Russia

Austria must continue to cut Russian gas reliance: OMV CEO (2)
02/12/2022 - 17:26 Vienna (AFP) - Austria has cut its dependence on Russian gas but it must keep up efforts to diversify its supplies for the next cold season, the head of Austrian energy group OMV told AFP. Europe has sought to reduce its reliance on Russian oil and gas since Moscow invaded Ukraine.
EU member state confirms agreement on price cap for Russian oil (5)
Poland dropped its objections to the $60 price limit in exchange for a review mechanism © Getty Images / shotbydave The EU has agreed to cap the purchase price of seaborne oil from Russia at $60 a barrel, Polish ambassador to the bloc Andrzej Sados confirmed to Reuters, after several media reports cited anonymous sources to that effect on Friday.
Putin tells Scholz why Russia is targeting Ukrainian infrastructure (1)
RT.com 02 Dec 2022, 23:45 GMT+10 Strikes a response to Kiev's attacks on Russian soil, president tells German counterpart Scholz Russian precision attacks against Ukrainian infrastructure are a necessary response to Ukrainian sabotage on Russian soil, including the bombing of the Crimean Bridge, President Vladimir Putin has told German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. The two leaders spoke by phone on Friday at Berlin's request, according to
Price Cap On Russian Oil To Encourage Flow Of Oil Onto Market, Protect Consumers - Yellen (3)
Mohammad Ali (@ChaudhryMAli88) Published December 03, 2022 | 04:00 AM WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 03rd December, 2022) The price cap on Russian-origin crude oil will result in an increased flow of Russian oil onto global markets and will protect consumers from possible disruptions, US Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen said in a statement. "The price cap will encourage the flow of discounted Russian oil onto
U.S. Designates China, Iran, Russia As Countries Of Concern Under Religious Freedom Act (1)
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (file photo) The United States has designated China, Iran, and Russia among other nations as "countries of particular concern" under the Religious Freedom Act, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said on December 2. "Our announcement of these designations is in keeping with our values and interests to protect national security and to advance human rights around
EU sets up cyber lab for Ukrainian Armed Forces (1)
02/12/2022 LOC21:59 18:59 GMT BRUSSELS, Dec 2 (KUNA) - The European Union Friday announced that it has financed and delivered equipment for a cyber lab, security software and hardware to the Ukrainian Armed Forces, as part of its ongoing support to Ukraine.
European Union agrees to a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil (1)
The $60 figure sets the cap near the current price of Russia's crude, which recently fell below $60 a barrel. Some criticize that as not low enough to cut into one of Russia's main sources of income. An oil tanker is moored at the Sheskharis complex, part of Chernomortransneft JSC, a subsidiary of Transneft PJSC, in Novorossiysk, Russia, on Oct.
Canadian-funded group removes landmines left in Ukraine after Russian retreat (1)
All the work is done by hand and on foot. A first check is done for any sign of small, hidden anti-personnel mines, ready to be triggered by a trip wire The Canadian Press Patrice Bergeron Dec 02, 2022 Deminers working for the HALO Trust clear mines from former Russian frontline positions Myla district on November 17, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Macron's visit to US hard to soothe cross-Atlantic tensions (1)
Xinhua, December 2, 2022 Flash As Washington has been grappling with its inflation pressure by hiking up rates and rolling out trade subsidies, European countries have complained about the ally's selfish policies amid ongoing energy crisis and price hikes no less than that in the United States. Though French President Emmanuel Macron's three-day visit to the United States was reported to soothe the cross-Atlantic spats over trade issues,
Edward Snowden receives Russian passport - lawyer (2)
By: RT 2 December 2022 Former CIA and National Security Agency (NSA) officer Edward Snowden has received his Russian passport after having been granted citizenship by President Vladimir Putin earlier this year. According to Snowden's lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, who spoke with Interfax on Friday, the whistleblower has also taken an oath mandated by law in order to become a full-fledged Russian citizen.