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  • Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad

    Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad
    When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was a major boon to her difficult reelection campaign—placing her in a prominent position to aid her state’s oil and...
  • Ukraine deal reached; Russia agrees to de-escalate tensions

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration will hold off on new sanctions against Russia as part of a deal struck Thursday that calls for Moscow to stand down outlaw militias and take other steps to restore calm to volatile eastern Ukraine. The agreement,...
  • The long reach of Putinismo

    Tell me your Ukraine and I will tell you who you are. The Ukrainian crisis is a political Rorschach test, not just for individuals but also for states. What it reveals is not encouraging for the West. It turns out that Vladimir Putin has more admirers...
  • Ukraine talks yield an unexpected agreement

    Ukraine talks yield an unexpected agreement
    Diplomats from the East and West had an unexpected meeting of the minds Thursday and drafted a plan for tamping down hostilities in eastern Ukraine by disarming rogue gunmen and restoring government sites seized by pro-Russia militants to their...
  • PETROLEO-Brent cae tras comunicado de potencias que busca fin de violencia en Ucrania

    Por David Sheppard LONDRES (Reuters) - El crudo Brent cayó el jueves por debajo de los 110 dólares el barril luego de que Estados Unidos, Rusia, Ucrania y la Unión Europea pidieron en conjunto el fin de la violencia en Ucrania, mientras que el...
  • Russia agrees to 'de-escalation' plan for Ukraine at Geneva talks

    Russia staved off further Western sanctions over its support for separatist militants in eastern Ukraine by reaching an agreement with the top U.S., European and Ukrainian diplomats that aims to "de-escalate" tensions between the former Soviet republics...
  • Putin says annexation of Crimea partly a response to NATO enlargement

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Russia had been forced to respond to NATO enlargement and that its annexation of Crimea, home to its Black Sea Fleet, was partly influenced by the Western military alliance's expansion into...
  • Edward Snowden asks Putin on live TV: Does Russia spy on millions?

    MOSCOW -- Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who was granted asylum in Russia, made a surprise appearance at President Vladimir Putin's annual televised call-in session Thursday to ask whether the country conducts mass...
  • Ukraine local boss puts price on head of Russian 'saboteurs'

    KIEV (Reuters) - A billionaire regional governor in eastern Ukraine put a $10,000 bounty on the head of any Russian "saboteur" on Thursday and pledged a reward for the Ukrainian troops who shot protesters at their base overnight. Aides to banking and...
  • Kremlin says reports about Russian troops in Eastern Ukraine 'absurd'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said on Tuesday that there are no Russian military forces in eastern Ukraine and that any claims of their presence there are absurd. "This is an absurd assertion, there are no Russian troops...
  • U.S. to send Ukraine's military medical supplies, helmets

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it would send Ukraine's armed forces medical supplies, sleeping mats and other non-lethal aid, seeking to signal support for Kiev while stopping far short of adding any U.S. weaponry to a deepening...