Nervous employees, no bankers: Western companies struggle to get out of Russia

HELSINKI (Reuters) – For foreign companies still figuring out what to do with their stranded Russian assets, President Vladimir Putin’s seizure of a major oil and gas project is a dire warning: move fast or otherwise. Companies have been grappling with how to come up with ways that limit financial impact, don’t put employees at … Read more

Three killed in an explosion in a Russian city near the border with Ukraine

Separatists say Lysichansk is “under control” but not liberated The Ukrainians say big battles, but Lyschansk is not surrounded Explosions hit Russia’s Belgorod, three injured – Governor Kyiv/KONSTANTINIVKA, Ukraine, July 3 (Reuters) – At least three people have been killed and dozens of homes damaged in the Russian city of Belgorod near the Ukrainian border, … Read more

Fighting intensifies for Ukraine’s last stronghold in eastern Luhansk province

Ukraine rejects allegations that the city is besieged “Stay in the shelters!” Mayor of Mykolaiv informs residents Ukrainian forces say Russian artillery has flattened buildings Zelensky stresses the need to maintain determination Moscow repeats denials of targeting civilians Kyiv/KONSTANTINIVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Fighting intensified on Saturday in Lysechansk, Ukraine’s last stronghold in the strategic eastern … Read more

Ukraine says at least 13 people were killed in a Russian missile attack on a shopping mall

Ukrainian officials say a shopping center was hit by missiles President Zelensky condemns the attack Russia denies targeting civilians in Ukraine KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Two Russian missiles struck a crowded shopping center in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchug on Monday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 50, the region’s governor said. President … Read more

NATO pledges aid to Baltic states and Ukraine, urges Turkey to allow entry to Nordic countries

three-day NATO summit in Madrid; Biden to attend Turkey’s veto over Sweden and Finland’s application is a big issue NATO approves new defenses for the Baltic region The aid package for Ukraine is intended for long-term support MADRID (Reuters) – NATO leaders will urge Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to veto a bid by Finland … Read more

Ukraine suffers a major setback after the fall of Severodonetsk

Kyiv/POKROVSK (Reuters) – Ukrainian special forces in Severodonetsk have continued to direct their artillery fire against Russian-backed forces, an adviser to Ukraine’s president said, after the city fell in a major setback for Kiev as it struggles for control of the region. east of the country. The TASS news agency quoted local police as saying … Read more

Ukrainians prepare to withdraw from the besieged city of Severodonetsk as Russians advance slowly

Ukraine’s EU candidacy will strengthen Europe – Zelensky Ukrainian forces take new positions in Severodonetsk Russia bombs targets across the Donbass River The war marks four months since the invasion Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine on Friday signaled the withdrawal of its forces from the city of Severodonetsk, which has seen weeks of fierce fighting, in … Read more

Germany faces recession risk as Russia gas crisis deepens

A photo of pipes is taken at the landing facilities of the “Nord Stream 1” gas pipeline in Lubmen, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Register More Europeans activate the first phase of gas crisis plans Rising gas prices add to policy makers’ inflation headaches … Read more

After EU nods, Ukraine vows victory while battling Russian attacks

Johnson pledges support, warns Ukraine will be overburdened The EU summit is expected to support the status of Ukraine’s candidate The battle continues for Sievierodonetsk Zelensky visits troops in the south More missile strikes and shelling across eastern and central Ukraine Kyiv (June 18) (Reuters) – With a blessing for its European Union ambitions and … Read more

Netherlands says Russian spy arrested seeking training at war crimes court

Russian agent accused of posing as an intern to infiltrate court The International Criminal Court is investigating allegations of war crimes in Ukraine False Brazilian identity included tastes of ecstasy music, bean stew AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch intelligence said on Thursday it had uncovered a Russian military agent who tried to use a false identity … Read more