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Moscow (Russia)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Russia economic funk ripples out through ex-Soviet states

    LONDON/ALMATY (Reuters) - Farangees Islomova is worried. Her husband, who labours on a construction site in Moscow's Schelkovo suburb, usually sends 15,000 roubles home to Tajikistan every month. But in July he sent her just two-thirds of that. "My...
  • Russian downturn hits Europe's beer makers

    COPENHAGEN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russia's drift toward recession has slashed Carlsberg's sales in the country, while fellow brewer Heineken escaped the worst thanks to its smaller exposure to eastern Europe. Carlsberg's dependence on Russia, where its...
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko to attend crisis talks with Putin, EU's Ashton

    KIEV (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine said on Tuesday their presidents would meet together with top European Union officials in Belarus's capital of Minsk on August 26 to discuss their confrontation over Ukraine which has plunged relations to an all-time...
  • Presidents of Russia, Ukraine to meet in Belarus as fighting rages

    Presidents of Russia, Ukraine to meet in Belarus as fighting rages
    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine will meet next week in Minsk, the capital of neighboring Belarus, to discuss the combat consuming eastern Ukraine and Kiev's diplomatic turn toward the European Union that sparked the conflict. Russian President...
  • Russia says rejects FIFA plea to cut World Cup venues

    MOSCOW Russia (Reuters) - Russia has rejected a FIFA recommendation to cut the number of host cities for the 2018 World Cup from 11 to nine and stadiums from 12 to 10, according to Russia sports minister Vitaly Mutko. "The plan that we will have 12...
  • 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...
  • Four protesters fly Ukrainian flag from Stalin-era Moscow landmark

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A renowned Ukrainian extreme sportsman said he scaled a landmark Moscow skyscraper and painted a star at the top of the building in the blue-and-yellow colours of the Ukrainian national flag in a burst of patriotic feeling. The man,...
  • 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...
  • 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...