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Russia has suspended imports of some European meat products. Here, a cow feeds its calf at a farm near Krasnoyarsk, a city in eastern Siberia, Oct. 4, 2014.

Russia Bans Imports of EU Meat Products

Agriculture agency cites health concerns in broadening sanctions against West More

Bullet casings are seen in front of a mass grave near a local mine in the village of Nyzhnya Krynka, eastern Ukraine, Sept. 23, 2014.

Rights Group Cites Isolated Summary Executions in E. Ukraine

Amnesty International says a handful of such cases in eastern Ukraine suggest strongly that both sides have carried out at least some extra-judicial killings More

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov delivers a public lecture at the Foreign Ministry's headquarters in Moscow Oct. 20, 2014.

Russian FM Sees No Quick Fix to US Ties

Sergei Lavrov denies new ‘Cold War’ but says relations since start of Ukraine crisis have reached low point with no remedy in sight More

Swedish minesweeper HMS Koster patrols the waters of the Stockholm archipelago, Oct. 19, 2014.

Dutch Deny Link to Mystery Submarine Off Sweden

Netherlands denies Russian claim that 'foreign vessel' photographed in waters off Sweden could be Dutch More

FILE - Trays of printed Social Security checks wait to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury's Financial Management services facility in Philadelphia.

Report: Expelled Nazis Collected Millions in US Social Security

Associated Press says payments were distributed as part of deal set up by Justice Department unit to circumvent lengthy deportation hearings More


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Ukraine’s Euromaidan Reforms Reveal Deep Divisions

Activists, nationalists, bureaucrats at odds as nation prepares for key election
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EU's Barroso to Britain: Don't Alienate Your Friends in Europe

Call by European Commission president comes as PM Cameron is seen as isolating Britain from 28-country block, throwing its future in it into question
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Sweden Looking for Source of 'Foreign Underwater Activity'

Following radio signal intercepts Friday, country’s military launches sea search for ‘man-made object,’ possibly Russian submarine in distress
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3 Missing US Girls Detained in Germany

Two ethnic Somalis, one girl from Sudan living in Denver had gone missing last Friday; not clear where they were heading when apprehended in Frankfurt
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Eastern Ukraine Fighting Kills 4 Civilians

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Video Plunging Oil Prices Have Unpredictable Impact on Politics, Economics

Global oil prices are falling drastically, and a new World Bank study says they may remain low for a year or more. Lower energy costs can often help boost economic growth. But experts tell VOA’s Jim Randle, low prices might also increase political tensions and hurt investments in key energy sectors.