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  • Moscow says it wants to prevent renewed fighting in Ukraine

    KIEV Russia on Thursday again denied accusations that it is sending troops and heavy weapons to separatist militias in eastern Ukraine, even as the government in Kiev and international observers reported fresh evidence of a military build-up. "Neither...
  • Russia resuming Cold War-era bomber flights close to U.S. shores

    In response to NATO's "anti-Russia inclinations," the Kremlin will resume its Cold War-era practice of sending long-range bombers to patrol the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific, Russia's defense minister announced Wednesday. The flights, which...
  • Putin blames Ukraine for obstructing MH17 inquiry

    Putin blames Ukraine for obstructing MH17 inquiry
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday accused Ukraine's government of interfering with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in July that killed 298 people. Independent investigators have had little access to the wreckage...
  • Russians start to feel the pinch as economy struggles

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Alexander Shalin rides a bike to work, shops in local grocery stores and doesn't worry too much about fashion. The 37-year-old manager should be recession-proof, but even he is feeling the pinch from Russia's slowing economy. To escape...
  • NATO reports sighting Russian tanks moving into Ukraine

    KIEV NATO said Wednesday that it has sighted Russian troops and heavy weapons entering Ukraine, while the government in Kiev said that it was again preparing for war in the country's east. NATO reported seeing columns of Russian tanks, artillery and...
  • Ruble's slide resumes, testing Putin's words and central bank's firepower

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The ruble resumed its dramatic slide on Tuesday, a day after the Russian central bank floated the currency that has been driven sharply lower by falling oil prices and economic sanctions imposed over Russia's policy in Ukraine....
  • Russian central bank cuts growth forecasts, sees sanctions until 2017

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia faces the prospect of three more years of sanctions and stagnation, the central bank said on Monday, honing its tactics to defend the rouble from the fallout of President Vladimir Putin's Ukraine policies and dependence on oil...
  • Ukraine separatist leaders plot strategy with Russian lawmakers

    Ukraine separatist leaders plot strategy with Russian lawmakers
    Leaders of the separatist regions of eastern Ukraine met with Russian lawmakers in Moscow on Monday to plot strategy for closer relations following elections earlier this month that they claim have empowered them to steer their territory out from under...
  • Ukraine central bank to tighten currency rules to support hryvnia: Gontareva

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's central bank chief Valeriia Gontareva said on Sunday the bank would implement tougher administrative measures to defend the faltering hryvnia if needed, rather than drawing further on its severely depleted foreign currency...
  • Toll soars as Ukraine-Russia fight resumes; more MH-17 remains found

    Toll soars as Ukraine-Russia fight resumes; more MH-17 remains found
    Ukrainian authorities claimed Friday that government forces killed as many as 200 pro-Russia gunmen in the previous 24 hours and that Moscow had sent in an armored column including 32 tanks and 30 truckloads of fighters. The reported fatalities, which...
  • Trudy Rubin: Lessons for Washington pols

    As we debate how Tuesday's election results will affect government gridlock, I can't help thinking about two other elections, held last week, in tiny Tunisia and embattled Ukraine. They offer insights to Americans fed up with paralysis in Washington...