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  • MOSCOW, July 26- Russia reacted angrily on Saturday to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they would hamper cooperation on security issues and undermine the fight against terrorism and organised crime.

  • MOSCOW, July 26- Russia said on Saturday that the United States bore some responsibility for the conflict in Ukraine though its backing for the Kiev government. There is one conclusion- the Obama administration has some responsibility both for the internal conflict in Ukraine and its severe consequences, "the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

  • MOSCOW, July 26- Russia said on Saturday that additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis would hamper cooperation over security issues and undermine the fight against terrorism and organised crime.

  • MOSCOW, July 26- Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in Ukraine's crisis would hamper cooperation over security issues.

  • FACTBOX-EU targets Russian officials in sanctions list Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 10:15 PM ET

    Mikhail Fradkov: Permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation; director of the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation. Nikolai Patrushev: Permanent member and secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.

  • Business Highlights Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. That helped the market overcome its latest dip, on July 17th, when a passenger jet was shot down in eastern Ukraine and Israel invaded the Gaza Strip, raising investor worries that conflicts around the world could escalate and destabilize financial markets.

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- Evidence that Russia is moving more weapons into Ukraine to arm rebels is likely to trigger more U.S. sanctions against Moscow once the European Union likely agrees its own sanctions next week, senior U.S. officials said on Friday.

  • Russia: McDonald's food has 'too many calories' Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 2:48 PM ET

    The suit comes amid especially high tensions between Moscow and Washington over the Ukraine crisis; the United States has slapped an array of sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine for allegedly supporting separatist rebels who are fighting in eastern Ukraine.

  • BRUSSELS, July 25- The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behaviour in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector.

  • This surprising asset may become a new safe haven Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    A worker secures a section of drill pipe on a crude oil rig outside New Town, N.D.

    U.S. shale has put the country on the same terrain as Saudi Arabia and Russia. In the process, it may turn oil into a safe haven.

  • MOSCOW, July 25- McDonald's burgers and shakes may become the latest victims of worsening ties between Moscow and Washington after a Russian consumer watchdog agency accused the U.S. chain of sanitary violations.

  • Pisani: Europe may back Russian sanctions     Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports Herman Van Rompuy, president of the European Council, might be backing sanctions against Russia.

  • EU corporate leaders talk sanctions     Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    With the threat of further EU sanctions against Russia, CNBC talked to some leading European CEOs and CFOs about the potential impact of sanctions on their businesses. Here's what they had to say.

  • BRUSSELS, July 25- When Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans spoke to his European Union peers of his grief and anger over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines airliner over eastern Ukraine, it was a turning point in Europe's approach to Russia.

  • Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, says that Friday's rate hike by the Russian central bank is a "pre-emptive move" to forestall capital outflows ahead of sanctions.

  • LONDON, July 25- Foreign equity and bond investors who had tentatively ventured back into Russia after a huge early-2014 selloff are again slashing their holdings for fear of being caught in the crossfire of Western sanctions. Russia has fared worst among the big emerging equity markets this year, with dollar-based losses of 13 percent.

  • LONDON, July 25- Oil fell below $107 a barrel on Friday as plentiful supply outweighed concerns over conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine. Brent crude for September delivery traded 18 cents lower at $106.89 a barrel by 1400 GMT.

  • *Russia anticipates more sanctions over Ukraine- analysts. MOSCOW, July 25- The Russian central bank unexpectedly raised interest rates on Friday, apparently preparing for possible further Western sanctions over Ukraine that could speed up capital flight from Moscow's already battered markets.

  • EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    BRUSSELS— The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine- related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro- Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed. The new measures, designed to put pressure Moscow and its allies in Ukraine, were announced in the EU's Official Journal, and took effect immediately.

  • Russia bans dairy imports from Ukraine Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 8:09 AM ET

    MOSCOW— Russia has announced a ban on all dairy imports from Ukraine starting next week, a move Kiev has dismissed as politically motivated. Russia is a key market for Ukrainian dairy products. Russia lambasted Ukraine's decision to sign a treaty with the EU in June.