Putin admits that Russia’s war in Ukraine could be long

The threat of nuclear weapons escalated, but “we didn’t go crazy” – Putin Report: Russia fired more than 1,000 times at Ukraine’s power grid 10 killed in Russian bombing of eastern Ukraine – Zelinsky LONDON/Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has acknowledged his military may fight in Ukraine for a long time, but said … Read more

The European Union has approved a law banning the import of goods linked to deforestation

BRUSSELS/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The European Union on Tuesday approved a new law to prevent companies from selling coffee, beef, soybeans and other commodities linked to worldwide deforestation on EU markets. The law would require companies to issue a due diligence statement showing their supply chains are not contributing to forest destruction before selling goods … Read more

Ukraine seems to be showing its ability to strike deep into Russia

It was reported that a third Russian airport was hit by a drone strike Ukrainian Zelensky meets troops near the Eastern Front Oil price ceiling gives G7 leverage over Russia – US official US lawmakers approve an additional $800 million to defend Ukraine (Reuters) – A third Russian air base was set ablaze by a … Read more

Emergency call services and telecom companies urge the EU to protect telecom networks from power outages

MILAN/STOCKHOLM/PARIS (Reuters) – Europe’s top telecoms companies and an emergency services lobby on Monday urged Brussels to protect mobile and fixed-line networks from power outages, a letter seen by Reuters showed, as fears grew about the loss of communications. networks during widespread power outages. Europe is facing potential power rationing and blackouts in the aftermath … Read more

The G7 begins to put pressure on Russia over Ukraine by capping oil prices

Russia says it will not export oil subject to the cap Zelensky says the price cap will do little to deter Russia Ukrainian regions resort to scheduled power outages Ukrainian forces occupy positions along the Zelensky front line Russia says the forces are carrying out successful operations in Bakhmut Kyiv (Reuters) – A cap on … Read more

The US Embassy is the latest target in a series of mined letters in Spain

The first explosive device was sent to the Prime Minister’s Office on November 24 Five similar booby-trapped messages were received on Wednesday and Thursday An official of the Ukrainian Embassy was slightly wounded in the explosion of one explosive device Another device was found at the US Embassy in Madrid It also targeted the Ministry … Read more

The global oil market points to short-term weakness ahead of the EU embargo on Russian oil

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The global oil market is signaling a possible turnaround, as traders and analysts worry about lower demand for crude and an oversupply market in the coming months. After months of strength, crude oil futures are tipping to lows not seen all year as top oil consumer China enters additional COVID-19 lockdowns … Read more

Canada launches new Indo-Pacific strategy, focused on ‘disruptive’ China

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada on Sunday launched its long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy, pledging more resources to deal with a “troubled” China as it works with the world’s second-biggest economy on climate change and trade issues. The 26-page document outlined spending of C$2.3 billion ($1.7 billion), including to bolster Canada’s military presence and cyber security in the … Read more

Seismic shifts in international data markets demand an update of broadband Internet policy

Through the parallel internet, platforms have driven seismic shifts in global data flows. GT The global policy movement to improve connectivity and bridge the digital divide has generated reports on international data markets and associated regulatory policies. The papers sometimes introduce confusing terms: usage, transitivity, gaze, and association. Each term has a specific meaning and … Read more

A grim winter looms as Russian strikes cripple Ukraine’s energy capacity

Ukrainians with little or no warming up after the bombing Temperatures in several areas are already below freezing Kherson residents receive an offer to evacuate to safer areas Ukrainian security forces raid the famous Kyiv Monastery Kyiv (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded with Ukrainians to conserve energy amid relentless Russian strikes that have halved … Read more