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There's something about Cyprus
Cyprus is a tax haven and has long attracted wealthy Russians, but it could become a European energy hub.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2014 13:05 GMT
Putin orders troops near Ukraine to withdraw
Putin orders defence minister to withdraw forces involved in drills in three border regions to home bases, Kremlin says.
Last updated: 19 May 2014 20:36 GMT
Russian aircraft 'violated Ukraine airspace'
US defence department says Russian warplanes entered Ukraine's airspace on several occasions in the past 24 hours.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2014 02:21 GMT
Kerry meets Russia's Lavrov for Ukraine talks
Secretary of State seeks common ground with the Kremlin amid rising tensions over further Russian incursions in Ukraine.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2014 20:47 GMT
Kerry seeks Ukraine talks with Lavrov
US top diplomat flies to Paris to set up meeting with Russian counterpart after Putin and Obama discuss Crimea crisis.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2014 20:18 GMT
Russia rules out intention to invade Ukraine
Foreign minister says Moscow has "absolutely no intention" of ordering its forces to cross the Ukrainian border.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2014 13:43 GMT
US urges Russia to leave Crimea border area
Obama and Putin discuss tensions in telephone call, as US estimates 40,000 troops are massed near border with Ukraine.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2014 02:16 GMT
Russia says all Kiev troops are out of Crimea
Putin congratulates Russian army for Crimea takeover, while Obama denounces assembly of troops at border with Ukraine.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2014 18:47 GMT
NATO: Russian forces could pose wider threat
Military chief says build-up of Russian army at Ukrainian border is large enough to menace other post-Soviet states.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2014 21:08 GMT
Ukraine rivals clash as Russia alerts troops
Russia orders battle tests for forces near border and moves to secure Ukraine-based fleet, as tensions rise in Crimea.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2014 03:09 GMT
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