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  • 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...
  • Moscow accuses U.S. of 'kidnapping' accused Russian hacker

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of violating a bilateral treaty and "kidnapping" a Russian accused of hacking into U.S. retailers' computer systems to steal credit card data. The U.S. Department of Homeland...
  • Rachel Marsden: Humanitarianism can be an effective disguise for profiteering

    PARIS -- Billionaire Hungarian-American oligarch George Soros is an extremely concerned humanitarian who can be counted on to put his considerable bank balance where his concerns are. Lately, those concerns have included Ukraine and other former Soviet...
  • Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud charges

    Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud charges
    Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of kidnapping the 30-year-old son of a Moscow lawmaker after detaining him in the Maldives and flying him to Guam to face charges of trafficking in stolen credit card information. Russian...
  • Pro-Russia rebels bomb bridges to slow advance of Ukrainian troops

    Pro-Russia rebels chased from eastern Ukraine strongholds blew up three bridges leading to the regional capital of Donetsk on Monday in an apparent effort to thwart the further advance of a reinvigorated Ukrainian army. Government troops took four key...
  • Moscú acusa a Estados Unidos de "secuestrar" a un hacker ruso

    WASHINGTON/MOSCÚ (Reuters) - Rusia acusó el martes a Estados Unidos de violar un tratado bilateral y de "secuestrar" a un ruso acusado de hackear sistemas informáticos de minoristas estadounidenses para robar datos de las tarjetas de crédito. El...
  • Russian prosecutor seeks eight-year jail terms for two protest leaders

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian state prosecutor demanded eight-year prison sentences on Monday for two opposition leaders accused of organising mass riots against Vladimir Putin on the eve of his inauguration for a third term as president. Sergei Udaltsov,...
  • 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...
  • Friends and enemies in Syria

    Friends and enemies in Syria
    A Free Syrian Army sniper sits in a shooting position. Considered more moderate and secular than other rebel factions, the Free Syrian Army would be a part of an effort proposed by the Obama administration. The proposal includes a $500 million program...
  • Ex-Soviet minister and Georgia leader Shevardnadze dies

    TBILISI (Reuters) - Eduard Shevardnadze, who as Soviet foreign minister helped bring down the Berlin Wall and end the Cold War, died on Monday after a long illness. Shevardnadze, who was 86, went on to lead his native Georgia in the stormy early years...
  • Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine after Poroshenko ends cease-fire

    Ukrainian government forces targeted pro-Russia militants with artillery and air strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko said he wouldn't renew a cease-fire that was repeatedly violated during its 10 days in force. "Termination of the cease-...