‘Sham’ Ukrainian referendum results point to Russia’s annexation

Russia says the majority voted for annexation “Welcome home, in Russia!” Medvedev says Russia’s parliament says it may consider annexation on October 4 The United States plans a UN resolution to reject any change in Ukraine Russian undersea gas pipelines mysteriously damaged LONDON/ZAPORECHA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Officials have installed Russia in four occupied regions of … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: US seeks allies as division emerges over global plastic pollution treaty

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (Reuters) – The United States is seeking to forge a coalition of countries to advance negotiations on a global plastic pollution treaty, weeks after launching a similar group that includes several other G7 nations, according to a document seen by Reuters. . The move underscores its desire to keep the treaty’s focus … Read more

Federal Reserve officials stare at the markets, say inflation is the focus

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Reserve officials on Monday shrugged off heightened volatility in global markets from falling U.S. stocks to currency turmoil abroad and said their priority remained controlling domestic inflation. “There are interactions out there,” said Loretta Meester, president of the Federal Reserve Bank … Read more

Gas crisis plunges LNG shipping market into the hands of energy giants

LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The skyrocketing price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping has alienated dozens of small traders, concentrating business in the hands of a handful of major global energy companies and major global trading houses. This grip is not expected to ease until 2026 when more LNG begins to emerge and lower prices, raising … Read more

Morning show: Uneasy cable | Reuters

US dollar banknotes are shown in this illustrative photo taken on June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Law/Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in the US and global markets from Mike Dolan. Britain’s gamble to stimulate growth through unfunded tax cuts to increase inflation has turned … Read more

Pink Floyd: Roger Waters shows in Poland canceled

CNN – Brirtish rock legend and Co-founder Pink Floyd Roger Waters’ concerts in Poland in April have been canceled amid a backlash for the musician’s stance on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Live Nation Poland, the party’s promoter, confirmed the cancellation on Saturday but did not specify a reason. The cancellation comes after Waters, 79, was … Read more

Italy elections 2022: Georgia Meloni set to be the country’s most right-wing prime minister since Mussolini – poll on exit

CNN – Early opinion polls suggest Italy will be led by the largest far-right government since the fascist era of Benito Mussolini. A coalition of far-right parties led by Giorgia Meloni, Brothers of Italy The party – which traces its origins to post-war fascism – was on track to win between 41 and 45% of … Read more

‘I don’t want to die for someone else’s ambitions’: Russian men face mobilization

Andrei Alekseev, a 27-year-old engineer from Yekaterinburg, was among several men in line who fled Russia following President Vladimir Putin’s mobilization orders. Cars had to pass through checks at the Russian and Kazakh borders, both of which lasted about two hours. Alexev woke up to the news Putin’s mobilization order On Wednesday morning he knew … Read more

Moscow-controlled areas of Ukraine in a “sham” vote to join Russia

Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – Voting has begun in Russia-controlled areas of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia, Moscow-backed officials said Friday, as Ukrainian and United Nations officials reported evidence of war crimes. During the war, which lasted nearly seven months in the country. Referendums organized by the KremlinWidely denounced by Ukraine and the … Read more

Wagner Group: Russian mercenaries bomb Bakhmut as Moscow searches for victory

The battle is as intense as it is decisive around the city of Bakhmut. The Russian positions are located within 200 meters of the Ukrainian military unit joined by CNN. The unit is caught up in a horrific artillery duel, sheltering in cellars, and using commercially procured drones as the best line of defense and … Read more