Explainer: When EU embargo comes, where will Russia sell its crude oil?

Explainer: When EU embargo comes, where will Russia sell its crude oil?

Models of oil barrels are seen in front of the displayed sign “stop”, EU and Russia flag colors in this illustration taken March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MOSCOW, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Russia has ramped up oil shipments to Asia since Europe imposed sweeping sanctions, but … Read more

Explainer: What’s next for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Explainer: What’s next for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Aug 5 (Reuters) – A jury in Austin, Texas, decided on Friday that US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay the parents of a child killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre $45.2 million in punitive damages for falsely claiming the shooting was a hoax, on top of $4.1 million in compensatory damages. read more … Read more

Explainer: Blood, treasure and chaos: the cost of Russia’s war in Ukraine

Explainer: Blood, treasure and chaos: the cost of Russia’s war in Ukraine

A rescuer walks among debris at a site of a residential area destroyed by a Russian military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in the town of Toretsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine July 27, 2022. Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine /Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Explainer: What happens if Germany’s Russian gas flows stop

Explainer: What happens if Germany’s Russian gas flows stop

FRANKFURT, July 11 (Reuters) – Germany, the world’s fourth-biggest economy, is preparing for all scenarios including a complete stop to Russian gas supplies once a regular 10-day maintenance period on the giant Nord Stream 1 pipeline ends. Maintenance on the pipeline, which carries Russian gas directly into Germany, began on July 11 but Berlin is … Read more

Explainer: What charges might Trump face for trying to overturn 2020 election?

Explainer: What charges might Trump face for trying to overturn 2020 election?

NEW YORK, June 30 (Reuters) – A US congressional committee probing the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the US Capitol has sought to build a case that then-President Donald Trump behaved illegally when he sought to overturn his 2020 electoral defeat, but what charges might prosecutors bring against Trump and how might he defend himself? … Read more

Explainer: Macron or Le Pen: why it matters for France, the EU and the West

Explainer: Macron or Le Pen: why it matters for France, the EU and the West

A combination picture shows portraits of the two candidates running for the second round in the 2022 French presidential election, Marine Le Pen, leader of French far-right National Rally (Rassemblement National) party, and French President Emmanuel Macron, candidate for his re- election. Pictures taken February 5, 2022 (L) and April 2, 2022. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier Register … Read more