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  • Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson an Eagle Scout to the core

    Dressed in a blazer and gray slacks, Eagle Scout Rex Tillerson better known as the CEO of Exxon Mobil approached the podium during a national meeting of the Boy Scouts of America at a Texas hotel last year. The organization's delegates had just voted...
  • Citing Ukraine tension, EU seeks more time for Opal gas pipeline decision

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU authorities, citing tension in Ukraine, have asked for a delay until at least the end of October on whether to allow Russia greater access to the Opal natural gas pipeline in northeastern Germany, a letter seen by Reuters shows....
  • Russia considers Rosneft request for help from state fund

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Sanctions-hit oil company Rosneft will be able to apply for money from a state wealth fund, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said on Tuesday, adding that the government had "on the whole" approved the company's investment...
  • Russia says weapons from NATO states would abet war crimes in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Parliamentary Speaker Sergei Naryshkin said on Tuesday any deliveries of weapons from NATO countries to Kiev would be abetting war crimes being committed in eastern Ukraine. Earlier this month, a senior Ukrainian official...
  • Ukraine cease-fire in peril; Merkel urges Putin to respect it

    Six civilians and an unknown number of fighters were killed in artillery barrages in violation of a 10-day-old cease-fire in Ukraine, spokesmen for both government and pro-Russia separatist forces said Monday in accusing each other of waging the attacks....
  • Pussy Riot says found supporters, autograph-seekers in Russian prisons

    By Scott Malone CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept 15 (Reuters) - Two members of Russia's Pussy Riot protest group found supporters of their opposition to President Vladimir Putin during their almost two years in prison, even fielding autograph requests from guards,...
  • Fresh shelling in Ukraine's Donetsk puts ceasefire under more strain

    KIEV (Reuters) - Fighting broke out again in Ukraine's rebel-held city of Donetsk on Monday as President Petro Poroshenko prepared to unveil a risky plan to give the separatist-minded east "special status" in a bid to end a conflict that has killed over...
  • Putin, Merkel stress maintenance of Ukraine ceasefire: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the importance of maintaining the ceasefire in Ukraine in a phone conversation on Monday, the Kremlin said in a statement. "The development of the...
  • Russia Box Office Grows 13% in 2013, Study Finds

    Russia's box office grew 13% last year to $1.3 billion as the number of screens in the country expanded by 12.2%, according to a new study by IHS and Nevafilm. Box office receipts topped $1.3 billion last year, making Russia the ninth biggest market...
  • Business leaders propose Ukraine steer course between West, Moscow

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Ukraine should seek special trade deals with Russia as well as the European Union and consider military non-alignment to help stabilize its economy and secure peace, top business leaders convened by the World Economic Forum said on...
  • America's still ready to lead

    America's still ready to lead
    It's a reality of our age that this nation is not free to tune out the world's problems and just focus on matters inside our borders. There are destabilizing forces of all kinds out there. Many are a legacy of 9/11. Others stem from the Cold War's end...