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  • Finland's Niinisto to Putin: sanctions bite both, let's discuss Ukraine

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Finnish President Sauli Niinisto told his counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday that Western sanctions against Moscow and the food ban Russia introduced in response were damaging bilateral ties and proposed to seek ways to end...
  • Richard Bausch on 'Before, During, After'

    Richard Bausch on 'Before, During, After'
    With his elegant prose style and keen insights into human nature, Richard Bausch has long been a writer's writer. Over his long career, highlights of which include his short story collection "The Fireman's Wife" (1990) and the novel "Hello to the...
  • Putin sounds conciliatory note on visit to annexed Ukraine region

    YALTA Crimea (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia would stand up for itself but not at the cost of confrontation with the outside world, a conciliatory note after months of tough rhetoric over the crisis in Ukraine. Putin was...
  • Finnish president to raise Ukraine at meeting with Putin

    YALTA Crimea (Reuters) - Finland's president is to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in southern Russia on Friday, but both governments played down prospects for any breakthrough in the crisis over Ukraine. With tensions running high between...
  • Russian oil giant seeks funds earmarked for pensions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Rosneft , which produces more oil than Iraq or Iran, is seeking a $42 billion loan from a fund earmarked for Russian pensions to help it weather Western sanctions imposed over Moscow's role in Ukraine. Analysts expected the...
  • Russian aid convoy stops before border with Ukraine

    MOSCOW A massive Russian aid convoy bound for civilians in eastern Ukraine stopped just short of the border on Thursday, while Kiev accused Moscow of acting unilaterally and sent its own aid convoy to the embattled region. The almost 280 trucks...
  • Shells hit central Donetsk, Russian aid convoy heads towards border

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Artillery shells hit close to the centre of Ukraine's separatist-held city of Donetsk for the first time on Thursday, killing at least one person, as a large Russian aid convoy rumbled towards the border. With Ukrainian...
  • Slovak PM warns 'meaningless' Russia sanctions jeopardize EU economy

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Slovakia's prime minister criticized European Union sanctions against Russia over Ukraine, saying they would only threaten economic growth in the 28-member bloc. "Why should we jeopardize the EU economy that begins to grow?" Robert...
  • Euro zone economy grinds to halt even before Russia sanctions bite

    BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone economic growth ground to a halt in the second quarter as Germany's economy shrank and France's stagnated. The zero growth reported by statistics agency Eurostat on Thursday was cause for alarm throughout the 18-...
  • Russian PM's office denies spoof tweet saying he quits

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Hackers on Thursday broke into the Twitter account of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and posted a spoof message saying he was quitting. The fake tweet had Medvedev saying: "I am resigning. I am ashamed of the government's...
  • Ukraine crisis sends NATO 'back to basics'

    PARIS (Reuters) - More than two decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union brought an end to the Cold War, Ukraine's crisis is driving the U.S.-led defense alliance back to its original purpose: To protect its members against a perceived Russian...
  • European experts start emergency talks to tackle Russia food ban

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Agricultural officials from all 28 European Union countries began emergency talks on Thursday to weigh the impact of Russia's ban on Western food imports and whether to compensate EU farmers. Russia announced last week a one-year...