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  • EU leaders fail to agree on top jobs, to decide end-August

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders failed to agree at a summit on Wednesday on sharing out a package of top jobs in the 28-nation bloc, including a new foreign policy chief, and postponed the decision until late August. The talks foundered...
  • U.S. sanctions set to slow Rosneft's dollar debt, not oil deals

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Barack Obama aimed a direct blow at Russia's economic heart on Wednesday with sanctions on Rosneft, the flagship oil giant that generates more than 4 percent of the world's crude and over 8 percent of the country's GDP. But...
  • Russia says new U.S. sanctions will complicate relations

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - New sanctions imposed by the United States on Russian companies and banks will further complicate U.S.-Russian relations, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told Interfax news agency. He said Moscow planned steps in response which...
  • Russian bank chief says sanctions threaten global financial system

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The chief executive of Russia's VTB bank said on Thursday new U.S. sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis were inappropriate and warned of potentially devastating consequences for the global financial system. "Of course,...
  • US can no longer ignore Putin's aggressiveness

    When Anastas Mikoyan, vice-prime minister of the Soviet Union, visited Cuba in February of 1960, only a few Catholic University students saw the danger it represented. They protested when he placed a wreath at the statue of José Martí and were beaten by...
  • Russia condemns 'primitive' U.S. sanctions over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia condemned new U.S. sanctions on Thursday as a primitive attempt to take revenge on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis and accused Washington of blackmailing the European Union into agreeing more sanctions. Washington and Brussels...
  • Russia's Novatek says major projects to go ahead despite sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's No.2 natural gas producer Novatek said on Thursday its key projects would go ahead despite new U.S. sanctions imposed over Moscow's actions in Ukraine. It said the sanctions did not hurt the company's production and commercial...
  • Russia says talks with EU on Ukraine gas supply delayed

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Talks between the European Commission and Russia over the supply of gas to Ukraine have been postponed until next week, the Russian Energy Ministry said on Thursday, as ties between Moscow and Brussels hit a new low. The ministry...
  • Latest U.S. sanctions hit Russian assets, rouble at six-week low

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian shares fell 2.3 percent on Thursday after Washington imposed its toughest economic sanctions yet on Russian energy, financial and defense firms, also hitting the rouble and the country's sovereign dollar bonds. The U.S....
  • Putin denies Russia to reopen Soviet-era spy post in Cuba

    Putin denies Russia to reopen Soviet-era spy post in Cuba
    (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denied reports that Russia plans to reopen a Soviet-era base in Cuba from which it once spied on the United States. A Russian security source said on Wednesday that Russia had reached a provisional...
  • Russian jets shoot down Ukrainian warplane over Ukraine: Kiev military

    Russian jets shoot down Ukrainian warplane over Ukraine: Kiev military
    KIEV (Reuters) - Russian jets shot down a Ukrainian SU-25 fighter plane that was on military operations over the east of Ukraine, where government forces are fighting to quell a pro-Russian separatist rebellion, the Ukrainian military said on Thursday....
  • Georgian ambassador at time of 2008 war with Russia found dead

    TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgia's former ambassador to Russia at the time of the two countries' 2008 war was found shot to death on Tuesday in his car at the Tbilisi apartment block where he lived, the state prosecutor's office said. It said an investigation...