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Russia warns West over risk of conflict with NATO

Russia warns West over risk of conflict with NATO

LONDON (Reuters) – One of President Vladimir Putin’s closest allies warned the West on Thursday that the increasing military support given to Ukraine by the United States and its allies risked triggering a conflict between Russia and the NATO military alliance. Former president Dmitry Medvedev, now deputy chairman of Russia’s …

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Russia slaps sanctions on 31 Western, Singapore energy firms

Russia slaps sanctions on 31 Western, Singapore energy firms

MOSCOW: Russia has imposed sanctions on more than 30 EU, US and Singaporean energy companies in a retaliatory move following Western penalties over Ukraine, a government decree said yesterday. The Russian government’s list targets 31 companies, most of which belong to the Gazprom Germania group of subsidiaries of Russian energy …

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