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Ukraine Crisis (2013-2014)

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  • ExxonMobil said to halt drilling in $700-million project in Russia

    ExxonMobil said to halt drilling in $700-million project in Russia
    ExxonMobil has halted drilling on its platform in the Kara Sea and begun shutting down its $700-million joint venture with Russia's Rosneft energy giant to comply with U.S. sanctions that take effect next week, energy industry sources reported Friday....
  • Russian vote monitor denounces London pressure in Scottish 'no' vote

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The director of a pro-Kremlin vote monitoring agency which sent observers to Scotland's referendum denounced the result on Friday, saying Scots were pressured into rejecting independence to avoid comparisons with Crimea's vote to secede...
  • Russia may use up to $7.8 bln from fund to help energy champions -Tass

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may prop up energy companies Rosneft and Novatek with up to $3.9 billion each from its National Wealth Fund, a reserve of oil proceeds set up to buoy the country's pension system. Russia's government has promised to support...
  • Yamal, Russia's gas megaplan, becomes symbol of sanctions defiance

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Dozens of Russian energy ventures are in jeopardy due to Western sanctions on technology and funding. Looming over them all, a giant project the Kremlin is bent on saving no matter what. The Yamal plan, a $27 billion investment to...
  • Putin's anti-modern empire

    Putin's anti-modern empire
    Seventy-five years ago, on Sept. 1, 1939, Nazi Germany invaded Poland and began what would become the bloodiest war in human history, World War II. Throughout the 1930s, the nature of the Nazi regime and its intentions were quite obvious. Yet the major...
  • Russian PM Medvedev vows to keep economy open, hails pivot to China

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday that Russia would not isolate its sanctions-hit economy from the West but said improving relations with Asian countries has become a key strategy. Sanctions imposed by the West over...
  • Leader of Russia-annexed Crimea backs Scottish 'yes' vote

    MOSCOW/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - The recently-installed leader of the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in March, on Thursday supported the Scottish independence vote and accused the West of double standards in its dealing...
  • Russia's Putin says sanctions violate principles of WTO

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Western sanctions against Russia violated the principles of the World Trade Organization and the main way to combat them was to develop the domestic market. At a meeting with senior officials,...
  • Obama declines weapons to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON The president of Ukraine came to Washington Thursday seeking special ally status and lethal aid to fight the Russians. He walked away with neither but declared he was happy to get what he did get, new non-lethal aid. "I'm getting everything...
  • Ukraine's fight with Russia is 'America's war, too,' Poroshenko says

    Ukraine's fight with Russia is 'America's war, too,' Poroshenko says
    Ukraine’s new president thanked the United States for showing solidarity with the people of Ukraine, but warned that greater tests lie ahead, telling Congress that his nation’s fight against Russian aggression “is America’s war,...
  • Ukraine president secures U.S. military aid but not weapons

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko secured $53 million in assistance from the United States on Thursday but President Barack Obama for now turned down his appeals for weapons to fight Russian-backed separatists. Images of...
  • Obama says U.S. pressing for diplomatic solution in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama, in a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the White House on Thursday, said the United States would continue to mobilize the international community to reach a diplomatic solution to...