Russia’s Putin Says Western Sanctions Have Failed | Russo-Ukrainian War

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the barrage of Western sanctions imposed on Russia for its invasion of neighboring Ukraine had failed. Putin said on Monday that the West “expects a rapid upheaval in the economic and financial situation, causing panic in the markets, the collapse of the banking system and shortages in shops.” He added … Read more

German bosses and unions together oppose boycott of Russian gas

BERLIN (AP) — German employers and unions have united to oppose an immediate European Union ban on natural gas imports from Russia following its invasion of Ukraine, saying such The move would lead to factory closures and the loss of jobs in the bloc’s biggest economy. “A rapid gas embargo would lead to production losses, … Read more

New EU sanctions on Russia to target Sberbank, says commission chief

The logo is displayed at an office of Russia’s biggest lender Sberbank in Moscow, Russia December 24, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT, April 16 (Reuters) – Upcoming European Union sanctions against Russia will target banks, particularly Sberbank (SBER.MM), as well as oil, European Commission President Ursula von … Read more

Putin’s Pollock: US Seafood Imports Fuel Russia’s War Machine

MIAMI (AP) – A US ban on seafood imports from Russia on his invasion of Ukraine was supposed to sap billions of dollars from Vladimir Putin’s war machine. But loopholes in import regulations mean pollock, salmon and crab caught by Russia are likely to enter the United States anyway, via the country vital for seafood … Read more

Russian oligarch Deripaska’s yacht arrives in Turkish waters

ISTANBUL, April 16 (Reuters) – A yacht linked to Russian aluminum tycoon Oleg Deripaska arrived in a bay near the southwestern Turkish resort of Gocek on Saturday, as other Russian billionaires are heading to Turkey to escape Western sanctions following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Deripaska, founder of Russian aluminum giant Rusal (RUAL.MM), has been … Read more

Ukrainian railways limit exports of some staple foods, consultancy says

Ears of wheat are seen in a field near the village of Hrebeni in Kyiv region, Ukraine July 17, 2020. Picture taken July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, April 16 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state-owned railway company has temporarily restricted the transport of some agricultural goods … Read more

Ukraine works with Turkey and includes parallel ties with Russia, says Ukrainian diplomat

Turkish and Ukrainian flags wave during a welcoming ceremony for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan before his meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in kyiv, Ukraine February 3, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential News Service/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ISTANBUL, April 16 (Reuters) – Ukraine is working as much as possible … Read more

Queen Elizabeth will not attend Easter Sunday service in Windsor, royal source says

It comes just days after it was announced she would not be attending Thursday’s annual Maundy Service – the first time in over 50 years. Other members of the royal family are expected to attend on Sunday. The Queen, who is the head of the Church of England, has recently reduced some public engagements. Although … Read more

Ukrainian prime minister and finance officials to visit Washington next week

Ukraine’s Prime Minister and head of the country’s delegation Denys Shmyhal attends a joint news conference after an EU-Ukraine Association Council meeting in Brussels, Belgium, February 11, 2021. Francois Walschaerts/Pool via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and senior Ukrainian finance … Read more