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  • Russia plans long-range bomber flights near North American waters

    Russia plans long-range bomber flights near North American waters
    Russia said on Wednesday it planned to send long-range bombers on flight patrols over North American waters, including the Gulf of Mexico, but the Pentagon played down Moscow's mission as routine training in international airspace. The announcement by...
  • Rosneft head asks Putin to drop oil tax change plan: paper

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Igor Sechin, head of Russia's biggest oil producer Rosneft , has asked President Vladimir Putin to scrap planned changes to the country's oil tax regime, business daily Kommersant reported on Tuesday. The changes, known as the "tax...
  • Russian central bank to limit ruble liquidity via FX swaps

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian central bank said on Tuesday it was limiting banking sector ruble liquidity by temporarily cutting the size of its foreign exchange swap operations to the equivalent of $2 billion a day. The limit applies to operations...
  • 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....
  • Obama, Putin exchange little more than pleasantries in China

    President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin came to agreement on Tuesday – that the soaring cloisonne ceilings and elaborately carved teak wood at the Yanqi Lake conference center here were really quite nice. “It’s beautiful,...
  • Putin's belligerence today has its roots in the fall of the Berlin Wall

    Putin's belligerence today has its roots in the fall of the Berlin Wall
    To those old enough to remember the frostiest days of the Cold War, today's headlines and images seem very familiar. Military troops under the control of Moscow cross borders with impunity. Heads of NATO states struggle to generate an effective response....
  • Russia, China ink framework deal on second major gas supply deal

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Russia and China signed a framework agreement on Sunday for a new gas deal, just months after the two sides sealed a long-awaited supply agreement worth up to $400 billion, part of President Vladimir Putin's strategy to bolster ties...
  • Putin says China, Russia to settle more trade in yuan

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Russia and China intend to increase the amount of trade settled in the yuan, President Vladimir Putin said on Monday in remarks that would be welcomed by Chinese authorities who want the currency to be used more widely around the...
  • Putin says 'hopeful' bets against ruble will stop

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he is hopeful that speculation against the ruble would stop soon and that there is no fundamental economic reason for the currency's slide. The ruble has slumped nearly 30 percent...
  • U.S. is short-sighted in Egypt

    U.S. is short-sighted in Egypt
    Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi celebrated his recent return from the U.S. by imprisoning prominent opposition blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah for participating in a peaceful demonstration. Historically, Washington's renewed pledges of massive military aid have...
  • Trudy Rubin: Democracy after the fall of the Berlin Wall

    The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is a good time to reflect on the dimming regard for democratic government at home and abroad. Nov. 9, 1989, the day that East Berliners scaled the wall and embraced their fellow Germans from the West,...