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  • Tatar leader urges West to maintain sanctions over Crimea

    Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev on Thursday urged the West to maintain strong sanctions against Russia over last year's annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula to pressure the Russian "aggressors" to leave without using military force. Dzhemilev,...
  • Mother of 2 suspects in Nemtsov killing defends her sons

    The mother of two of the suspects in the slaying of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov said she is certain they didn't do it. Anzor and Shagid Gubashev are among five men, all ethnic Chechens, accused in the shooting death of Nemtsov on a bridge...
  • In Syria, diplomacy is failing but humanitarian aid must not

    At this point, the best solution to the staggeringly brutal but seemingly stalemated civil war in Syria is probably a diplomatic one. But with support for Syrian President Bashar Assad from China and, more reliably, Russia, diplomacy so far has failed. As...
  • Moldova bans Russian journalists, Crimea documentary

    Two Russian journalists planning to travel to Moldova to present a documentary on Crimea have been banned from the country for five years, authorities said Thursday. It was the latest move by Moldova authorities to limit the presence of Russians in the...
  • Putin urges billionaires to bring money back to Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged a gathering of billionaires and business leaders to bring money back to the country from offshore accounts, warning that funds kept abroad could be frozen. In an apparent reference to the possibility of...
  • U.S. hopes reward offers can help net foreign cyber criminals

    U.S. hopes reward offers can help net foreign cyber criminals
    The FBI considers Evgeniy Bogachev one of the world's most prolific and brilliant cyber criminals, slapping his photos — bald, beefy-faced and smiling faintly — on "Wanted" fliers posted online. The Russian would be an ideal target for...
  • UK military trainers in Ukraine for medical, tactical drills

    Around 30 British military personnel have arrived in Ukraine to provide medical and tactical training to the country's troops, officials said Thursday. Britain's defense ministry said it aims to boost Ukrainian armed forces' defensive capability in their...
  • Putin says Russia regained 'historic roots' in Crimea

    Putin says Russia regained 'historic roots' in Crimea
    Speaking to tens of thousands of cheering supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday described Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians there and regain the nation's...
  • Russia says drills prove ability to quickly deploy forces

    The Russian military has proven its capability to quickly deploy large forces to far-flung areas during massive war games that have spread from the nation's western border to the Pacific, the defense minister said Wednesday. The show of military might...
  • GM to shut Russian factory; Opel will stop selling there

    DETROIT General Motors will stop production at its St. Petersburg, Russia, factory by the middle of this year and halt production of Chevrolet cars through its joint venture with GAZ by the end of 2015. The company also will wind down its German-based...
  • Putin says Russia regained 'historic roots' in Crimea

    Speaking to tens of thousands of cheering supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday described Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians there and regain the nation's...