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  • Captive Russian paratroopers say they didn't realize they were in Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) - A group of Russian paratroopers captured by Ukrainian forces said on Wednesday they had embarked on what they believed was a routine training patrol and had not realized they were on Ukrainian territory until their detention. Kiev has...
  • Russian courts close three McDonald's branches in Moscow: agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - usnewsRussian courts on Wednesday ordered the temporary closure of three McDonald's restaurants in Moscow over breaches of sanitary rules, news agencies reported, amid a standoff with the West over Ukraine. The restaurants on Moscow'...
  • Russia denies it has plans to block gas transit to Europe

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak dismissed Ukraine's claims that Moscow plans to block gas transit to Europe, saying on Wednesday that the assertions are groundless. His comments were published after Ukrainian Prime Minister...
  • McDonald's says to appeal court rulings on Moscow branches closures

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - McDonald's said on Wednesday it would appeal a Moscow courts' rulings ordering the temporary closure of three restaurants in the Russian capital due to sanitary violations. "We do not agree with the courts' decisions and will appeal...
  • Exclusive: In Ukraine, an armored column appears out of nowhere

    MOSCOW/ NOVOAZOVSK Ukraine (Reuters) - On Monday, a resident of Novoazovsk in south-eastern Ukraine said she saw a column of armored vehicles approach the town and start shooting. "It all started at 8:00 this morning, tanks appeared, no fewer than...
  • 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...
  • U.S. still has time to stake out a position of strength on Ukraine

    U.S. still has time to stake out a position of strength on Ukraine
    American and European stock markets have been jumpy for weeks as they contemplate possible armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Inside Ukraine, certainly, Kiev's forces have been pushing back separatists supported by Moscow , and they've been...
  • First trucks in Russian convoy reach Ukraine's Luhansk: Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The first trucks in a Russian humanitarian convoy have reached the city of Luhansk in east Ukraine, Interfax news agency reported on Friday, citing pro-Russian rebels who control the city. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said...
  • Ukraine says ready for short-term compromise on Russian gas price

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's energy minister on Tuesday said the country was prepared to pay an interim compromise price for Russian gas and criticized Russia's Gazprom for being unwilling to negotiate. Last year, Russia supplied about half of the gas...
  • 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...
  • Ukraine leader dissolves parliament; Russian tanks reportedly blocked

    Ukraine leader dissolves parliament; Russian tanks reportedly blocked
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved the country’s contentious parliament Monday and set new elections for Oct. 26 in a move likely to deepen Ukraine’s bitter east-west divide. Poroshenko’s government earlier in the day...
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of opening new war front before leaders' meeting

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine accused Russia on Monday of sending soldiers across the border to open a new front in the separatist war that has devastated the east of the country and provoked the gravest East-West crisis since the fall of communism. The...