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  • Russia bans Ukraine's soy, mulls ban on Greek fruit, U.S. poultry

    MOSCOW/ATHENS (Reuters) - Russia has banned soy imports from Ukraine and may impose restrictions on Greek fruits and U.S. poultry next week, Russian news agencies reported on Thursday, in what could be responses to new Western sanctions. Russia has...
  • 'Panic in a Suitcase' a vivid immigrant tale of two cities

    'Panic in a Suitcase' a vivid immigrant tale of two cities
    Jewish immigrants have provided a rich source of comedy — some of it dark — in American literature. Think Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth, Gary Shteyngart and, more recently, Anya Ulinich. Make way for a fresh female voice. Yelena Akhtiorskaya,...
  • EU adopts toughest Russian sanctions yet, targets five Russian banks

    EU adopts toughest Russian sanctions yet, targets five Russian banks
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has published a law that will curb arms sales to Russia and to cut off financing for five major Russian banks over Moscow's support for rebels in Ukraine. Russia has denounced the measures, agreed by the 28 EU...
  • Ukraine's parliament rejects prime minister's resignation

    A week after Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said he wanted to resign, the government offered a reply: You can’t. The Ukrainian parliament voted Thursday to keep Yatsenyuk as prime minister. The tally was 109-16 against Yatsenyuk’s...
  • Pictures in the News | July 29, 2104

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, some 15,000 Muslims gather at the Anaheim Convention Center to commemorate Eid al-Fitr, the end of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Gaza City, Gaza Strip: Men gather to pray outside the Ameen Mohammed mosque...
  • Standing up to Moscow [Editorial]

    Standing up to Moscow  [Editorial]
    After months of resisting U.S. calls for tougher economic sanctions against Russia in response to its support for separatist rebels in Ukraine, the major European powers agreed yesterday on a package of measures targeting Russia's financial, energy and...
  • Netherlands: new EU sanctions on Russia would have immediate effect

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans said on Tuesday that sanctions on Russian capital markets being considered by European Union member states in response to the Ukraine crisis would have a "far-reaching and immediate effect"....
  • Russia sanctions threaten to blow euro zone off course

    BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The knock to confidence from harsher European sanctions on Russia could spoil the euro zone's budding economic recovery even if it shrugs off the fallout on trade. Following months of hesitation, the European Union sealed a...
  • Putin may have passed point of no-return over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin risks becoming an international pariah over the Ukraine crisis but the Russian president is battening down the hatches for the gathering economic and political storm. The United States and the European Union saw the...
  • EU agrees economic sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union reached agreement on Tuesday on the bloc's first broad economic sanctions on Russia over its role in Ukraine, diplomats said, marking a new phase in the biggest confrontation between Moscow and the West since the...
  • U.S., European nations to levy coordinated sanctions on Russia

    U.S., European nations to levy coordinated sanctions on Russia
    President Obama and European leaders have agreed on a new, coordinated set of sanctions against Russia in response to Moscow’s continued role in supporting separatist fighters in neighboring Ukraine, a senior administration official said Monday....