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  • NATO countries have begun arms deliveries to Ukraine: defense minister

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's defense minister said on Sunday that NATO countries were delivering weapons to his country to equip it to fight pro-Russian separatists and "stop" Russian President Vladimir Putin. Valery Heletey told a news conference he had...
  • German business lobby group calls EU sanctions a mistake

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's new economic sanctions against Russia are a "mistake" because they were imposed just as a week-old ceasefire was bringing calm to the embattled east of Ukraine, the leader of a German business lobby group was quoted...
  • Fresh sanctions will freeze big foreign oil projects in Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Fresh U.S. and EU sanctions imposed on Moscow will bring an abrupt halt to exploration of Russia's huge Arctic and shale oil reserves and complicate financing of existing Russian projects from the Caspian Sea to Iraq and Ghana. On...
  • World waits for white smoke from U.S. Fed

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve may give clearer hints on when it will hike the cost of borrowing in the United States in the coming week, as struggling Europe braces for a tight vote in Scotland on whether to leave the United Kingdom....
  • Tough time to sell Ukraine president's 'mouthwatering' candy empire

    LONDON (Reuters) - A chance to buy the candy empire of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is the kind of opportunity in a fast-growing market that would normally have multinational confectioners - like Nestle or Cadbury's parent Mondelez - drooling at...
  • Ukraine's threat to shun Russian telecoms hard to fulfill

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Russian mobile firms face being squeezed out of Ukraine after Kiev signaled it would favor European companies in future airwave auctions to curb Moscow's influence in the country. It's the latest move in a concerted effort by...
  • Playing Russian roulette with airline seats

    In my nightmare, I am squeezed into an airline seat. In the seat right in front of me is Vladimir Putin. The airline seat is, of course, an appropriate setting for the modern American nightmare. The old simile of sardines in a can is no longer...
  • Animator Signe Baumane Toons Into Adult Themes With 'Rocks in My Pockets'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The imaginative and highly personal animated memoir "Rocks in My Pockets" marks a strong feature debut for Latvia-born, New York-based animator Signe Baumane, an idiosyncratic talent who dubs her four-year labor of love "a...
  • Sarah Palin for president!

    Sarah Palin for president!
    It's official. I hereby nominate Sarah Palin to be the next president of the United States of America and also Alaska. And why, you ask, have I suddenly thrown my influential support behind this half-term governor and failed vice presidential candidate?...
  • Russia threatens Ukraine with import tariffs from Nov

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will introduce import tariffs on Ukrainian goods as of Nov. 1 if Kiev proceeds with a trade pact with the European Union, local news agencies cited Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev as saying on Friday. Ukraine is set to...
  • Russia's Rostec sees little impact of sanctions on arms exports

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - State-owned Rostec said on Friday new European Union sanctions would have little impact on the Russian conglomerate's arms exports or on its chief executive, an ally of President Vladimir Putin. Rostec owns companies including...