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  • Russian aid convoy poised to enter Ukraine as fighting rages

    Russian aid convoy poised to enter Ukraine as fighting rages
    Pro-Russia separatists who control part of Ukraine's eastern border allowed Kiev customs officials into the occupied territory Thursday to inspect a Russian convoy seeking to carry aid to the militants' last two strongholds. The long-delayed...
  • As Ukraine forces gain in east, focus of German diplomacy shifts

    BERLIN/KIEV (Reuters) - After months of ratcheting up pressure on Vladimir Putin, concern is mounting in Berlin and other European capitals that an emboldened Ukraine's military successes in the east are reducing the chances of a face-saving way out of...
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko says he could dissolve parliament on Sunday

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he might announce the dissolution of parliament as early as Sunday - a move that will set up a parliamentary election in Ukraine in late October. "The decision will be made when there...
  • Russia shuts four McDonald's restaurants amid Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine. The four...
  • New Sochi circuit wins FIA seal of approval

    LONDON (Reuters) - Russia's new Sochi Formula One circuit has been cleared to host the country's first grand prix in October after a rave review from the sport's governing body. International Automobile Federation (FIA) technical head Charlie Whiting,...
  • Russian watchdog shuts four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine. The four...
  • Ukraine rebel movement faces uncertain future

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - The resignations were abrupt and unexpected, two quick-fire blows to a separatist movement already suffering reversals on the battle field of eastern Ukraine. Alexander Borodai, the premier of the self-proclaimed Donetsk...
  • Poland says sees signs Russia trying to extend food import ban to goods in transit

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland believes Russia may be seeking to extend its ban on imports of food products from the European Union to goods in transit through Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechocinski said on Wednesday. "We are receiving the first...
  • Motorcyclist lands feet-first on car roof after collision

    Motorcyclist lands feet-first on car roof after collision
    Dramatic dash cam footage shows a Russian motorcyclist flipping in the air and then landing safely on his or her feet on top of a car after a rear-end collision, according to The Moscow Times. The video was uploaded to the video-sharing site LiveLeak on...
  • Kiev, Western allies condemn entrance of Russian convoy into Ukraine

    Russia on Friday defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government’s consent, drawing widespread condemnation for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....
  • Putin opens 2018 World Cup Stadium in Moscow

    MOSCOW Russia (Reuters) - Russia's newest completed World Cup stadium, the Otkrytie Arena, in Moscow, was opened by the country's President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. The stadium, in the north west of the Russian capital, will be home to the city's...
  • Group of Russian soldiers cross into Ukraine town: Ukraine military

    The Ukrainian military said on Wednesday that more Russian soldiers had crossed the border into eastern Ukraine, entering the small town of Amvrosiyivka in five armored infantry carriers and a truck. The report of a further cross-border incursion by...