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Portugal intercepts Russian bombers

2014-10-31 19:43

Portugal scrambled F-16 jet fighters for the second time this week to intercept Russian bombers in the international air space along its coast.

EU takes Russia to WTO over paper

2014-10-31 16:16

The European Union has launched a trade dispute at the World Trade Organisation to challenge Russia's treatment of European exports.

Ukraine expects cheaper Russia gas

2014-10-30 15:45

Ukraine's position at three-way talks in Brussels is that the price of Russian natural gas will be $378 per 1 000 cubic metres by the end of 2014.

Nato reports Russian air activity in EU airspace

2014-10-29 22:47

Nato said it had tracked four groups of Russian warplanes "conducting significant military manoeuvres" in European airspace over the past two days.

Russia to roll out 'Victory' budget airline

2014-10-29 09:31

Russia's national carrier Aeroflot will name its new low-cost airline Victory, or Pobeda, a symbol of defiance against Western sanctions over Ukraine.

Ukraine's pro-West parties in coalition talks

2014-10-28 11:55

Coalition talks have intensified between the pro-Western winners of Ukraine's parliamentary poll, while attacks by pro-Russian insurgents in the east highlight the obstacles to their promises of peace.

Ukraine holds breath before decisive vote

2014-10-25 22:34

Ukraine is braced for decisive parliamentary elections against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces.

Russia still has troops in Ukraine - NATO

2014-10-24 19:12

Russia still has troops in eastern Ukraine and retains a very capable force on the border despite a partial withdrawal.

Mugabe an iconic figure, says British envoy

2014-10-23 20:54
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Britain's new ambassador to Zimbabwe says the country's president Robert Mugabe is an iconic figure, and is also willing to normalise relations between the two countries.

Swedish sub hunt eased

2014-10-22 18:58

A six-day long search for a suspected submarine in Swedish territorial waters near the capital of Stockholm has entered a new phase.

Ukraine, Russia meet to finalise gas deal

2014-10-21 20:35

Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union's energy commissioner.

Sweden ready to force submarine to surface

2014-10-21 17:25

Sweden's armed forces chief has warned it could use force to bring to the surface a suspected Russian mini-submarine.

Russia bans fruit, vegetables from Ukraine

2014-10-21 15:30

Russia will impose a temporary ban on fruit and vegetable imports from Ukraine because of a lack of labelling, says Russia's agricultural watchdog.

Total president killed in plane crash

2014-10-21 08:26

The president of Formula 1 sponsor Total, Christophe de Margerie, along with three crew members were killed in a plane crash at the Vnukovo airport in Moscow. De Margerie's Paris-bound jet crashed into a snow machine on the runway.

Russia to ban European imports

2014-10-20 19:15

Russia will suspend animal fat and meat byproduct imports from the European Union, the country's veterinary and phytosanitary service Rosselkhoznadzor says.

Russia and Ukraine seek gas deal

2014-10-20 15:56

A tentative agreement between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents has raised hopes of ending a dispute in which Moscow has halted natural gas supplies to Kiev.

Oil price no tragedy for Russia, says Putin

2014-10-17 19:41

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the low price of oil is not a tragedy for Russia's budget, which is highly dependent on energy revenues.

Ukraine, Russia make progresson gas deal

2014-10-17 17:00

Progress has been made during talks aimed at resolving a dispute over gas supplies from Russia, says Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

Putin meets Poroshenko, EU leaders in Milan

2014-10-17 10:48

Russian President Vladimir Putin has met his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Milan in the lasts attempt to ease tensions over the simmering conflict in eastern Ukraine.

New Ferrari boss: 'Time to kick some ass'

2014-10-17 09:38

Ferrari's new president, Sergio Marchionne, insists the struggling team must "kick some ass and we've got to do it quickly".

Rouble's dip shows Russia's reliance on West

2014-10-16 14:15

A steep plunge in the rouble, caused by sanctions and falling oil prices, has underlined Russia's heavy dependence on Western finance.

Putin accuses Obama of hostility

2014-10-16 08:53

President Vladimir Putin has accused US counterpart Barack Obama of a hostile attitude towards Russia, warning against "attempts to blackmail" Moscow.

Putin's tiger attacked henhouse – China media

2014-10-15 12:03

Chinese media say a rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin has attacked a henhouse in northeastern China, raising concerns that farmers may hunt it down.

Kerry: US, Russia to step up intel sharing on ISIS

2014-10-14 22:08

US Secretary of State John Kerry says he and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, have agreed to step up intelligence sharing over the Islamic State group.

Abbott vows to 'shirtfront' Putin at G20 over MH17

2014-10-13 14:00

PM Tony Abbott has vowed to confront, Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit next month over the loss of Australian lives in the MH17 crash over Ukraine.

 

Plans for Antarctic marine reserves fail again

2014-10-31 18:25

Two marine reserves proposed for Antarctica have failed to win approval at international talks in Australia.

UK gas prices drop to record low

2014-10-31 16:15

British wholesale gas prices for November and December have fallen to their lowest ever levels after Ukraine and Russia signed a deal.

Decades old engines powered rocket that exploded

2014-10-30 12:21

The Orbital Sciences rocket that exploded after its launch had been powered by a pair of rocket engines that were made during the Soviet era and refurbished, experts say.

Sanctions bind Russia's energy elite to Putin

2014-10-29 12:15

An offer by Gazprom to help rival Rosneft salvage an Arctic oil project shows how tightly sanctions have bound Russia's political and business elite together.

Gazprom challenges EU sanctions in court

2014-10-28 20:21

Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russia's state gas giant Gazprom, says it has challenged in a European Union court the bloc's sanctions against it.

Ukraine voters embrace West, peace with rebels

2014-10-27 06:28

Pro-Western and nationalist parties are on course for a crushing Ukrainian election win, boosting President Petro Poroshenko's bid to merge his country with Europe and make peace with pro-Russian rebels.

At least 824 000 displaced by Ukraine conflict

2014-10-25 06:00

The conflict in Ukraine has driven more than 824 000 people from their homes, but the real number could be far higher.

Putin hopes for Russia-Ukraine gas deal

2014-10-24 18:15

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he hopes a deal will be reached next week with Ukraine to end a long-running dispute relating to natural gas supplies.

Russia detains four more in Total crash probe

2014-10-23 13:00

Russian investigators have detained four more staff members at the Moscow airport where the CEO of French oil giant Total died.

Ukraine has one week to pay for gas - Russia

2014-10-22 14:15

Ukraine should be able to find ways of paying for Russian gas supplies within a week, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak says.

Ukraine, Russia, EU to finalise gas deal

2014-10-21 19:27

Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union.

Drunk driver blamed for Total CEO's plane crash

2014-10-21 15:35

Authorities are investigating a plane crash which killed the CEO of oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, at a Moscow airport. His private jet struck a snowplough, allegedly driven by a drunk driver, on takeoff.

Ukraine, Russia, EU meet to finalise gas deal

2014-10-21 14:00

Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies as their energy ministers meet for talks brokered by the European Union.

Swedish navy widens search for mystery sub

2014-10-20 19:27

Sweden's navy has widened the search for a suspected foreign submarine as speculation mounted over the origin of the mystery vessel.

Moscow, Russia gas deal cutting it thin

2014-10-20 18:45

An interim deal by Moscow and Kiev could supply enough gas to get Ukraine through the winter as long as the weather does not become unusually cold, research shows.

Sweden: Hunt on for foreign submarine

2014-10-19 22:53

Sweden has released a grainy photo of a mysterious vessel in Stockholm's archipelago, as the military hunted for a foreign submarine or divers in the country's biggest such mobilisation since the Cold War.

Putin gets a helping hand from state TV

2014-10-17 18:00

As the head of Russia's biggest state bank and a favourite of President Vladimir Putin, German Gref has long been a loyal supporter of state economic policy.

Merkel: No breakthrough with Russia on Ukraine

2014-10-17 16:00

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit have not led to a breakthrough in the standoff over Ukraine.

Bianchi crash: Drivers want safer wet tyres

2014-10-17 09:38

Top F1 drivers are calling on Prirelli to improve its wet-weather tyres following Jules Bianchi's horror crash at the 2014 Japanese GP.

Putin warns of repeat of 2008 gas crisis

2014-10-16 18:30

Russia will reduce gas supplies to Europe if Ukraine steals from the transit pipeline to cover its own needs, says Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Putin: Western sanctions against Russia are absurd

2014-10-16 13:58
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Western sanctions against Moscow for its alleged involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine are 'absurd', Russian President Vladimir Putin says in remarks before a visit to Serbia.

Montezemolo: 'Alonso wants to win again'

2014-10-16 08:30

Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari at the end of 2014 because he needs to be winning again, says the Formula 1 team's ex-chairman Luca di Montezemolo.

Lavrov says deadline for Iran deal 'not sacred'

2014-10-15 07:08

Russia's foreign minister says the deadline to strike a nuclear deal with Iran is 'not sacred', in the strongest suggestion yet of a possible extension.

Russia, China sign energy, finance deals

2014-10-13 19:43

Russia and China have signed a host of economic agreements to boost trade and investment between both countries.

Hamilton: 'Jules is always on my mind'

2014-10-13 09:08

Mercedes had much to celebrate on Sunday after the inaugural Russian formula 1 GP but winner Lewis Hamilton made sure he never lost sight of the bigger picture...

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