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Russia-themed mutual funds bruised by sanctions fears
Russia-themed equity funds have sunk to the bottom of performance league tables as international tensions over Ukraine and fear of tougher Western sanctions hurt the value of Russian assets. Mutual funds specialising in Russia and Eastern Europe were the 30 worst performers out of all the 3,489 equity funds available for sale in Britain in the three months to the end of March, according to data ...(4/24/2014 7:29:13 AM)
Russia announces military exercises on Ukraine border amid deadly clashes
Russia's defense minister on Thursday announced new military exercises along the Ukrainian border just hours after Ukrainian troops killed at least two pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine.(4/24/2014 8:53:48 AM)
Russia Renews Threat to Intervene in Ukraine as Truce Falters
Russia vowed to defend its citizens in neighboring Ukraine after the government in Kiev said it's resuming operations to oust militants from eastern cities. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said his country would retaliate if its "legitimate interests" are "attacked directly," drawing a parallel with its actions in a 2008 war over Georgia's breakaway South Ossetia region. After a pause for ...(4/23/2014 2:55:02 PM)
Russia says it will respond if Ukraine interests attacked
* Russia vows to respond if its interests attacked * Kiev and Washington twisting peace accord: Moscow * Kiev says to resume operation against armed groups in east * Signs of lawlessness in separatist-held areas (Adds State Department, NATO, security service comments)(4/23/2014 3:40:55 PM)
Russia starts military drills near Ukraine: Reports
Russia started military drills near the border with Ukraine on Thursday, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted as saying.(4/24/2014 10:15:08 AM)
Russia will respond if interests attacked in Ukraine: Lavrov
Russia will respond if its interests are attacked in Ukraine, as they were in South Ossetia in 2008 which led to war with Georgia, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday. "If our interests, our legitimate interests, the interests of Russians have been attacked directly, like they were in South Ossetia for example, I do not see any other way but to respond in accordance with international ...(4/23/2014 7:26:03 AM)
Russia Pressures Ukraine on Gas as Biden Pledges Energy Support
Russia, the world’s biggest natural gas exporter, increased pressure on Ukraine over its $2.2 billion fuel debt as U.S. Vice President Joe Biden voiced support for the smaller country to gain energy independence.(4/22/2014 1:11:53 PM)
Russia Warns Ukraine It Could See Repeat Of Georgia War
Russia on Wednesday made its first direct comparison between the Ukraine crisis and its 2008 war with Georgia, warning that it would be forced to respond in a similar way if its interests were attacked.(4/23/2014 2:18:48 PM)
Russia Promises Response If 'Interests' Attacked in Ukraine
Russia on Wednesday promised a response if its interests come under attack in Ukraine. It also accused the United States and Ukraine of distorting an agreement last week to calm the crisis there.(4/23/2014 10:59:25 AM)
Russia in new Ukraine attack threat
Russia will respond to any attack on its interests in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says, drawing a parallel with the 2008 Georgia war.(4/23/2014 6:30:30 AM)
Source: Yahoo