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

Russian cinema turned upside down after the suspension of Hollywood productions

Barely recovering from the pandemic, the Russian film industry is suffering from the fallout from the conflict in Ukraine, with five Hollywood giants pulling out of theaters: Disney, Universal, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros and Paramount. The country is trying to turn to Asian industries. Upon learning of Hollywood’s suspension of its films in Russia in … Read more

sanctions, military intervention, war crimes… France 24 answers you

Russia launched an offensive against Ukraine on 24 February. Since then, his army has expanded its offensive and continued bombing, forcing more civilians to flee west and into neighboring European countries. Faced with this invasion, you have many questions. France 24’s strategic consultant Guillaume de Rouget will answer some of your questions. Two weeks into … Read more

the noose of sanctions tightens around the Russian economy

As part of the new sanctions, in response to the massacre of civilians in Bucha, the EU is preparing to ban Russian coal from its market. This should deprive Russia of 4 billion euros of income per year. This is far from what the revenues from the sale of gas and oil represent. But for … 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

Europe 27 is preparing for a war economy. A total embargo on hydrocarbons and a change in the model of life. The Germans will suffer the most

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz speaks to the press April 3, 2022 in Berlin about the war crimes uncovered in Bucha, Ukraine. Pictures of pogroms in the Kiev region, as well as shelling and evidence of Mariupol, produced the effect of an electric shock in Western countries. Emotions are all the more intensified because the Ukrainian … Read more

India is trapped by proximity to Russia

While maintaining its economic interests, India, a historical ally of Russia, still refuses to condemn the invasion of Ukraine. A month into the war, the country found itself in conflict, torn between growing pressure from the West, especially from the United States, a strategic partner in the Pacific, and fear of Moscow drawing closer to … Read more

Russia tightens its grip on the Sea of ​​Azov, the “gateway” to the Black Sea

Since February 24, the Russian offensive has partially targeted southern Ukraine and territories to the east, along the Sea of ​​Azov. If Russia seizes this strip of land, it will become the master of the Sea of ​​Azov, which is a great victory for Moscow. In Ukraine, the “blitzkrieg” that Vladimir Putin counted on did … Read more

From Lvov to Kyiv, footage of the Ukrainian war

With the start of the “special military operation” by Moscow, the entire territory of Ukraine turned into a combat zone. From the Polish border to Kyiv, the France 24 team set off to meet Ukrainians, civilians or soldiers, brutally immersed in this deadly conflict. Travel. All airports in the country have been closed since February … Read more

How the Russian population manages to bypass censorship in order to receive information

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