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Ukraine Crisis (2013-2014)

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  • Bloc led by Russia and China criticizes U.S. over missile defense

    DUSHANBE (Reuters) - A security bloc led by China and Russia took a swipe at the United States on Friday, saying the development of unilateral missile defense systems would undermine global security. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), which...
  • Russian Central Bank leaves rates on hold as economic growth ebbs

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian central bank left its key interest rate on hold at a regular meeting on Friday, arguing that inflation is still on track to hit its medium-term target even though it is set to remain above 7 percent this year. The...
  • In Ukraine, 'strength needs to meet strength'

    In Ukraine, 'strength needs to meet strength'
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Wednesday that Russia has withdrawn the bulk of its forces from Ukrainian territory. A shaky cease-fire appears to be holding. You might think, given Europe's extreme reluctance to anger its Russian trading...
  • 5 talking points by Ivo Daalder

    5 talking points by Ivo Daalder
    On Monday, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs will release its 2014 Survey of American Public Opinion and U.S. Foreign Policy. Ivo Daalder, president of the council, served as U.S. ambassador to NATO from 2009 to 2013. Daalder met Thursday with the...
  • Russia's banks see glory fade in post-sanctions struggle for profit

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - They were the toast of Moscow - effortlessly enjoying fat earnings, double-digit lending growth and healthy margins. Now though Russia's banks - even major players owned by the state - are hurting from Western sanctions and a weak...
  • Putin looks to Asia as EU tightens sanctions

    DUSHANBE (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for new efforts to strengthen cooperation with China and ex-Soviet republics in Central Asia after the European Union tightened sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. In comments at a...
  • Presidente chino pide una solución política para Ucrania

    PEKÍN (Reuters) - El presidente chino, Xi Jinping, conversó con su par ruso, Vladimir Putin, y reiteró su llamado a una solución política para la crisis de Ucrania con un diálogo integrador, dijo el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores chino. "China...
  • Nuclear energy should be kept out of politics: Russia's Rosatom

    LONDON (Reuters) - Nuclear energy should be left out of any political decisions such as sanctions, an executive at Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom told Reuters on Thursday. A conflict between Russia and Ukraine following the ouster of Ukraine'...
  • Putin holds key to Ukraine peace but keeps world guessing

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin took a break from his official duties to slip into a Russian Orthodox Church this week and light a candle for fighters killed in eastern Ukraine. "I left a candle for those who died defending people in...
  • EU imposes new economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union put into effect on Friday a new round of sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine, including restrictions on financing for some Russian state-owned companies and asset freezes on leading Russian...
  • China's Xi repeats calls for political solution for Ukraine

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has repeated a call for the crisis in Ukraine to be resolved politically via an inclusive dialogue, during talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, China's Foreign Ministry said. "China stands for...
  • New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday

    New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday
    European Union governments agreed on Thursday that new economic sanctions on Russia will take effect on Friday but held out the prospect of canceling some or all of them next month if they believe a peace plan is working. EU ambassadors agreed in...