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ukraine †russia - MH17 Crash Sparks Spike in Russia Sanction Risk

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MH17 Crash Sparks Spike in Russia Sanction Risk

bloomberg.com2014-07-24 12:03:49Cache

The risk of the U.S. and the European Union imposing wider economic sanctions on Russia has surged after a Malaysia Air passenger jet crashed in Ukraine’s rebel-held area, a Bloomberg survey of economists showed. The U.S. will impose measures targeting Russian industries, according to a record 79 percent of respondents in a survey of 29 economists, up from 17 percent last month. The EU will follow suit, according to 48 percent, up from 4 percent in June.

MH17 Crash Sparks Spike in Russia Sanction Risk

bloomberg.com

MH17 Crash Sparks Spike in Russia Sanction Risk

bloomberg.com2014-07-24 12:03:49Cache

The risk of the U.S. and the European Union imposing wider economic sanctions on Russia has surged after a Malaysia Air passenger jet crashed in Ukraine’s rebel-held area, a Bloomberg survey of economists showed. The U.S. will impose measures targeting Russian industries, according to a record 79 percent of respondents in a survey of 29 economists, up from 17 percent last month. The EU will follow suit, according to 48 percent, up from 4 percent in June.

Russia denies missiles that hit Ukrainian fighter jets fired from Russia - agency

yahoo.com2014-07-24 12:03:42Cache

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's defence ministry denied on Thursday a Ukraine security council statement that missiles that brought down two of its fighter jets may have been fired from Russia, Interfax news agency reported, citing a defence ministry official.

EU targets state-owned Russia banks in sanctions draft

yahoo.com2014-07-24 12:03:27Cache

By Barbara Lewis and Justyna Pawlak BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union would target state-owned Russian banks and their ability to finance Moscow's faltering economy in its most serious sanctions so far over the Ukraine crisis under proposals considered by EU governments on Thursday, diplomats said.

EU Floats Russian Bank Finance Ban as Ukraine Vote Nears

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EU Floats Russian Bank Finance Ban as Ukraine Vote Nears

bloomberg.com2014-07-24 12:03:12Cache

European officials laid out options for applying sanctions to Russian banks as Ukraine headed toward early elections after two parties quit the ruling coalition. A ban on European purchases of bonds or shares sold by Russia’s state-owned banks is among the options for stepped-up sanctions being weighed by the European Union over the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine, according to a proposal presented to member states.

Russia says will cooperate with MH17 probe led by Netherlands

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Russia says will cooperate with MH17 probe led by Netherlands

dnaindia.com2014-07-24 12:03:07Cache

Russia will cooperate with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner a week ago and is satisfied that the Netherlands, rather than Ukraine, is leading the effort, the country's ambassador to Malaysia said on Thursday. Liudmila Vorobyeva also rejected suggestions that the pro-Russian separatists blamed by Western governments for shooting down Flight MH17 possessed a Russian-made anti-aircraft missile, and said the rebels lacked the training to use such a system.

World shares subdued amid Russia sanctions report

foxbusiness.com2014-07-24 08:33:54Cache

TOKYO –  World shares were rattled Thursday by reports the European Union is weighing stiffer financial sanctions against Russia. A further pickup in China's manufacturing in July failed to lift markets which have been unnerved the past week by Israel's invasion of Gaza and the shooting down of a civilian jetliner over a part of eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian separatists.

EU to Mull Russian Sanctions as Black Box Analysis Starts

bloomberg.com2014-07-24 08:15:43Cache

European leaders will consider proposals for new sanctions against Russia as officials began downloading data from the voice recorders of the Malaysian Air (MAS) jet that crashed last week in Ukraine. Governments are discussing options ranging from restricting Russia’s capital-market access to an arms embargo, with the European Commission circulating proposals to national capitals this morning.

Russia denies missiles that hit Ukrainian fighter jets fired from Russia -agency

trust.org2014-07-24 08:11:45Cache

MOSCOW, July 24 (Reuters) - Russia's defence ministry denied on Thursday a Ukraine security council statement that missiles that brought down two of its fighter jets may have been fired from Russia, Interfax news agency reported, citing a defence ministry official.

MH17 crash: Nato sees evidence \'weapons are still moving from Russia to Ukraine\'

independent.co.uk

MH17 crash: Nato sees evidence 'weapons are still moving from Russia to Ukraine'

independent.co.uk2014-07-24 07:52:17Cache

The first 40 bodies from the 298 passengers killed who were on board the 17 July flight arrived in the Netherlands yesterday for identification and more bodies are expected to arrive today. The Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has this morning warned it could take "weeks or even months" before remains of the 43 Malaysians on board are repatriated.

Russia says nine instances of gunfire from Ukraine against Russian territory registered in June and July

kyivpost.com2014-07-24 06:40:16Cache

Moscow - The Russian Defense Ministry has invited the West to investigate who has been firing on the Russian-Ukrainian border and against what targets, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov has said. Announcement To Readers Since 1995, the Kyiv Post has been the world's window on Ukraine. Please support the newspaper’s quality, independent journalism with a digital subscription.