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  • Belarus to host Ukraine-Russia talks

    MINSK (Reuters) - Belarus will host talks between Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE security and rights organisation on the crisis in eastern Ukraine, President Alexander Lukashenko's office said on Wednesday. It did not say when the talks would take place...
  • Ukraine economy shrinks faster as conflict takes its toll

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's economic decline has accelerated as fighting between the army and pro-Russian separatists in the east took a heavy toll on industry and other economic activity in the last three months. The national statistics office said on...
  • Will the new sanctions make Putin blink?

    Will the new sanctions make Putin blink?
    Will new billions of dollars, euros or rubles in economic losses get Russian President Vladimir Putin's attention? We may soon find out. President Barack Obama and leaders of the European Union on Tuesday finally got on the same page in their efforts to...
  • Russia increasing troops, moving towards Ukraine border

    PRISTINA (Reuters) - The number of Russian troops and weaponry along the border with Ukraine is increasing and is "well over 12,000", NATO military commander General Philip Breedlove said on Wednesday. "We watch the materials move from inside the central...
  • Some Ukrainian rebels vent frustration with Putin

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Western leaders may be Vladimir Putin's biggest critics over the conflict in east Ukraine but the Russian leader is also facing criticism from some of the rebels they accuse him of arming. The European Union and the United...
  • Russian assets rally, shrugging off Western sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian assets rallied on Wednesday, shrugging off a new round of Western economic sanctions on Moscow as investors deemed the punitive measures less severe than feared and analysts said their impact was already priced in. The European...
  • Moscow says 'short-sighted' sanctions to hit Russia's ties with West

    Moscow says 'short-sighted' sanctions to hit Russia's ties with West
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia criticized new sanctions as "destructive and short-sighted" on Wednesday, saying they would aggravate Moscow's ties with the West already at their lowest point since the end of the Cold War over the Ukraine crisis. Russia warned...
  • Escalation of U.S., EU sanctions on Russia 'unavoidable'

    Escalation of U.S., EU sanctions on Russia 'unavoidable'
    The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defense sectors in the strongest international action yet over Moscow's support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. The measures...
  • U.S. expands economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    U.S. expands economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    President Barack Obama escalated U.S. economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday for its aggression against Ukraine but dismissed suggestions the growing chill in U.S.-Russian relations marked the start of a new Cold War. The United States and the...
  • Investigation: Where Ukraine's separatists get their weapons

    Investigation: Where Ukraine's separatists get their weapons
    On the last day of May, a surface-to-air rocket was signed out of a military base near Moscow where it had been stored for more than 20 years. According to the ornate Cyrillic handwriting in the weapon's Russian Defence Ministry logbook, seen by...
  • Russia accuses Ukrainian troops of gunfire across border

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia repeated accusations on Tuesday that Kiev's forces had fired across the border from eastern Ukraine into Russian territory with assault rifles and grenade launchers. "We officially demand Kiev stop firing at the sovereign...