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  • Russia condemns new U.S. sanctions bill

    Russia's Foreign ministry said on Friday it was deeply disappointed U.S. President Barack Obama had signed into law a new bill on sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine crisis and said the bill was "anti-Russian by its nature". Obama said on...
  • Scandals leave cloud over memorable 2014

    A year which was supposed to showcase the virtues of modern sport was instead smeared by a series of scandals that exposed the ugly underbelly of the games people love. On the fields of play, the action in 2014 was at times breathtaking. A German team,...
  • Billion-dollar Sochi Games a sporting success

    The Sochi 2014 winter Olympics have gone down in history as the most expensive sports event ever organized with a staggering cost of more than $51 billion. The legacy left by Russia's first winter Games is one of gleaming purpose-built arenas with little...
  • EU leaders prepare for long confrontation with Russia

    European Union leaders warned Moscow they are ready to flex their combined muscle and "stay the course" in a long confrontation with Russia if President Vladimir Putin refuses to pull back from Ukraine. "We must go beyond being reactive and defensive. As...
  • European leaders warn against too much economic pain on Russia

    The European Union's unanimous resolve to punish Russia for its aggression in Ukraine appeared to be cracking as French, German, Austrian and Italian leaders voiced concern at an alliance summit of inflicting too much pain on Moscow as its economy...
  • In a kingdom of books, nation's librarian champions digital age

    WASHINGTON The setting was certainly regal: the ornamental hall of the Library of Congress' Beaux Arts-style Thomas Jefferson Building. So were the trappings: a band of trumpeters at each interior arch, with red herald banners hanging from their...
  • Why the West should squeeze Russia's economy

    Why the West should squeeze Russia's economy
    If you thought this week's calamitous run on the ruble and the ongoing Russian financial meltdown would chasten Russian President Vladimir Putin, well, you don't know Vlad. There he was in his Moscow news conference Thursday, in full bulldog scowl,...
  • Russia is a strategic problem for the EU: Tusk

    Russia's approach to Ukraine and to the European Union is a challenge to the 28-nation bloc, which does not make European leaders too optimistic, but rather realistic, the new president of the European Council, Donald Tusk, said on Thursday. "In fact...
  • EU cannot just be reactive in response to Russia: EU's Tusk

    The European Union's response to Moscow after Russia's annexation of Crimea cannot solely be driven by events, European Council President Donald Tusk said. "It is obvious we will not find a long-term perspective for Ukraine without an adequate,...
  • EU needs united approach to Russia for a solution to Ukraine conflict

    The European Union must be united in its approach toward Russia if it wants to find a solution to the conflict in Ukraine, the chairman of EU leaders Donald Tusk said on Thursday. "Obviously we won't find a satisfactory solution for Ukraine without a...
  • U.S.-based emerging market stock funds see $831 million outflows in week: Lipper

    Investors in U.S.-based funds pulled $831 million out of emerging market stock funds through the week ended Dec. 17, the third straight week of ouflows, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday. Emerging market debt funds saw outflows...