Within hours of announcements in Washington and Brussels last week that sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine would be stepped up, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would consider how to retaliate.
Ukraine's parliament ratified a landmark association agreement with the EU on Tuesday, firmly pivoting the country toward the West and drawing a line under the issue that last year led to the ex-president's ouster.
Globally renowned for their go-getter attitude and entrepreneurial spirit, U.S. businessmen were mostly positive when discussing sanctions at an international investment conference on Tuesday.
The five most humorous, wasteful, and puzzling food protests involving vegetables, fruit and — shockingly— chocolate since the Ukraine crisis broke out in February.
Outgoing NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has named Islamic State, or IS, and Russia as the key threats facing the military alliance, accusing Russia of "trampling" on post-Cold War peace.
Russia and Abroad
The Austrian season of culture, which took place in Russia in 2013 and 2014, gave artists from both countries an unprecedented opportunity for creative exchange and joint projects. The cooperation of institutes and artists from all areas of culture expanded far beyond the framework of particular events.
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Russiaĺs hotel and hospitality business is booming ľ with uniquely designed hostelries, updated Soviet chic, more spaces to congregate and celebrate, and summer menus to welcome the warm weather.
Ten years ago you seemed to wait forever for a seat in the sun.
At the first hint of spring the English, umbrella under arm, grasp a picnic basket, or root under a raincoat to light a barbecue. In Russia, I was told, you had to be sure the snow would not return. If you were cautious, like business people, that meant waiting... through May... and into June, before you were sure the weather wouldn't freeze your battens and or whip your canvas awnings.