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  • Ukraine accuses Russia of abducting woman army officer

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine accused Russia on Wednesday of abducting a woman army officer captured by separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine and demanded she be released and returned home. Nadezhda Savchenko, 33, was seized by pro-Russian rebels in June...
  • Putin says Russia not seeking international isolation

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia, facing the threat of new sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, wanted to avoid international isolation but would strongly defend its national interests. "We will never pursue...
  • Russia gives green light for next U.S. ambassador

    Russia gives green light for next U.S. ambassador
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has given the green light for career diplomat John Tefft to be appointed U.S. ambassador to Moscow, an aide to President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. Russian officials say privately that Tefft, a former ambassador to...
  • Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov Denied Bail By Russian Court

    Despite calls for his release by Pedro Almodovar, Ken Loach and Mike Leigh, imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov ("Gamer") has been denied bail at a Russian court hearing. He will now remain in prison until his trial on October 11. Sentsov was...
  • Ukrainian troops, pro-Russia rebels regroup for fight over Donetsk

    Ukraine's new defense minister said Tuesday that peace talks will occur only after the pro-Russia rebels holed up in the eastern cities of Donetsk and Luhansk completely disarm. "There will be no more unilateral cease-fire," Defense Minister Valery...
  • After Slaviansk's fall, splits open in Ukraine rebel ranks

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Allies compare him to the general who forced Napoleon's armies out of Russia and support him in his role as the pro-Moscow separatists' defense chief in eastern Ukraine, but for some rebel leaders Igor Girkin's orders carry...
  • IMF package for Ukraine 'not enough', minister says

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine's deputy prime minister told international donors on Tuesday that a $17 billion International Monetary Fund bailout was "not enough" because of "unprecedented Russian-inspired aggression". Vice Prime Minister Volodymyr...
  • Rebel leader threatens offensive action in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) - A separatist leader in eastern Ukraine warned Kiev that pro-Russian rebels would take the offensive again after regrouping forces in the region's biggest industrial hub of Donetsk. "We're not preparing ourselves for a siege, we're...
  • Putin says Russia must boost arms exports: RIA news agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia should boost its arms exports to help the industry upgrade and add more high-end jobs to the labor market, President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying on Monday. Russia is the focus of military tensions with the West over...
  • Russia demands EU response to deaths of civilians in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry called on Monday for an "adequate response" from the European Union to the deaths of civilians during heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine. "It makes no sense to again and again demand a halt to the shelling of...
  • Europe should accept more Syrian refugees, official says

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A top European Union official appealed to the EU's 28 member states on Monday to step up their efforts to resettle Syrian refugees, saying Europe must offer a legal alternative to migrants who risk their life to reach the continent by...