MOSCOW - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MOSCOW News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Train carrying plane-crash bodies rolls out of war zone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212673-68/russia-investigation-train-bodies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212673-68/russia-investigation-train-bodies.html.csp">Train carrying plane-crash bodies rolls out of war zone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SERGEI CHUZAVKOV</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JUERGEN BAETZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:32:16.004-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kharkiv, Ukraine • A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the full-scale investigation demanded by world leaders. Five days after the plane was blown out of the sky, refrigerated railcars bearing victims’ bodies — gathered up after several days in the sun — rolled out of the war zone and into a weedy railyard in the cit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582126732014-07-22T21:32:16.004-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T21:32:16.004-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212673@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:32:16 MDT Rush-hour Moscow subway derails: 21 dead, 136 hurt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186686-68/moscow-train-officials-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186686-68/moscow-train-officials-russian.html.csp">Rush-hour Moscow subway derails: 21 dead, 136 hurt</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T18:42:19.639-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 06:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • A subway train derailed Tuesday deep below Moscow’s streets, twisting and mangling crowded rail cars at the height of the morning rush hour. At least 21 people were killed, Russian officials said, and 136 were hospitalized, many with serious injuries. The Russian capital’s airports and transit systems have been a prime target for terrorists over the past two decades, but multiple officials vigorously dismissed terrorism as a possible cause. The Moscow Metro is world-famous for its pala...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186686@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:42:19 MDT From Brazil to Russia: A look at the 2018 World Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58182499-77/russia-2018-cup-stadiums.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58182499-77/russia-2018-cup-stadiums.html.csp">From Brazil to Russia: A look at the 2018 World Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMES ELLINGWORTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:06:05.176-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Brazil just barely managed to get everything ready in time for the World Cup. Russia insists it won’t have any such problems in 2018, although the country faces other issues ahead of football’s next showcase tournament — including the threat of racism and violence. Just like in Brazil, the sheer size of Russia is set to cause logistical challenges for organizers and fans alike for the 2018 World Cup, with thousands of kilometers (miles) separating some of the host cities. But the succes...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581824992014-07-15T17:06:05.176-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T17:06:05.176-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182499@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:06:05 MDT Russia turns back the clock on year-round daylight-saving time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58137105-68/clock-daylight-round-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58137105-68/clock-daylight-round-russia.html.csp">Russia turns back the clock on year-round daylight-saving time</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T08:07:01.895-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 08:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Russia’s legislature, often accused of metaphorically turning back the clock, has decided to do it literally — abandoning the widely disliked policy of keeping the country on daylight-saving time year-round. The 2011 move to impose permanent “summer time” in 2011 was one of the most memorable and least popular initiatives of Dmitry Medvedev’s presidency. It forced tens of millions to straggle to their jobs in pitch darkness during the winter months. In the depths of December, the sun di...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581371052014-07-01T08:07:01.895-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T08:07:01.895-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137105@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:07:01 MDT Pro-Russian rebels free team of European observers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126767-68/ukrainian-russian-russia-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126767-68/ukrainian-russian-russia-ukraine.html.csp">Pro-Russian rebels free team of European observers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T20:30:04.955-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 08:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Pro-Russian insurgents on Saturday released a second team of observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, who had been held captive since the end of May, the organization said. OSCE spokesman Michael Bociurkiw said that the four observers were released and met by an OSCE official in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. “They’re in good health, they’re in good spirits,” he said. OSCE lost contact with four monitors from its Donetsk team and four monitors from its Luhansk...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581267672014-06-28T20:30:04.955-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-28T20:30:04.955-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58126767@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 20:30:04 MDT Officials: Sanctions on Russia could be delayed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58112897-68/russia-sanctions-russian-european.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58112897-68/russia-sanctions-russian-european.html.csp">Officials: Sanctions on Russia could be delayed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE, MATTHEW LEE and BRADLEY KLAPPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T09:25:57.466-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Sanctions aimed at key economic sectors in Russia because of its threatening moves in Ukraine might be delayed because of positive signals from Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Obama administration officials. The United States and its European allies were finalizing a package of sanctions with the goal of putting them in place as early as this week, the officials and others close to the process said Tuesday. Penalizing large swaths of the Russian economy, including its...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581128972014-06-25T09:25:57.466-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T09:25:57.466-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58112897@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:25:57 MDT Ukraine rejects Putin’s offer of gas discounts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58057321-68/ukraine-price-gas-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58057321-68/ukraine-price-gas-russia.html.csp">Ukraine rejects Putin’s offer of gas discounts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and NATALIYA VASILYEVA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T18:02:34.297-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 06:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Russia on Wednesday offered to restore the discounted gas price it granted Ukraine under the ousted pro-Russian president, but Ukraine demanded an even better deal and called for arbitration to settle the dispute. Speaking in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia was offering the discount as a “partnership deal.” Russia’s energy minister, Alexander Novak, specified the price offered as $385 per 1,000 cubic meters of gas. “We believe that our offer is more than in a partn...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580573212014-06-11T18:02:34.297-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-11T18:02:34.297-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58057321@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:02:34 MDT