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Moment of truth for EU sanctions

President Barack Obama and the leaders of Germany, Britain, France and Italy agreed on a conference call last night to impose wider sanctions on Russia’s financial, defence and energy sectors.
Reuters Blogs: July 29, 2014

US: Russia violated nuclear treaty

The United States accused Russia of violating a historic nuclear test ban treaty by testing a ground-launched cruise missile.
July 29, 2014

Hague court orders Russia to pay over $50 billion in Yukos case

The Hague's arbitration court ruled on Monday that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in oil giant Yukos $51.6 billion for expropriating its assets, a big hit for a country teetering on the brink of recession.
Reuters: July 28, 2014

US: Russia firing artillery across Ukraine border

The United States is accusing Russia of firing on Ukrainian military positions in troubled eastern Ukraine from inside Russia.
July 25, 2014

Erdogan's rhetoric raises diplomatic tensions

Turkey’s prime minister has been criticizing U.S. policies in the Middle East, particularly regarding the conflict in Syria and fighting between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
July 24, 2014

New Balkan drug trafficking route passes through Bulgaria, Romania, says Europol

Major Balkan route for drug trafficking from South America to Europe is no longer passing through Serbia but rather through Bulgaria and Romania, says a report of Europol
July 23, 2014

2 Ukrainian military jets shot down

The Ukrainian defense ministry says two of its military fighter jets have been shot down in eastern Ukraine.
July 23, 2014

Train carrying crash victims' remains arrives in Ukraine-held city

The remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine were making their way to the Netherlands on Tuesday as a senior Ukrainian separatist leader handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysian experts.
July 22, 2014

Vest: German Chancellor part of negotiations over naming dispute

German Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted to being included in the negotiations over the naming dispute between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece,
July 21, 2014

Besiktas join Olympiakos in the race for Fulham striker

Besiktas have entered talks with Fulham over Bryan Ruiz. July 21, 2014