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  • Rouble decline to continue for two years: Russian ex-minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's rouble, which has fallen almost 30 percent against the dollar this year, will continue to decline over the next two years, Interfax news agency quoted former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin as saying on Saturday. The rouble...
  • Biden voices support for Ukraine, denounces Russia's Putin

    By Alessandra Prentice KIEV (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned Russia's behaviour in Ukraine as "unacceptable" and said Moscow should abide by a September peace deal and pull its military forces out of the country. Addressing...
  • Biden tells Russia that U.S. will never accept Crimea annexation

    Vice President Joe Biden told the Kremlin during a visit Friday to Ukraine that the United States will never recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea and warned Moscow that it faces greater isolation if it continues its "provocative action." Biden was in...
  • 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...
  • Ex-finance minister warns Putin against populism, conservatism

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin warned President Vladimir Putin on Friday that "excessive conservatism" could restrict economic and political freedoms and said populist policies would weaken Russia. Kudrin, a liberal economist...
  • Ukraine president heckled by relatives of Maidan dead

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was shouted down by angry relatives of 100 protesters killed in Kiev's "Euromaidan" revolution at a ceremony on Friday to pay tribute to the victims. The relatives, frustrated by Poroshenko's...
  • Trudy Rubin: The invasion that dare not say its name

    It's time for President Obama to start using the I-word when referring to Russia's assault on Ukraine. I mean invasion. The world is witnessing a Russian invasion of a neighboring country, something that hasn't happened since the fall of the Soviet Union...
  • 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...