Inflation hits record 10% in 19 EU countries using euro
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation in the European countries using the euro currency has broken into double digits as prices for electricity and natural gas soar , signaling a looming winter recession for one of the globe's major economies as higher pr
Zelenskyy vows to retake more areas after pushing Russia out of Lyman
Ukrainian president says there will be ‘more Ukrainian flags’ in eastern areas ‘in a week.’
U.S. Believes Ukraine Was Behind an Assassination in Russia
American officials said they were not aware of the plan ahead of time for the attack that killed Daria Dugina and that they had admonished Ukraine over it.
OPEC+ weighs large oil cutback to boost sagging prices
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries on Wednesday will debate a potentially large cut in the amount of crude it ships to the global economy — a move that could help Russia weather a looming European ban on oil import
Putin signs laws annexing 4 Ukrainian regions
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed laws absorbing four Ukrainian regions into Russia, a move that finalizes the annexation carried out in defiance of international law
Kremlin attempts to calm Russian fury over chaotic mobilisation
Amid angry protests over the conscription of new recruits, a propaganda drive is seeking to deflect blame from Vladimir Putin
Finnish border closed to Russians with tourist visas
The Finnish-Russia border has been closed to Russians with tourist visas, curtailing one of the last easily accessible routes to Europe for Russians trying to flee a military mobilization
Four-member SpaceX crew safely docks with space station
A four-member SpaceX Crew Dragon team, including a Russian cosmonaut and the first Native American woman sent to orbit, safely docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday to begin a five-month science mission.
Putin Annexes Occupied Ukraine Regions - The Moscow Times
Chief Putin critic clinches key election victory in Latvia
Bolstered by its vocal opposition of the Russian president’s invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Arturs Krisjanis Karins’ New Unity won 19 per cent of the vote.
Surrounded by body bags - Putin's 'war crimes' only strengthen Ukraine's resolve
The devastating civilian attacks only seem to have hardened the resolve of the Ukrainians with their leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy slapping in his application for the country to become a member of NATO.
Russian bodies, shattered vehicles mark Moscow's loss of Ukrainian town
The bodies of two Russian soldiers lay bloating in trees on opposite sides of the road, close to the blasted hulks of the cars and the van in which Ukrainian army officers said the dead men’s unit was retreating into the eastern town of Lyman.
Nord Stream gas 'sabotage': who's being blamed and why?
Major leaks that suddenly erupted in the Nord Stream gas pipelines that run from Russia to Europe under the Baltic Sea have generated plenty of theories but few clear answers about who or what caused the damage.
Oleg Deripaska charged with violating US sanctions
Oleg Deripaska, the Russian billionaire, has been charged with violating US sanctions over the sale of property and a scheme to have two children born in the U
Ukraine says 23 killed in Russian missile strike on civilian convoy
Those in the convoy planned to travel into Russian-occupied territory to pick up their relatives and then take them to safety.
Fleeing Russians follow path of 1917 refugees to Istanbul
ISTANBUL (AP) — Vladimir Putin’s military draft “changed everything” for the tens of thousands of Russians who have fled their country since the Russian leader's mobilization was announced last month, according to recent arrivals in Istanbul.
China dismisses complaints over quarantining US diplomats
China is dismissing complaints from two U.S. lawmakers over the quarantining of American diplomats and their family members under the country's strict COVID-19 regulations
Chechen leader Kadyrov sends three teenage sons, one aged 14, to fight in Ukraine
’The time has come to show themselves in a real battle,’ says warlord
Germany faces EU scrutiny over €200 billion scheme to curb gas prices
EU officials worry the massive borrowing could have a negative impact on fair competition in the single market. #EuropeNews
What's Putin thinking? Tough to know for nuclear analysts
Trying to figure out what Russian President Vladimir Putin is thinking is tough for Kremlin watchers who want to know whether he is bluffing with his nuclear threats
Biden disappointed by 'shortsighted' OPEC+ cut, more SPR releases possible
President Joe Biden called on his administration and Congress to explore ways to boost U.S. energy production and reduce OPEC's control over energy prices after the cartel's "shortsighted" production cut, the White House said on Wednesday.
UK at significant risk of gas shortages this winter, warns energy regulator
The energy regulator Ofgem warns the UK is at risk of gas shortages this winter.
Pope Francis ‘begs’ Putin to stop ‘spiral of violence and death’
Pope condemns annexation of four Ukrainian regions and calls on Zelenskyy to be open to any ‘serious peace proposal’.
Russians push baseless theory blaming US for burst pipeline
The Kremlin and Russian state media are aggressively pushing a baseless conspiracy theory blaming the United States for damage to natural gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea in what analysts said Friday is another effort to split the U.S.
Musk's plan to end Russian war infuriates Ukraine on Twitter
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has gotten into a Twitter tussle with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy after the tech billionaire floated a divisive proposal to end Russia’s invasion