Russia controls the Sakhalin gas project and raises risks with the West

Putin signed a decree to secure all rights on Thursday The five-page decree comes on the heels of toughening Western sanctions This move raises risks for Western companies still in Russia Shell is already in talks to sell Sakhalin’s stake TOKYO/LONDON (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin raised the stakes in an economic war with the … Read more

17 Russian missiles killed near Odessa after Ukraine regains control of Snake Island

Russia describes Snake Island exit as a ‘goodwill gesture’ Donbass situation is more dangerous for Ukraine Russian missiles hit resort apartments near the port of Odessa Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian missiles hit an apartment building and a resort near the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Odessa on Friday, killing at least 17 people and wounding … Read more

China’s Xi said on a rare visit that Hong Kong ‘rised from the rubble’

China’s Xi arrives in Hong Kong via high-speed rail The new chief of the city will swear and celebrate the anniversary Britain and the United States say China has failed to meet its commitments Police warn of violence and chaos Tight security around the train station HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping said … Read more

Russia abandoned Snake Island in victory for Ukraine

It could ease the Russian blockade of the Black Sea ports Russia calls its exit a ‘goodwill gesture’ The situation in Donbass is more dangerous for Kiev The United States pledges $800 million in additional aid to Ukraine Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian forces abandoned their strategic Black Sea position on Snyk Island on Thursday, in … Read more

Dozens missing after attack on shopping mall in Ukraine, Russia presses east

Authorities say about 36 persons are lacking after the assault on a shopping center The state of affairs in Lysichansk may be very troublesome – Governor Gaidai Zelensky urges Safety Council to expel Moscow from UN Russia calls Zelensky’s speech a “PR marketing campaign” for arms Turkey lifts its veto on Finland and Sweden becoming … Read more

Russian missiles hit Ukraine, says Kyiv

Ukraine says Russia is finishing up large-scale bombing A chemical manufacturing unit was bombed, the place civilians have been trapped Ukrainian forces withdraw from Severodonetsk Dozens of missiles hit Ukrainian army bases Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian missiles fell on Ukraine on Saturday, hitting army services within the west and north in addition to a southern … Read more

Boris Johnson under pressure after British election defeats

Get together chief resigns after defeats, saying change is critical Conservatives lose their seats within the south Johnson’s Voter Fractures 2019 The Prime Minister is mired within the scandal of the closure events LONDON/KIGALI (Reuters) – Boris Johnson’s Conservative Get together misplaced two seats in parliament on Friday, in a recent blow to the British … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Boris Johnson signals UK willingness to remove mines, help Ukraine export grain

KIGALI (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson mentioned on Thursday Britain was prepared to assist clear mines off Ukraine’s southern coast and was contemplating offering ship insurance coverage to move hundreds of thousands of tons of grain caught within the nation. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24 and the imposition of a blockade … Read more

Ukraine takes step toward EU membership as battle in east enters ‘frightening climax’

Zelensky urges West to hurry up supply of heavy weapons EU leaders launch Ukraine’s membership course of The Battle of the Twin Cities of Donbass reaches a vital stage Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine will turn out to be an official candidate to affix the European Union on Thursday, bolstering the stricken nation’s morale as Russian … Read more

Bulgarian government loses no-confidence vote, early elections looming

Disagreements over fiscal coverage as inflation rises The federal government had a powerful place on NATO Petkov hopes defections will type a brand new authorities SOFIA (Reuters) – A vote of no-confidence on Wednesday toppled the Bulgarian authorities and Prime Minister Kirill Petkov, who had vowed to sort out corruption and took an unusually sturdy … Read more