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  • Will the new sanctions make Putin blink?

    Will the new sanctions make Putin blink?
    Will new billions of dollars, euros or rubles in economic losses get Russian President Vladimir Putin's attention? We may soon find out. President Barack Obama and leaders of the European Union on Tuesday finally got on the same page in their efforts to...
  • U.S. expands economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    U.S. expands economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    President Barack Obama escalated U.S. economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday for its aggression against Ukraine but dismissed suggestions the growing chill in U.S.-Russian relations marked the start of a new Cold War. The United States and the...
  • Investigation: Where Ukraine's separatists get their weapons

    Investigation: Where Ukraine's separatists get their weapons
    On the last day of May, a surface-to-air rocket was signed out of a military base near Moscow where it had been stored for more than 20 years. According to the ornate Cyrillic handwriting in the weapon's Russian Defence Ministry logbook, seen by...
  • Russia accuses Ukrainian troops of gunfire across border

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia repeated accusations on Tuesday that Kiev's forces had fired across the border from eastern Ukraine into Russian territory with assault rifles and grenade launchers. "We officially demand Kiev stop firing at the sovereign...
  • U.S. should stay out of Ukraine [Letter]

    U.S. should stay out of Ukraine [Letter]
    President Barack Obama is right to refrain from action against Russia ("The Obama doctrine under fire," July 25). After years of war, the U.S. has learned its lesson: don't mess with a hornet's nest thousands of miles away. Putting boots on the ground...
  • Not lovin' it in Russia: McDonald's, Wendy's in Kremlin's cross hairs

    Not lovin' it in Russia: McDonald's, Wendy's in Kremlin's cross hairs
    Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with McDonald's fast-food offerings under the political microscope for alleged impurities and Wendy's driven out of Russia altogether by deteriorating...
  • 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...
  • East Ukraine rebels deny threat to ban OSCE from crash site

    KIEV (Reuters) - Rebels in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday denied they had threatened to ban the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) from the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17. The self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" (DNR)...