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Russian passes first vote on war economy measures

Russian lawmakers attend a session of the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, in Moscow, Russia January 16, 2020. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Firms will have to gear production to war effort Employees can be made to work overtime LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) – The Russian government …

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Zelenskiy says Ukraine is in talks with Turkey, UN on grain exports

July 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine is holding talks with Turkey and the United Nations to secure guarantees for grain exports from Ukrainian ports, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Monday. “Talks are in fact going on now with Turkey and the UN (and) our representatives who are for the security of the grain that leaves our …

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Russia’s Medvedev says oil could top $300-$400 if Japan’s price cap idea implemented

Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Security Council Dmitry Medvedev gives an interview at the Gorki state residence outside Moscow, Russia January 25, 2022. Sputnik/Yulia Zyryanova/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, July 5 …

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Nervous staff and no bankers: Western firms struggle to exit Russia

HELSINKI, July 4 (Reuters) – For foreign companies still working out what to do with their stranded Russian assets, President Vladimir Putin’s seizure of a major oil and gas project is a powerful warning: Move fast or else. Companies have been wrestling with how to exit in ways that limit the financial impact, do not …

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Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know right now

Rescue workers work at the scene of a missile strike at a location given as Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Odesa region, Ukraine, in this handout image released July 1, 2022. State Emergency Services of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 4 (Reuters) – Russia said it had established full control over …

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Ukraine says Russian ship carrying Ukrainian grain detained by Turkey

KARASU/KYIV, July 3 (Reuters) – Turkish customs authorities have detained a Russian cargo ship carrying grain which Ukraine says is stolen, Ukraine’s ambassador to Turkey said on Sunday. Ukraine had previously asked Turkey to detain the Russian-flagged Zhibek Zholy cargo ship, according to an official and documents viewed by Reuters. read more Reuters reporters saw …

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Exclusive: Germany plans levy on gas bills for all consumers

A general view of the WINGAS gas storage facility near the northern German town of Rehden January 7, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Proposal could replace price adjustment clause Levy could finance 1 bln euros of gas importers’ needs per week Additional surcharge to make gas more expensive …

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Ukraine requests Turkey detain Russian-flagged ship carrying Ukrainian grain

Workers storage grain at a terminal during barley harvesting in Odesa region, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, Ukraine June 23, 2022. REUTERS/Igor Tkachenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON/ISTANBUL, July 1 (Reuters) – Ukraine has requested that Turkey detain and arrest the Russian-flagged cargo ship Zhibek Zholy carrying a cargo …

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Russia seizes control of Sakhalin gas project, raises stakes with West

Putin signed decree to secure all rights on Thursday Five-page decree follows tightening Western sanctions Move raises risks for Western firms still in Russia Shell was already in talks to sell up Sakhalin stake TOKYO/LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has raised the stakes in an economic war with the West and its …

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