Sanctions-hit Kremlin to stage annual ‘Russian Davos’ bereft of financial elite

Sanctions-hit Kremlin to stage annual ‘Russian Davos’ bereft of financial elite

Flags with the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) logo fly near the St. Isaac’s Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register International economic forum June 15-18 in St Petersburg No Western bigwigs at ‘Russian Davos’ due to sanctions Putin won’t meet top … Read more

Ireland’s Sinn Fein says UK is set to break international law

Ireland’s Sinn Fein says UK is set to break international law

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks during an interview with Reuters in her office at Government buildings, in Dublin, Ireland, May 18, 2022. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 12 (Reuters) – Britain is set to break international law by bringing forward legislation to unilaterally change the … Read more

Ukraine eyes billions in euros from Europe electricity exports

Ukraine eyes billions in euros from Europe electricity exports

Building cranes and power lines connecting pylons of high-tension electricity are seen next to a construction site of new apartment blocks in Kyiv, Ukraine July 10, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, June 8 (Reuters) – Ukraine hopes to make 1.5 billion euros from electricity exports to the … Read more

Russia’s UN envoy storms out of Ukraine meeting over European statement

Russia’s UN envoy storms out of Ukraine meeting over European statement

Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Pramila Patten is seen on a video screen as she addresses a meeting of the United Nations Security Council about the Russian invasion of Ukraine at UN headquarters in New York City, New York, US, June 6, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Segar Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

EU leaders agree to ban export of Russian oil to the bloc – EU’s Michel

EU leaders agree to ban export of Russian oil to the bloc – EU’s Michel

FILE PHOTO – European Council President Charles Michel speaks during a joint news conference with Sweden’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson (not seen) in Stockholm, Sweden May 25, 2022. TT News Agency/Fredrik Sandberg via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, May 30 (Reuters) – EU leaders agreed on Monday to ban … Read more

Lifting sanctions against Russia part of peace talks with Ukraine – Lavrov

Lifting sanctions against Russia part of peace talks with Ukraine – Lavrov

Members of the Ukrainian delegation attend the talks with Russian negotiators, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Istanbul, Turkey March 29, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 30 (Reuters) – Lifting sanctions imposed on Russia is part of peace negotiations between Moscow and … Read more

Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know right now

Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know right now

April 28 (Reuters) – European leaders denounced Russia’s attempt to “blackmail” Ukraine’s allies over gas supplies, as Western sanctions beat the Russian economy already struggling with its worst crisis since the 1991 fall of the Soviet Union. read more Russian President Vladimir Putin said any countries attempting to interfere in Ukraine would receive a swift … Read more

Russian ruble hits near 2-year high vs euro

Russian ruble hits near 2-year high vs euro

A view shows Russian ruble coins in this illustration picture taken March 25, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 25 (Reuters) – The Russian ruble strengthened on Monday, firming past 77 against the euro to a near two-year high, helped by tax payments that companies are due … Read more

Unrepentant Schroeder exposes German coalition rift over Ukraine

Unrepentant Schroeder exposes German coalition rift over Ukraine

Former chancellor has links to Russian energy firms Top Social Democrat says Schroeder should quit party Schroeder says Germany benefited from his ties to Putin German coalition divided over arming Ukraine BERLIN, April 25 (Reuters) – The co-leader of Germany’s Social Democrats called on former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder to quit the party after he defended … Read more

US warns of response to any permanent China military presence in Solomons

US warns of response to any permanent China military presence in Solomons

SYDNEY/WASHINGTON, April 22 (Reuters) – A senior-level US delegation put the Solomon Islands’ leader on Friday and warned that Washington would have “significant concerns and respond accordingly” to any steps to establish a permanent Chinese military presence in the Pacific island nation. A White House statement said Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare reiterated to … Read more