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  • EU didn't want Van Rompuy to learn 'truth' about Ukraine: Moscow

    Date: 2014-03-19 10:43:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:618140

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) – Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs reacted angrily Wednesday to the cancellation of a visit to Moscow by European Council president Herman Van Rompuy, saying the EU did not want to know the "truth" about ....

  • Russia can find other partners in case of EU, US economic sanctions, Kremlin spokesman

    Date: 2014-03-19 09:33:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:618029

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - Russia has threatened to switch to other trade partners if the European Union and the United States impose economic sanctions against it. "If an economic partner in one part of the world decides to slap sanctions on ....

  • Lavrov tells US sanctions 'unacceptable', threatens consequences

    Date: 2014-03-19 07:14:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:617742

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his US counterpart John Kerry that Western sanctions against Moscow over Crimea were "absolutely unacceptable" and said there would be consequences, Voice of Russia reported ....

  • Obama and Merkel consult on Russia and Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-19 07:11:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:617735

    WASHINGTON, March 19 (MENA) - President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed Russia's annexation of part of Ukraine and agree that international monitors must be sent immediately to southern and eastern Ukraine. They ....

  • 2 killed in shooting near Crimea military research center, 'sniper detained'

    Date: 2014-03-19 06:41:15 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:12 - ID:617686

    KIEV, March 19 (MENA) - Two people – a self-defense member and a Ukrainian soldier – were killed after snipers opened fire from a partially inhabited building near a military research center in Simferopol, Voice of Russia reported. One sniper was ....

  • 2 dead in helicopter crash near Seattle's Space Needle

    Date: 2014-03-18 18:50:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:154 - ID:617375

    WASHINGTON, March 18 (MENA) - Two people were reportedly killed in a helicopter crash near Seattle's Space Needle. It was the sound of the engine that alerted some people who were in Seattle's Fisher Plaza Tuesday morning that something was ....

  • Russia to respond toughly to provocative statements, but not seek confrontation- Putin

    Date: 2014-03-18 17:38:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:136 - ID:617161

    MOSCOW, March 18 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that Russia would respond toughly to provocative statements, but will not seek for confrontation with partners in the East and in the West, the ITAR-TASS reported Tuesday. "Western ....

  • Britain suspends military equipment exports to Russia: source to MENA

    Date: 2014-03-18 16:15:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:119 - ID:617003

    LONDON, March 18 (MENA) – Britain has suspended military cooperation with Russia, and exports of military equipment worth 37 million pound sterling would be halted, a source at the British foreign office said Tuesday. Earlier, British foreign ....

  • Agreements with Crimea and Sevastopol hoped to be ratified in few days

    Date: 2014-03-18 16:12:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:117 - ID:616713

    MOSCOW, March 18 (MENA) - Russia's Duma First Vice-speaker Alexander Zhukov voiced hope that the procedure of the ratification of the agreements signed with Crimea and Sevastopol will begin in the next few days, Itar Tass reported ....

  • Russia not part of Crimea crisis: Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-03-18 15:45:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:113 - ID:616969

    MOSCOW, March 18 (MENA) – Russia is not a part of the crisis in Crimea, Itar Tass reported, citing a statement by Foreign Ministry Tuesday. "It is high time for the European Union to understand that not Russia was behind the crisis in Ukraine, ....

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