Moscow on Wednesday slammed Finland for refusing entry to the speaker of Russia's parliament in the latest high-profile spat between the Kremlin and the European Union over the blacklisting of officials due to the Ukraine crisis.
Russia on Saturday slammed the EU's extension of sanctions over its annexation of Crimea as "blackmail" and vowed it would not be pressured into returning the peninsula to Ukraine."Crimea and Sevastopol are an integral part of the Russian Federation.
France has warned Google that it must begin enforcing right-to-be-forgotten requests on its worldwide "google.com" site as well as search results for individual countries within the next 15 days. If it fails to comply then sanctions will be imposed.
British director Peter Greenaway is to direct a film about Russia backed by a billionaire businessman and ally of President Vladimir Putin who has come under US sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.
Norway said Sunday it was angry that Russia's deputy prime minister visited its Arctic Svalbard archipelago this weekend even though he is banned from Norwegian territory over Russia's role in the Ukraine conflict.
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Sounds like a fourth-grade social studies teacher finally got to him.
Of course, we’re speaking about U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, the longtime U.S. Senator who took over the State Department when Hillary Clinton left in 2013.
Russia has acquired high-tech camouflage netting from Switzerland for a record 85 million euros, having placed the order before Bern imposed sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine conflict, reports said Sunday.
Moscow said on Monday it would respond to the latest EU sanctions over the Ukraine conflict which target several prominent figures including a popular singer, condemning them as "inconsistent and illogical"."Such decisions...
Greece has created a new headache for the EU by questioning sanctions against Russia over Ukraine but is unlikely to block them for fear of harming its own debt negotiations, analysts and sources say.
French President Francois Hollande said Monday that biting Western sanctions against Russia should be lifted if progress were made in resolving the Ukraine crisis."I think the sanctions must stop now. They must be lifted if there is progress.
North Korea on Sunday lashed out at fresh sanctions imposed by the United States in retaliation for its alleged cyber attack on Sony Pictures, criticising Washington for refusing a proposed joint investigation.
New U.S. legislation authorising sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis could undermine relations between Moscow and Washington for a long time, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying on Friday.
The EU imposed additional sanctions Thursday on Crimea, banning all investment and cruise ships from its ports to force home the message the bloc will not recognise Russia's "illegal annexation" of Ukraine territory.
akcji #jedzjabłka.Gryzą: A.Sobczak z gospo i wicenaczelny P.Stasiński @puls_biznesu (The basic meaning? Eat apples)
Michał A. Zieliński
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Rough diamonds are shown in this photograph from 2013.
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PEACEMAKERS: From left, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and European Union High Representative Catherine Ashton, participates in a trilateral meeting with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton meet in New York in September.
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A worker paints a Donetsk People's Republic flag on a vehicle at a repair shop in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, February 25, 2015
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A Russian McDonald's menu
Sandi dołącza do akcji #jedzjablka ;)
Jacek Pilch @PilchJacek
Russia has vowed to take retaliatory measures in response to the latest round of US sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis.
During the videoconference on the construction of the Vostochny Cosmodrome.
Photo taken May, 22, 2014