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  • U.S., EU impose new sanctions on Russia, Putin calls them a 'dead end'

    President Barack Obama imposed the biggest package of U.S. economic sanctions yet on Russia on Wednesday, hitting Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft and other energy, financial and defense firms, with what he called significant but targeted penalties....
  • Russia asks to help at Ukraine plane crash site

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia asked Kiev on Thursday for permission to help with rescue work in eastern Ukraine after a Malaysian passenger airliner was brought down there, the Emergencies Ministry said. "The Russian emergency services sent an official...
  • Biden offers U.S. help on Malaysia plane to Ukraine's Poroshenko

    WILMINGTON Del. (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke to Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday and offered U.S. assistance to help determine what happened to a crashed Malaysian plane on the Ukraine border, the White House said....
  • Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane; Moscow attacks sanctions

    Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane; Moscow attacks sanctions
    A Ukrainian official on Thursday accused Russian forces of shooting down one of his nation’s warplanes the day before near their shared border, raising tensions between the two nations as Ukrainian troops continued their campaign against pro-...
  • U.S. airlines agree to avoid airspace near Russia-Ukraine border: FAA

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. airlines have voluntarily agreed to avoid airspace near the Russia-Ukraine border, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday. The agency said it consulted U.S. airlines after learning of the crash of a Malaysia...
  • Relatives of passengers on downed Malaysian plane berate officials

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Dazed and disbelieving, relatives of passengers aboard the Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine gathered at the Kuala Lumpur airport early on Friday, demanding information about what happened and getting little response. The...
  • New U.S. sanctions hit top Russian firms; Kiev says Russia shoots down its jet

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Barack Obama imposed sanctions on some of Russia's biggest firms for the first time, striking at the heart of Vladimir Putin's powerbase by targeting companies closest to him over Moscow's failure to curb violence...
  • Putin blames airplane tragedy on Kiev's renewal of military campaign

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said Ukraine bore responsibility for the downing of a passenger plane in the country's east, saying it would not have happened if Kiev had not resumed a military campaign against separatists....
  • Proposed ban on Russian arms firm would hurt U.S. troops: general

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A day after President Barack Obama slapped sanctions on several Russian arms firms over the Ukraine conflict, a top U.S. general warned that a congressional bid to bar dealings with Moscow's main weapons exporter could be...
  • Malaysian PM demands swift justice if flight was shot down

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak demanded swift justice for those responsible if a Malaysian airliner that came down in Ukraine was found to have been shot down. Najib, reading out a statement at a news conference on Friday,...
  • Dutch foreign minister says responders must have "unhindered" access to crash site

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Emergency responders must be given "unhindered and safe" access to the site where a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying at least 154 Dutch citizens crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, the Dutch foreign minister said. "This is a...