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Russia brands new sanctions roadblock to Ukraine peace
Russia accused the West on Saturday of stoking unrest in Ukraine by adopting anti-Kremlin sanctions that further erode the prospect of peace talks to end the separatist war. The sudden glimmer of hope that the end of Europe's worst violence since the 1990s Balkans conflicts was approaching has seen Western allies step up their pressure on Russia, already reeling from its worst economic crisis of ...(12/20/2014 11:01:13 AM)
Tourism suffers in winter of EU-Russia discontent
PARIS (AP) — Russia's tensions with the West over Ukraine and the slump for the ruble are echoing through the French Alps — and unfortunately for some businesses, just in time for ski season.(12/21/2014 6:30:03 AM)
Russia dismisses new US sanctions as useless
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Saturday dismissed new U.S. sanctions as useless and said it was poised to wait as long as it takes for the U.S. to recognize its historic right to the Crimean peninsula.(12/20/2014 6:13:55 AM)
Russia brushes off 'useless' US sanctions
MOSCOW – Russia on Saturday dismissed new U.S. sanctions as useless and said it was poised to wait as long as it takes for the U.S. to recognize its historic right to the Crimean peninsula.(12/20/2014 6:38:48 AM)
Russia Says It Won't 'Cave In' To New Western Sanctions
The reaction comes after President Obama signed an executive order on Friday slapping economic sanctions on Crimea, a day after the EU approved similar measures.(12/20/2014 9:57:15 AM)
Even Russia's Biggest Trading Partners Don't Have That Much Exposure To Russia
The situation in Russia isn't good. The ruble...(12/17/2014 5:51:00 PM)
Belarus enjoys bonanza amid Russia-West tensions
As relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated, there's one country that's reaping rewards — Belarus, whose authoritarian leader was once dubbed "Europe's last dictator" by the United ...(12/22/2014 2:27:26 AM)
Russia crisis hurts these brands the most
Russia's economic turmoil is already spreading to companies in the West and many are bracing for an even bigger blow to earnings.(12/18/2014 9:05:07 PM)
Putin: Russia just has to tough out economic storm
Russia is like a bear prowling on its own territory, Vladimir Putin told about 1,200 journalists assembled in the Kremlin for his annual marathon press conference Thursday. The bear would prefer to just sit around eating berries and honey, bothering no one and hoping to be left alone.(12/18/2014 12:36:46 PM)
Russia's parliament rushes through bill boosting banking capital
By Elena Fabrichnaya and Alexander Winning MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's lower house of parliament hastily approved a draft law on Friday that would give the banking sector a capital boost of up to 1 trillion rubles ($16.5 billion). Russia's financial sector is reeling from the economy's slide towards recession, a plunge in the value of the rouble, and Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis ...(12/19/2014 10:09:44 AM)
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