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  • Merkel's tough words for Putin

    Merkel's tough words for Putin
    Russian President Vladimir Putin bolted early from last weekend's world economic summit because, well, he had a long flight ahead to Moscow and he wanted to be fresh at work on Monday and you know how it is. Or maybe there was another reason for Putin's...
  • North Korea ready to resume six-party nuclear talks, Russia reports

    North Korea is ready to resume international talks on its nuclear programs and to work on restoring trade ties with South Korea, the Kremlin announced Thursday after meetings with a high-level official from Pyongyang. The proclamations appeared to be an...
  • Cuban nostalgia for Russian products

    MIAMI There are many things Cubans who fled the island prefer to forget, but not all memories have a bitter taste. For those who grew up during the 1970s and '80s, childhood memories sometimes trigger cravings for carne rusa Russian beef packed into a...
  • McDonald's Moscow restaurant reopens after shutdown

    McDonald's Moscow restaurant reopens after shutdown
    McDonald's first and largest restaurant in Russia reopened after local officials closed the location for three months, an optimistic sign for a company trying to return to business as usual in the country. The outlet, in Moscow's Pushkin Square, resumed...
  • Top official says U.S. should consider giving weapons to Ukraine

    Top official says U.S. should consider giving weapons to Ukraine
    President Barack Obama's choice to fill the number two spot at the State Department, Anthony Blinken, spoke favorably on Wednesday about the possibility of providing weapons to Ukraine, which is grappling with pro-Russian separatists. Testifying at a...
  • Obama remains high-handed -- and wrong -- about Ukraine

    PARIS -- For a man who had taken a stunning electoral blow two weeks earlier, Barack Obama completed his Asian trip with an air of unperturbed leadership of the world -- whatever the Republicans at home thought about who was in charge of what now will...
  • In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life

    In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life
    Growing up in the Soviet Union, Emilia Tynes-Mensah did the same things other children did. She read the classics of literary master Alexander Pushkin, listened to the symphonies of Peter Tchaikovsky and heard the propaganda that life here was better than...
  • Europe, facing multiple threats, still isn't spending on defense

    BERLIN A column of Russian tanks and artillery weapons rolled toward Donetsk in Ukraine recently, the latest move in a proxy war that's seen Crimea and much of the country's Donbas region pass from government control. At the same time, fighting was...
  • McDonald's restaurant in Moscow due to reopen

    McDonald's restaurant in Moscow due to reopen
    Bloomberg News is reporting:  McDonald's largest restaurant in Russia is reopening after being shuttered for three months. The restaurant in Moscow's Pushkin Square is set to open today, according to a spokeswoman for Oakbrook-based McDonald's. The...
  • S&P sounds warning on Chinese property sector, Russian banks

    LONDON (Reuters) - Credit rating agency Standard and Poor's said on Wednesday that China's over-priced and over-supplied property market and capital-starved Russian banks were likely to face further downgrades in the coming years. In two new emerging...
  • As forces amass, German diplomat tries to head off Russia-Ukraine war

    Germany's foreign minister shuttled between Kiev and Moscow on Tuesday in an effort to avert all-out war between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. NATO's new chief, meanwhile, warned of a "serious military buildup" by Russia...