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'Complacent' NATO unprepared for Russian threat: British lawmakers
NATO is not prepared for the threat of a Russian attack on one of its members, British lawmakers said on Thursday, calling for more equipment and troops to be positioned in the Baltic States, which, they said, were particularly vulnerable.
Russia bans Ukraine's soy, mulls ban on Greek fruit, U.S. poultry
Russia has banned soy imports from Ukraine and may impose restrictions on Greek fruits and U.S. poultry next week, Russian news agencies reported on Thursday, in what could be responses to new Western sanctions.
Euro zone sentiment improves, overcoming Ukraine crisis concern
Euro zone economic sentiment unexpectedly improved in July despite the deepening crisis between the West and Russia over Ukraine, data showed on Wednesday, and inflation expectations among consumers and companies edged up.
Czechs oppose broad Russia sanctions, see new Iron Curtain
New European Union and U.S. sanctions against Russia should not hurt the Czech economy, but a protracted trade war could create a new Iron Curtan between the EU and Russia, the Czech government said on Wednesday.
Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site
Russia fought back on Wednesday over new U.S. and EU sanctions imposed over Ukraine, where fighting between Moscow-backed rebels and government troops has intensified since a Malaysian airliner was shot down.
Warsaw says Russian ban on Polish produce is revenge for EU sanctions
Russia announced a ban on most fruit and vegetable imports from Poland on Wednesday and said it could extend it to the entire EU, a move Warsaw called Kremlin retaliation for new Western sanctions over Ukraine imposed on Russia a day earlier.
Where Ukraine's separatists get their weapons
On the last day of May, a surface-to-air rocket was signed out of a military base near Moscow where it had been stored for more than 20 years.
Russia sanctions threaten to blow euro zone off course
The knock to confidence from harsher European sanctions on Russia could spoil the euro zone's budding economic recovery even if it shrugs off the fallout on trade.