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Germany's Gabriel urges lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

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KRASNODAR, Russia German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Wednesday called for Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine to extend a harvest-related ceasefire, saying it could help pave the way for a political solution.

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Telegram app agrees to register in Russia, but not to share private data

MOSCOW Pavel Durov, founder of the Telegram messaging app, agreed on Wednesday for his firm to be registered in Russia after coming under pressure from the authorities to do so, but said it would not share confidential user data with anyone.

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Eyeing election, Russia's Putin stages visit to voter's rundown home

IZHEVSK, Russia In a stage-managed gesture of benevolence a year ahead of a presidential election, Russia's Vladimir Putin flew 1,200 km (750 miles) to call in on a woman living in squalor and ordered her to be rehoused immediately. | Video

European Union extends Russia sanctions until January 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union formally extended its economic sanctions on Russia on Wednesday, a widely expected step that keeps restrictions on business with Russian energy, defence and financial sectors until Jan. 31, 2018.

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German coach Loew wants dopers to be named and banned

SOCHI/KAZAN, Russia Soccer players who are found guilty of doping should be named and punished, Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Wednesday after FIFA said it was investigating allegations concerning Russian footballers.

UPDATE 1-Soccer-German coach Loew wants dopers to be named and banned

SOCHI/KAZAN, Russia, June 28 Soccer players who are found guilty of doping should be named and punished, Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Wednesday after FIFA said it was investigating allegations concerning Russian footballers.

Skeleton-Yarnold criticises omission of Russian sliders from anti-doping checks

June 28 British Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold has criticised the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) for failing to include any Russian skeleton athletes on the anti-doping checklist.

Soccer-German coach Loew calls for dopers to be named and banned

SOCHI, Russia, June 28 Soccer players who are guilty of doping should be named and punished, Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Wednesday after FIFA said it was investigating allegations concerning Russian footballers.

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Exclusive: In Warsaw, Trump to promote U.S. natural gas exports: Cohn

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump plans to promote U.S. natural gas exports at a meeting next week in Warsaw with a dozen leaders from central and eastern Europe, a region heavily reliant on Russian supplies, his top economic adviser told Reuters.

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Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link

MOSCOW/KIEV/WASHINGTON A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month. | Video

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Iraqi military pushes deeper into Mosul's Old City

MOSUL, Iraq Iraq's military pushed deeper into Mosul's Old City on Wednesday, taking two more districts from Islamic State and bringing it closer to total control of the city.