Russia's economic trends in May were positive across various sectors, according to RosStat’s recent data release as sanctions shocks and the low base effects wear off.
Ukraine has called the EU and G7 to implement a new round of sanctions against Russia following the destruction of the Kakhovka dam in occupied Kherson on June 6.
Tara Reade, the US ex-Senate aide who made international headlines by accusing President Joe Biden of sexual assault during his victorious 2020 presidential campaign, has announced that she is seeking Russian citizenship.
The massive Nova Kakhovka dam has been destroyed in the early hours of June 6, releasing a tidal wave of flood water that quickly swamped towns and villages downstream in southern Ukraine and triggered evacuation orders by local authorities.
The Central Bank of Russia is worried that the Russian economy is overheating due to high levels of investment and rising consumption in a very tight labour market, the bank said in its monthly update.
Russia claims to have blunted a Ukrainian assault in Donetsk Oblast, but Kyiv says Moscow is sowing disinformation as Ukraine makes advances in Donbas, Reuters reported on June 5.
European electricity consumers will save some €100bn on their energy bills, due to the rapid expansion of renewable energy sources caused by the Russian induced energy crisis the International Energy Agency said in a report.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz shocked observers after he put down hecklers at a speech in Berlin, delivering a fiery speech that condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin as a “warmonger” and a “murderer” on June 3.
Russian grain exports are expected to reach record levels in the current 2022-2023 agricultural season, with estimates by various domestic agencies and institutions ranging from 55.5mn to 59.3mn tonnes.
Turkey is getting a ready for an unprecedented invasion of about 7mn Russian tourists this summer in the wake of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s re-election as president.
Russia’s banking sector recorded a net profit of RUB224bn in April, with an annual return on equity of 21%. While this figure represents a one-third decrease compared to March, the sector profits already top RUB1 trillion.
West might talk tough on Russia sanctions enforcement, but it may have to settle for half-hearted promises from region.
The seasonally adjusted S&P Global Russia Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index posted 53.5 points in May, above the 50.0 no-change mark indicating expansion, signalling a “solid upturn in operating conditions at Russian manufacturing firms.
The French president tried to persuade sceptical East Europeans that they had nothing to fear from a Europe that was more self-reliant in security – and he almost pulled it off.
Western countries haven't imposed sanctions on Russian fertiliser exports, but the Kremlin claims trade is hampered by difficulty processing payments, and obtaining vessels and insurance
On the morning of May30 a series of kamikaze drones struck Moscow, in the most intense attack the capital has seen since President Vladimir Putin launched the full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
PiS government sparks yet another conflict with EU Commission, which says it "will not hesitate to take immediate action as necessary".
The creeping escalation of the war in Ukraine reached a new phase as long-range drones hit residential buildings in Moscow, sending residents fleeing but bringing the fight that has decimated Ukraine home to them.
A joint investigation by German magazine Der Spiegel and the Organised Crime and Corruption Research Centre has uncovered details of how banned technology is avoiding sanctions and is being shipped via Kazakhstan into Russia.
Investment in clean energy technologies is significantly outpacing spending on fossil fuels as affordability and security concerns triggered by the global energy crisis strengthen the momentum behind more sustainable options, according to the IEA.