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  • Russia hints at flight ban in response to new sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia signalled on Monday it might ban Western airlines from flying over its territory as part of an "asymmetrical" response to new European Union sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. Blaming the West for damaging the Russian economy...
  • Trudy Rubin: If Putin's actions in Ukraine aren't an invasion, then what is?

    In 1949, George Orwell published "Nineteen Eighty-Four," his famous portrait of a totalitarian regime whose "Ministry of Truth" spews rank propaganda called "Newspeak" that turns historical facts on their head. Newspeak has been alive and well these past...
  • Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko speak on peaceful resolution to Ukraine violence

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko by telephone about a peaceful resolution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine, where government troops are fighting pro-Russian rebels, the Kremlin said on...
  • Obama spouts lame refrain as Putin bullies Ukraine

    Obama spouts lame refrain as Putin bullies Ukraine
    At his first press briefing after the beheading of American James Foley, President Barack Obama stunned the assembled when he admitted that he had no strategy in Syria for confronting the Islamic State. Yet it was not nearly the most egregious, or...
  • Rusia y EEUU sostendrán conversaciones sobre acuerdo de armas de 1987

    MOSCÚ (Reuters) - Funcionarios rusos y estadounidenses se reunirán en Moscú el jueves para discutir un tratado de control de armas de 1987, cuyo futuro podría estar en duda. Washington y Moscú han cuestionado mutuamente su compromiso con el tratado de...
  • Democracy does not always work

    What a world we live in, and what a world we make for ourselves. We rail against Russian President Vladimir Putin for invading Ukraine, but it's perfectly OK for us to drop bombs on Somalia, Syria and Iraq. Let me guess: Our actions are unimpeachable...
  • Putin trying to destroy Ukraine, says its PM

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's prime minister said on Saturday Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to destroy Ukraine as an independent country and said only NATO could defend the ex-Soviet republic from external aggression. Kiev and its Western backers...
  • Putin says considering retaliation against 'strange' Western sanctions

    DUSHANBE (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Friday new Western sanctions against Russia looked "a bit strange" given his backing of peace efforts in eastern Ukraine, and warned he was considering taking fresh retaliation. The European Union and...
  • U.S. intensifies sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States hit Russia's largest bank, a major arms maker and arctic, deepwater and shale exploration by its biggest oil companies with new sanctions on Friday to punish Moscow for its intervention in Ukraine. The sanctions,...
  • Wolf-crying from England over Scottish independence

    Wolf-crying from England over Scottish independence
    To the editor: Cambridge University professors Brendan Simms and Jason Pack think that the "gravest immediate threat to the West's long-term security" comes from "peace-loving Scots." Peace-loving? Have the lads looked at a single page of Scottish...
  • U.S., European Union target Russian energy sector with new sanctions

    In a marked escalation of their sanctions campaign against Russia, the United States and the European Union hit the Kremlin on Friday with new penalties for its actions in Ukraine, targeting favored financial, energy and defense businesses. The...