The head of the WTO warned about the division of the world economy

The head of the World Trade Organization warned on Tuesday of a split in the global economy into rival blocs amid the war in Ukraine, urging countries not to restrict trade during the crisis. “The war in Ukraine caused great human suffering, but it also hurt the global economy at a critical time,” said Ms. … Read more

The Russian film industry turned upside down after the departure of Hollywood

Upon learning of Hollywood’s suspension of the distribution of her films in Russia in response to the “unreasonable” military intervention in Ukraine, Muscovite Mila Grekova “immediately knew who the death knell was ringing for.” Grekova, a translator of American films, was left without work after the decision of five Hollywood giants – Disney, Universal, Sony … Read more

News about the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The situation on the ground, international reaction, sanctions: on the issue of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. – Kyiv accuses Russia of “genocide” – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday accused Russia of committing a “genocide” in Ukraine to destroy “an entire nation” after the discovery of numerous bodies in Bucha, a city northwest of Kyiv, … Read more

Kiev region “liberated”, evidence of possible killings of civilians

Ukraine announced on Saturday that the entire Kyiv region has now been “liberated” and Russian troops are conducting a “rapid withdrawal” from the country’s north amid reports of killings of civilians in some of those areas. In an attempt to increase pressure on Moscow, the Baltic states on Saturday announced they were halting imports of … Read more

War in Ukraine causes prices to rise in Germany

AFP, posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 5:38 pm. Unheard of in more than 40 years, inflation in Germany jumped 7.3% in March, helped by the war in Ukraine, which is pushing up energy and food prices, making it harder for the government and the European Central Bank (ECB). To find such a high … Read more

News about the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The situation on the ground, international reaction, sanctions: on the issue of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. – Nothing “promising” in the negotiations – Talks between Russians and Ukrainians in Istanbul on Tuesday produced nothing “promising” or “breakthrough,” the Kremlin said Wednesday, dampening hopes for real progress towards peace. “There’s a lot of work to be … Read more

The Russian crew rushes to the ISS amid the war in Ukraine

AFP, posted on Friday, March 18, 2022 at 7:38 pm. Three Russian cosmonauts flew aboard a Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday in the context of extreme tensions between Russia and the West over the conflict in Ukraine. This crew, led by experienced cosmonaut Oleg Artemiev, accompanied by Denis Matveev and … Read more