In a small Russian town, a pensioner’s street art denounces the conflict in Ukraine

In a small Russian town, a pensioner’s street art denounces the conflict in Ukraine

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. BOROVSK, Russia, Dec. 14 (Reuters) – For more than 20 years, Russian pensioner Vladimir Ovchinnikov gained a following for his street murals in the small town of Borovsk, some 70 miles southwest of Moscow. victims of repression in … Read more

The Polish Allegro books a write-off of 2.3 billion zloty on Mall Group and WE|DO

The Polish Allegro books a write-off of 2.3 billion zloty on Mall Group and WE|DO

GDANSK, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Polish e-commerce company Allegro (ALEP.WA) has posted a 2.29 billion zloty ($511.8 million) impairment on the value of Czech online retailer Mall Group and logistics company WE|DO, who bought it last year. The non-monetary impairment will lower Allegro’s net profit in the third quarter, but will not affect operational stability … Read more

Britain has frozen £18bn of Russian assets

Britain has frozen £18bn of Russian assets

Russia overtakes Libya and Iran as main target of UK sanctions UK says sanctions hurt Russian military Russia ‘uses chips in tank kitchen appliances’ UK government has reported 236 sanctions violations LONDON, Nov. 10 (Reuters) – The British government said Thursday it had frozen assets worth more than £18 billion ($20.5 billion) owned by Russian … Read more

Benzema and Putellas win Ballon d’Or awards for best players in the world

Benzema and Putellas win Ballon d’Or awards for best players in the world

Frenchman Benzema of Real Madrid voted best player in men Barça’s Spanish midfielder Putellas takes women’s prize Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City voted best club PARIS, Oct. 17 (Reuters) – Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema won the 2022 Ballon d’Or for best male player in the world on Monday, while Barcelona’s Spanish midfielder Alexia Putellas won … Read more

Druzhba Pipeline Leak Reduces Russian Oil Flows To Germany

Druzhba Pipeline Leak Reduces Russian Oil Flows To Germany

WARSAW, Oct. 12 (Reuters) – Germany said on Wednesday it received less oil but still had adequate supplies after Poland found a leak in the Druzhba pipeline that supplies crude oil from Russia to Europe, which Warsaw said was probably was caused by accident rather than sabotage. The discovery of the leak in the main … Read more

Polish manufacturers cut jobs in September as orders continue to fall – PMI

Polish manufacturers cut jobs in September as orders continue to fall – PMI

WARSAW, Oct. 3 (Reuters) – The contraction in Poland’s manufacturing sector slowed in September, a survey on Monday found, but production declines and new orders remained significant and the pace of job losses picked up. S&P Global’s Polish Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose in September from 40.9 in August to 43.0 in September, remaining … Read more

The German Scholz: Trying to prevent escalation in the war between Russia and Ukraine

The German Scholz: Trying to prevent escalation in the war between Russia and Ukraine

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz walks to the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York City, US, Sept. 20, 2022. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, Sept. 21 (Reuters) – Any threat from Russian President Vladimir Putin to use nuclear weapons is … Read more

Europe’s drought exposes old stones, World War II ships as the water falls

Europe’s drought exposes old stones, World War II ships as the water falls

Aug 20 (Reuters) – Weeks of baking drought across Europe have plunged water levels in rivers and lakes to levels few can remember, exposing long-submerged treasures – and some unwanted hazards. In Spain, which is experiencing its worst drought in decades, archaeologists are rejoicing at the emergence of a prehistoric stone circle dubbed the “Spanish … Read more

Ukraine and Russia sign deal to reopen grain export ports

Ukraine and Russia sign deal to reopen grain export ports

UN, Turkey worked on mediation Ukraine-Russia export agreement Signing ceremony with Russia, Ukraine, UN at 1330 GMT Hopeful sign of progress towards alleviating the global food crisis Zelenskiy from Ukraine: potential to turn the tide on the battlefield ISTANBUL/KIEV, July 22 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine will sign an agreement Friday to reopen Ukraine’s Black … Read more