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Russian President Vladimir Putin takes off his jacket as he leaves the Elysee Palace in Paris, after a supper with France's President Francois Hollande
Russia to Create Emergency Fund for Sanctions-Hit Companies, to Build New Rail Line Bypassing Ukraine

By IBTimes AU

Russia is set to create an anti-crisis reserve. (Sep 15)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, DMITRY MEDVEDEV, UKRAINE

Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014
Ukraine Crisis: New EU Sanctions vs Russia Goes Into Effect Friday

By IBTimes AU

Russia has pulled out its troops from Ukraine, NATO said there still remained 1,000 troops on the ground. (Sep 12)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, DMITRY MEDVEDEV, UKRAINE

Ukraine Independence Day
Ukraine Says Ceasefire Is Working Fine And Russian forces Are Withdrawing From Its Territory

By IBTimes AU

Ukraine's announcement is a welcome change from the past when it was blaming Russia for all its problems (Sep 11)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, UKRAINE, SETTLEMENT

A piece of the wreckage is seen at a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Petropavlivka (Petropavlovka), Donetsk region July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev (UKRAINE - Tags: TRANSPORT DISASTER)
MH17 Update: Witnesses Saw Russian Military Troops Operated a Missile Launcher on Day of Crash

By IBTimes AU

Eyewitnesses revealed they saw Russian military troops operating a missile launcher on the day Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed. Dutch investigators released the results of their preliminary findings. (Sep 11)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has imaged a coiled galaxy with an eye-like object at its center
Interactive Dark Matter Could Explain Milky Way's Missing Satellite Galaxies

By IBTimes AU

Scientists have discovered that there are far lesser galaxies visible from the telescope in the Milky Way than the actual number that must be there. (Sep 10)

Russia's President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow
European Union Facing Internal Dissent Over Russia Sanctions

By IBTimes AU

The announcement of EU sanctions on Russia should have preceded wider internal consultations (Sep 10)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, UKRAINE

A Boeing 777-F aircraft of German Lufthansa Cargo air carrier stands on the tarmac during loading at Fraport airport in Frankfurt July 28, 2014. Today Lufthansa transports 66 horses to Tehran airport.  REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski (GERMANY - Tags: ANIMALS TRANS
Russia Sure To Retaliate Against New Western Sanctions, Will Bar Western Airlines From Its Airspace

By IBTimes AU

Russia continued to adopt a strong stand against a definitive new round of economic sanctions to be imposed by the European Union. It has even warned that should the body push through with the new list, it will bar western airlines from its airspace effective immediately. (Sep 09)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, DMITRY MEDVEDEV, UNITED AIRLINES

Russia's President Putin addresses audience in Ulan Bator
EU Slaps New Sanctions On Russia: Makes Ukraine Peace A Condition For Review

By IBTimes AU

When EU itself is reeling under an economic slowdown, how far this will deter Russia needs to be seen (Sep 09)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, DMITRY MEDVEDEV, POLAND, UKRAINE

Stock market indices
EU States Planning Common Capital Market To Boost SMEs

By IBTimes AU

The success rate in any common capital market initiative hinges on the track record of SMEs who want to enter the market. (Sep 08)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT

NATO troops arrive at the site of a suicide car bomb attack in Kabul
NATO Summit: Alliance Leaders Close Ranks Against Russian Threat

By IBTimes AU

As the Afghanistan mission is coming to a close, NATO has more war fronts in the making. (Sep 05)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, LONDON