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  • U.S. diplomat criticizes PM Orban's Russia policies

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary should back European Union sanctions against Russia and not talk about granting autonomy for ethnic Hungarians living in Ukraine at this time of instability, an American diplomat said in Budapest on Friday. U.S. Chargé d'...
  • Putin lashes out at U.S. as warmonger that has 'deformed' world order

    Russian President Vladimir Putin lashed out at the United States on Friday, accusing Washington of provoking armed conflicts and undermining global security in a quest to lord its power over the rest of the world. In a 40-minute speech that mixed...
  • 'Viktor' a hackneyed avenging-dad action flick

    'Viktor' a hackneyed avenging-dad action flick
    The faux-noir potboiler "Viktor" is such a hackneyed jumble it could put an end to avenging-dads thrillers as we know them. That is, if anyone were to take it seriously. But really, how can you? Watching the film's corpulent, 65-year-old star, Gérard...
  • In Russia, a petty Putin pins a target on McDonald's

    In January 1990, when the dreary and declining Soviet Union under Mikhail Gorbachev was opening to the world, McDonald's arrived as a symbol of American prosperity and freedom. Long lines of Russians, used to stores with empty shelves, were stunned by the...
  • Putin urged to act against racism in Russian soccer

    LONDON (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin must demand an end to the racism plaguing Russian soccer and the country should stop denying it has a problem, the executive director of Football Against Racism in Europe told Reuters on Wednesday. Piara Power,...
  • Ukraine says it has never used cluster bombs in fight with separatists

    Ukraine says it has never used cluster bombs in fight with separatists
    Ukrainian armed forces have never used prohibited weapons such as cluster bombs in their fight against pro-Russia separatists, a military spokesman insisted Tuesday after a rights group reported that it had documented a dozen instances in which the...
  • Report says U.S. may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talks

    The Obama administration has sweetened its offer to Iran in ongoing nuclear negotiations, saying it might accept Tehran operating 4,000 centrifuges, up from the previous 1,300, according to a semiofficial Iranian news agency. The Mehr news agency also...
  • Swedish military continue search over alleged mystery submarine

    STOCKHOLM Swedish navy vessels, as well as helicopters, other aircraft and army units, continued searching on Tuesday for a suspected foreign submarine among islands off the capital, Stockholm. Sweden's Supreme Commander Sverker Goransson said on Tuesday...
  • How a timid West let Russia regroup

    How a timid West let Russia regroup
    Looking back over the past quarter-century, it isn't easy to name a Western policy that can truly be described as a success. The impact of Western development aid is debatable. Western interventions in the Middle East have been disastrous. But one...
  • U.S. to scrap trade deal on Russian steel duties

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Commerce will terminate a 15-year-old deal sheltering Russian flat-rolled steel producers from high import duties, it said in a letter to Russian authorities. In the letter published on Monday, the United...
  • Criminal probe ordered in Russian crash that killed Total CEO

    Russian investigators have opened a criminal probe into the fiery crash that killed Total SA chief executive Christophe de Margerie and the three French crewmen piloting his private jet out of a Moscow airport, officials announced on Tuesday. A...