European leaders weigh additional sanctions against Russia

European leaders on Thursday weighed additional sanctions against Russia, a day after Ukrainian troops were forced to abandon their bases in Crimea and prepared to evacuate the peninsula. German ... Read More
Election commission official installs Crimean flag during preparations for a referendum at the polling station in Simferopol

Russia Sounds Alarm on Economy as West Starts With Sanctions

Russia’s economy is showing signs of a crisis, the government in Moscow said as the U.S. and the European Union announced sanctions over its support for the Crimea region ... Read More

Europe Stocks Rise as Crimea Vote Boosts Russia’s Micex

European stocks rebounded from a five-week low while the yen and Swiss franc weakened and Treasuries declined after Crimea’s vote to leave Ukraine. Russian shares rallied after four days ... Read More

Yen Retreats as Russian Stocks Gain After Crimea

The yen fell for the first time in six days against the dollar as a rally in Russian stocks damped concern Crimea’s vote to leave Ukraine will lead to ... Read More

Moscow stocks higher after Crimea votes to join Russia

Russian shares opened higher on Monday after Ukraine’s Crimea region voted in favour of joining Russia, as local investors shrugged off threatened Western sanctions believing they would be largely ... Read More

US and EU expected to announce sanctions against Russia

Measures could include visa bans and potential asset freezes in wake of Crimean vote to rejoin Russia The US and its allies in Europe are expected to announce sanctions ... Read More
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