at work on Monday and you know how it is. Or maybe there was another reason for Putin's...
  • North Korea ready to resume six-party nuclear talks, Russia reports

    North Korea is ready to resume international talks on its nuclear programs and to work on restoring trade ties with South Korea, the Kremlin announced Thursday after meetings with a high-level official from Pyongyang. The proclamations appeared to be an...