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  • Obama administration adds Crimean leaders, gas company to blacklist

    Obama administration adds Crimean leaders, gas company to blacklist
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Friday sanctioned six Crimean leaders, a former lawmaker from Ukraine and a natural gas company as it tried to ramp up pressure on Russia to de-escalate tensions over control of Ukraine. The Treasury...
  • Hints of possible deal on Ukraine gas emerge at G20

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Behind statements that Russia will not budge in demanding Ukraine repay its debts for its natural gas deliveries, hints emerged at a meeting of G20 finance chiefs this week that a deal in which Moscow eases its stance might be in...
  • Putin says EU must save Ukraine from default

    MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin complained Friday that Ukraine was not paying for gas it received from Russia and called for joint talks with the European Union to save Kiev from default. Ukraine's gas payment arrears were "absolutely...
  • Russia says Germany, others willing to help with Ukraine's gas crisis

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia's finance minister said on Friday that his German counterpart, Wolfgang Schaeuble, and other ministers from the Group of 20 leading nations have expressed willingness to help resolve Ukraine's gas crisis. Schaeuble met on...
  • Russia denies it wants to take more Ukrainian territory

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday Russia did not want to take over more Ukrainian territory but repeated a call for Kiev to grant more powers to regional authorities, RIA news agency reported. The West has accuses Russia of...
  • Crimea's parliament adopts Kremlin-backed constitution

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea (Reuters) - Crimean lawmakers adopted a new constitution on Friday, taking another step to cement the region's absorption into Russia despite strong objections from the Muslim Tatar minority. Pro-Moscow legislators are eager to...
  • IMF says Ukraine's debt is sustainable; Fund can lend to Kiev

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund is able to lend to Ukraine because the country's debt is sustainable, the head of the IMF's European department, Reza Moghadam, said on Friday. "Debt in Ukraine is sustainable," Reza Moghadam said in...
  • Putin says Russia to honor gas deals with Europe

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia would fulfill its obligations to European gas clients and had no plans to halt deliveries to Ukraine although Moscow could make Kiev pay in advance for deliveries. Putin's remarks...
  • Russia says U.S. should convince Ukraine government not to use force

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to use Washington's influence to convince Ukraine's government to refrain from using force against protesters in eastern and southern regions of...
  • Russia will not extradite 'legitimate president' Yanukovich to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow will not extradite Viktor Yanukovich to Ukraine, Russia's chief prosecutor said on Friday, calling the ousted leader Ukraine's "fully fledged, legitimate president", Interfax news agency reported. Ukraine's new authorities...
  • NATO chief calls on Russian troops to withdraw from Ukraine border

    SOFIA (Reuters) - Russia must withdraw its troops from the Ukrainian border and enter into sincere dialogue with the West, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on a visit to NATO-member Bulgaria on Friday. NATO presented satellite...