... direct threat, the secretary-general says.
Russia's February invasion of Ukraine has caused a major geopolitical shift in the West, prompting Finland and Sweden to apply to join
and Ukraine in order to secure the status as a candidate to join
Russia has walked away from the partnership and dialogue that
has tried to establish with Russia for many years, says
secretary-general in Brussels ahead of a
summit in Madrid later this week.
They have chosen ...
MUNICH Kyodo Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida expressed concern on Monday with Senegalese President Macky Sall over the suffering in Africa due to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, emphasized the invasion's role in causing a global food crisis.... ... development, known as TICAD, which is scheduled to be held in Tunisia in late August.
, who serves as chair of
the African Union
, had previously blamed Western sanctions for the food crisis, in line with a claim made by Russian President
TheEuropeanUnion will try to deploy 1.5 million energy-saving'smart thermostats this year as it seeks to wean itself off Russian energy, Brussels and Washington announced on Monday, June 27 A smart thermostat is a device that adjusts heating and
... are on edge at a time of growing tensions between Russia and the American-led alliance because of the sudden flare-up along a sensitive fault line between East and West.
Lithuania insists it has no cargo ban and accuses Russia of lying. According to theEuropeanUnion sanctions on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it has restricted 1 percent of the goods that pass by rail through Lithuanian territory. Russia has reacted with fury, claiming that Europe had imposed an illegal blockade on its westernmost territory,...
As they prepare for the possibility that Russia will reduce deliveries, theEuropeanUnion countries agreed on Monday that all natural gas storage in the 27 nation bloc should be topped up to at least 80% capacity for next winter.
As they prepare for the possibility that Russia will reduce deliveries, theEuropeanUnion
countries agreed ...
... Euroclear, a settlement house in Belgium.
The US Treasury ended its sanctions on US bondholders after half of Russia's foreign reserves were frozen and
the US Treasury
ended a carve-out from sanctions that had allowed US bondholders to be repaid by Russia.
TheEuropeanUnion made it harder for Moscow to meet its debt obligations earlier this month by sanctioning Russia's
National Settlement Depository
, the country's agent for foreign currency bonds.
It took longer than many had anticipated: Sanctions have largely ...
... presidential official said on the sidelines of the summit that Iran and Venezuela should be allowed to return to oil markets to help stabilize prices, describing US sanctions on energy exports as a knot that needs to be untied.
The talks in Doha will involve theEuropeanUnion spokesman and envoys from Tehran and Washington, and they follow a visit by the EU s top diplomats to the Iranian capital, where they said on Saturday that the negotiations will resume within days and take place in a Persian Gulf state.
After about ...
... agencies forced to suspend online services for several hours. They came online later the same day.
The incident came a week after Russian officials threatened to retaliate after Lithuania banned the transit of steel and ferrous metals under the
The ban on goods under
sanctions was announced by Lithuanian authorities earlier this month and caused a flurry of angry retorts from Moscow, with the
denouncing the move as unprecedented and unlawful.
Moscow has accused Lithuania and the
A non-diplomatic ...