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  • Ukraine wants to delay cutting tariffs on EU goods: Interfax

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's president has asked the European Union to consider allowing Kiev to delay a planned reduction in customs duty on EU exports coming into Ukraine under the terms of a new trade pact, Interfax Ukraine news agency reported on...
  • Russia threatens Ukraine with import tariffs from Nov

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will introduce import tariffs on Ukrainian goods as of Nov. 1 if Kiev proceeds with a trade pact with the European Union, local news agencies cited Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev as saying on Friday. Ukraine is set to...
  • Special Report: Moscow stifles dissent as soldiers return in coffins

    MOSCOW 2014 (Reuters) - Late last month Yelena Tumanova was handed the body of her son in a coffin at her home in Russia's Western Volga region. Anton Tumanov was 20 and a soldier serving in the Russian army in the North Caucasus region of Chechnya....
  • EU raises pressure on Moscow with tougher sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union tightened sanctions on Russia on Friday over its role in the Ukrainian conflict, restricting access to financing for top Russian banks, defense and energy firms and freezing the assets of senior politicians and...
  • Nuclear energy should be kept out of politics: Russia's Rosatom

    LONDON (Reuters) - Nuclear energy should be left out of any political decisions such as sanctions, an executive at Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom told Reuters on Thursday. A conflict between Russia and Ukraine following the ouster of Ukraine'...
  • Ukraine president says EU sanctions on Russia demonstrate solidarity

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said fresh European Union sanctions against Russia that took effect on Friday highlighted the level of European solidarity with his country in its confrontation with Moscow and pro-Russian separatists....
  • EU imposes new economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union put into effect on Friday a new round of sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine, including restrictions on financing for some Russian state-owned companies and asset freezes on leading Russian...
  • Putin holds key to Ukraine peace but keeps world guessing

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin took a break from his official duties to slip into a Russian Orthodox Church this week and light a candle for fighters killed in eastern Ukraine. "I left a candle for those who died defending people in...
  • In Ukraine, 'strength needs to meet strength'

    In Ukraine, 'strength needs to meet strength'
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Wednesday that Russia has withdrawn the bulk of its forces from Ukrainian territory. A shaky cease-fire appears to be holding. You might think, given Europe's extreme reluctance to anger its Russian trading...
  • New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday

    New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday
    European Union governments agreed on Thursday that new economic sanctions on Russia will take effect on Friday but held out the prospect of canceling some or all of them next month if they believe a peace plan is working. EU ambassadors agreed in...
  • Russia promises swift retaliatory measures to U.S. sanctions

    Russia promises swift retaliatory measures to U.S. sanctions
    Russia said on Friday it would respond quickly with retaliatory measures to the latest round of U.S. sanctions that it criticized as another "hostile step," pledging to support affected companies with state funds. The European Union and the United...