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  • Germany's Steinmeier to meet Putin in Moscow after Kiev talks: TV

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will meet President Vladimir Putin later on Tuesday, according to German television, after he held talks this morning in Kiev then went on to Moscow to meet his Russian counterpart...
  • The Kremlin allies behind the RD-180 rocket engine

    MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - He has money, media power and the ear of President Vladimir Putin. Such is his influence that some observers have described Yuri Kovalchuk as the Rupert Murdoch of Russia. Kovalchuk is one of an elite group close to Putin...
  • Special Report: In Pentagon deal with Russians, big profit for tiny Florida firm

    ATLANTA/MOSCOW (Reuters) - For months, a powerful U.S. senator has been pushing for details of a murky deal under which a Russian manufacturer supplies the rocket engines used to launch America's spy satellites into space. At issue: how much the U.S. Air...
  • German sees no optimism on Ukraine after talks in Moscow, Kiev

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister saw "no reason for optimism" after talks on Tuesday in Moscow and Kiev on the Ukraine conflict that has claimed more than 4,000 lives and caused a deep rift between Russia and the West. Violence is...
  • As forces amass, German diplomat tries to head off Russia-Ukraine war

    Germany's foreign minister shuttled between Kiev and Moscow on Tuesday in an effort to avert all-out war between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. NATO's new chief, meanwhile, warned of a "serious military buildup" by Russia...
  • Rachel Marsden: Will Obama finish as a statesman or a politician?

    PARIS -- U.S. President Barack Obama was elected in 2008 as a politician, and he's on pace to finish his presidency as one, rather than as the statesman many presumed he would become. As it currently stands, his accomplishments aren't likely to remain...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION JERUSALEM Israel vowed a harsh response after two Palestinian attackers slashed and shot to death four rabbis who were praying in a Jerusalem synagogue early Tuesday an attack that horrified Israelis, drew international condemnation and...
  • Australian balance-of-power political party mired in internal dispute

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The political party headed by Australian mining magnate Clive Palmer, which holds the balance of power in parliament, is in danger of imploding thanks to a public spat among its lawmakers. Palmer said on Wednesday that outspoken...
  • Ukraine wants talks with Russia but with US participation

    KIEV Ukraine on Tuesday suggested fresh talks with Russia over the bloody conflict with separatists, but insisted that the United States should participate. "We invite the Russian Federation to hold serious negotiations on neutral territory," Prime...
  • Fred Hiatt: As Putin keeps advancing, U.S. keeps rationalizing

    Fred Hiatt: As Putin keeps advancing, U.S. keeps rationalizing
    If someone had told you last fall that Russia would soon invade a neighboring country, annex part of it and occupy another chunk, you might have been skeptical. You certainly would not have believed that, in the face of this shattering of the accepted...
  • Russia sees no chance of breakthrough on Ukraine in German minister's visit

    KIEV (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister said he would assess the chances of making progress to end the crisis in Ukraine during talks in Moscow on Tuesday but Russia said it saw no chance of a breakthrough. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier'...