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EU set to implement new Russia sanctions

By Dow Jones newswires The new sanctions will expand the number of Russian businesses barred from raising new money in the bloc's capital markets to include three major state-owned oil companies, according to documents...

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Russia vows to react if new European Union sanctions imposed

Russia‘s foreign ministry vowed on Saturday to react if the European Union (EU) implements new sanctions against Moscow over its role in the Ukraine crisis. “Instead of feverishly searching for ways to hurt the...

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Russia, Ukraine and rebels meet in Minsk for ceasefire talks

By Dow Jones newswires The Interfax news agency quoted an unnamed source in the negotiation group as saying the draft agreement being discussed calls for a cease-fire and a full-scale exchange of prisoners, but...

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Gold dips on US dollar strength

By Dow Jones newswires Still, the fact that gold's declines in dollar terms were relatively small is a sign that the precious metal is holding its own against the currency shifts and performing the...

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Oil prices lower in volatile trade

By AFP Oil prices have fallen amid volatile trading, as NATO chiefs met over the Ukraine crisis and the European Central Bank announced more rate cuts to boost the eurozone economy. The US warned...

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Kangaroo meat exporters take on Russia

Mr Devantier said Germany, France and Holland were key export markets, and the kangaroo meat industry was hopeful of striking a deal with China, which had the potential to be a "far greater market"...

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Russia says Ukraine's NATO ambitions threaten peace efforts

By Dow Jones newswires As world leaders gathered in Wales for a NATO summit expected to focus on the crisis, Sergei Lavrov warned the West not to support Kiev's desire for closer relations with...

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Obama sceptical of Ukraine-Russia ceasefire

By Dow Jones newswires Obama is stopping in Estonia on his way to the NATO summit in Wales. "It is clearly not accidental that the president has decided to stop in Estonia on the...

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Russia, Ukraine agree to permanent ceasefire

By Dow Jones newswires The announcement comes amidst an influx of Russian troops and military weapons into eastern Ukraine, with Mr Poroshenko facing a dilemma of either making concessions with the separatists, or continuing...