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    G7 leaders threaten more sanctions on Russia
    Jul31

    G7 leaders threaten more sanctions on Russia

    The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations on Wednesday threatened more sanctions against Russia as they accused Moscow of continuing its destabilizing actions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia warns EU sanctions will backfire
    Jul31

    Russia warns EU sanctions will backfire

    Russia said on Wednesday that the latest sanctions of the European Union (EU) against Russia run counter to rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and will have adverse effects on EU countries. …read more Source:...

    Russia to replace all imported military components
    Jul31

    Russia to replace all imported military components

    Components for Russian weapons and military equipment imported from Ukraine will be replaced with domestically manufactured products in 2.5 to 3 years, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Sanctions seen damaging Russia if not lifted quickly
    Jul31

    Sanctions seen damaging Russia if not lifted quickly

    U.S. and European sanctions against Russia’s energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for Ukrainian insurgents. The U.S. and European Union released details Wednesday of new sanctions aimed at hurting Russia’s...

    Russia Lashes Out at Latest Western Sanctions
    Jul31

    Russia Lashes Out at Latest Western Sanctions

    Russia is lashing out at new U.S. and European economic sanctions imposed to protest what the West sees as Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. The Russian Foreign Ministry Wednesday called new restrictions targeting the Russian energy, defense, technology and finance sectors “destructive and… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Obama Names New Ambassador to Russia
    Jul31

    Obama Names New Ambassador to Russia

    President Barack Obama has named veteran diplomat and Eastern European expert John Tefft as the new ambassador to Russia. Tefft is long experienced in diplomatic circles within the former Soviet Union, having served as Obama’s ambassador to Ukraine and former President George W. Bush’s amb… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    World › Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site
    Jul31

    World › Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site

    Russia fought back on Wednesday over new U.S. and EU sanctions imposed over Ukraine even as G7 leaders warned of further steps, while Ukraine’s government accused pro-Russian rebels of placing land mines near the site of a crashed Malaysian airliner to prevent a proper investigation. Russia announced a ban on… …read more...

    3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions
    Jul31

    3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions

    The European Union targeted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle for the first time Wednesday for the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine, subjecting three of his long-time associates to EU-wide asset freezes and travel bans.A total of eight people were added to the EU’s sanctions list for allegedly undermining...

    Moscow Fights Back After Sanctions; Battle Rages Near Ukraine Crash Site
    Jul30

    Moscow Fights Back After Sanctions; Battle Rages Near Ukraine Crash Site

    Russia fought back on Wednesday over new U.S. and EU sanctions imposed over Ukraine, where fighting between Moscow-backed rebels and government troops has intensified since a Malaysian airliner was sh… …read more Source:...

    Asian stocks rise, euro hit by Russia fears
    Jul30

    Asian stocks rise, euro hit by Russia fears

    HONG KONG–Asia’s markets mostly rose Wednesday, extending a recent rally, with a weaker yen boosting Tokyo while investors await the release this week of key US data and the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting. The US and Europe’s imposition of fresh sanctions on Russia left Wall Street in negative territory, while the euro...

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