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

China is preparing to ease coronavirus restrictions after a week of protests

Sources: China allows home quarantine, cuts mass testing A senior official says the severity of the virus is weakening The shift comes after a series of demonstrations Biggest public challenge show in years HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – China is set to announce an easing of COVID-19 quarantine protocols in the coming days and a cut … 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

Coronavirus protests escalated in Guangzhou as China’s lockdown anger boiled over

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – People in Guangzhou, China’s manufacturing hub, clashed with white riot police wearing hazmat protective gear on Tuesday night, videos on social media showed, as frustration with strict COVID-19 rules boiled over. 19 three years later. epidemic. Clashes in the southern city constituted an escalation of protests In the commercial center of Shanghai, … 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

Ukraine remembers the Stalin-era famine as war rages on in Russia

Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine accused the Kremlin on Saturday of reviving Joseph Stalin’s “genocidal” methods, as Kyiv commemorated a Soviet-era famine that killed millions of Ukrainians in the winter of 1932-33. Holodomor Remembrance Day comes as Ukraine struggles to fend off invading Russian forces and deal with power outages caused by air strikes that Kyiv … Read more