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'Not a new Cold War,' says Obama after slapping sanctions on Russia

Jul 30, 2014

'Not a new Cold War,' says Obama after slapping sanctions on Russia

The United States and the European Union, in a carefully coordinated action, announced targeted new sanctions against Russian banks, energy and defense firms. #World #Barack Obama #US #Russia #European Union #Cold War #TheySaidIt #Vladimir Putin #Ceasefire #Sanctions #Ukraine #Crimea #Pro-Russian rebels #Crimean crisis #arms embargo #2014 Ukraine crisis
U.S. expands economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Jul 30, 2014

U.S. expands economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States has expanded sanctions against Russia over its support for rebels in eastern Ukraine, unveiling the steps after the EU agreed to its own new measures against Moscow hours earlier. Speaking at the White House, Obama said the new sanctions targeted "key sectors of the Russian economy" - energy, arms and finance #facebook #United States #India #Technology #Africa #Argentina #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico #russian
EU agrees first broad sanctions on Russia; U.S. expected to follow

Jul 30, 2014

EU agrees first broad sanctions on Russia; U.S. expected to follow

BRUSSELS/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - The European Union agreed for the first time on Tuesday to impose broad sanctions against Russian oil companies, banks and defence firms, by far the strongest international action yet over Moscow's support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. The United States could announce new measures of its own "as soon as today", the White House said. #facebook #United States #India #Business #Brazil #Arabic #Africa #Ukraine #european #russian #city
In Ukraine's east, Soviet-style economy withers under onslaught

Jul 29, 2014

In Ukraine's east, Soviet-style economy withers under onslaught

But officials say with a budget unable to finance Ukraine's army after losing revenues from Crimea, annexed by Moscow in March #World #US #Russia #ConnectTheDots #Sergei Lavrov #Ukraine #US Secretary of State #John Kerry #Pro-Russian rebels #Ukrainian crisis #MH17
Western sanctions will make us independent Russia

Jul 28, 2014

Western sanctions will make us independent Russia

He said sanctions could only make Russia more economically independent as Europe prepared new measures over Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis. #US #Russia #European Union #TheySaidIt #Vladimir Putin #Sergei Lavrov #Sanctions #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #Ukraine protests #Pro-Russian #Crimean crisis #Petro Poroshenko #Western Sanctions

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Defence projects, n-plants: India's new envoy to Russia has a huge task ahead

Jan 13, 2014

Defence projects, n-plants: India's new envoy to Russia has a huge task ahead

Indian officials believe Raghavan is an old Russia/Soviet Union hand and should be able to smoothen rough edges in the Indo-Russian defence relationship. #India #Russia #Ministry of External Affairs #Kudankulam #BrahMos #Moscow #IFS #Indo-Russian relations
The rise of Russian football was inevitable

Sep 21, 2012

The rise of Russian football was inevitable

It all started when Samuel Eto'o moved from Inter Milan, one of Italy's most prestigious clubs, to join Anzhi Makhachkala in southern Russia, a club who's name we hadn't even heard of, let alone pronounce successfully. #KickingAround #Zenit St Petersburg #Anzhi Makhachkala #Samuel Eto'o #Spartak Moscow #Russian Football

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The rise of Russian football was inevitable

Jul 29, 2014

VIDEO: Woman pole dances to stop car from being towed

A hilarious online video purportedly shows a Russian woman dressed in a T-shirt, sneakers and skimpy underwear bottoms try to pole dance her way out of getting her vehicle repossessed...
The rise of Russian football was inevitable

Jul 29, 2014

Obama accuses Russia of violating missile treaty

President Obama says Russian missile tests violate a key arms control treaty...
The rise of Russian football was inevitable

Jul 30, 2014

Officials says 19 dead over past day in Donetsk region in E. Ukraine

Officials in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine say 19 people have died in fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists...
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