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  • Majority of Russians say Western sanctions will help economy: poll

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - More than half of Russians believe their economy will benefit from Western economic sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis and from the countermeasures adopted by Moscow, according to an opinion poll published on Thursday. Western...
  • Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit
    A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine....
  • Italy and France make plea for growth as EU-Asia leaders meet

    MILAN (Reuters) - Europe's priority must be to stimulate economic growth, Italy and France said on Thursday, putting themselves at odds again with Germany, which is demanding deficit rigor. With signs of a global slowdown rattling investors and prompting...
  • Merkel says Milan talks with Putin would include gas, ceasefire

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that planned talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at this week's EU-Asia summit in Milan would include a range of issues related to Ukraine from the gas dispute to the ceasefire...
  • Putin to meet Ukraine, EU leaders in Milan on Friday: Italy PM's office

    ROME (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet the leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France, Britain and Italy along with European Union officials on Friday during an EU-Asia summit in Milan, the Italian prime minister's office said on Wednesday....
  • Putin, Poroshenko to discuss gas deal, peace moves in Italy

    Putin, Poroshenko to discuss gas deal, peace moves in Italy
    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko will look for ways to settle a dispute over natural gas supplies and end months of conflict in east Ukraine at talks in Italy this week. The meeting in...
  • Putin warns U.S. spat over Ukraine threatens global stability

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin warned Washington that a spat between nuclear powers over the Ukraine crisis could threaten global stability and said in remarks published on Wednesday that Russia would not be "blackmailed" by sanctions....
  • Putin says gas transit to Europe via Ukraine still problematic

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian natural gas transit through Ukraine to Europe is still problematic and alternative supply routes, such as the planned South Stream pipeline, should be used to solve the issue, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview....
  • Ukraine president names national guard chief as defense minister

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday named the fourth defense minister to the head of the nation's beleaguered military in eight months and warned troops to expect to spend the winter on the front lines battling Russia-backed separatists. A...
  • Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions

    Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions
    A drop in global oil prices, driven in part by a boom in U.S. shale oil production, is threatening to hit the economies of energy-exporting Russia and Iran harder than Western economic sanctions have done. Prices have fallen about 20% on world markets...
  • Ukraine's parliament approves president's choice for defense minister

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday approved National Guard chief Stepan Poltorak as defense minister following his nomination by President Petro Poroshenko. Poltorak, 49, a colonel-general, replaces Valery Heletey who faced criticism for...