Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

The battle for Sloviansk is fast approaching, UK says A market in Sloviansk was struck on July 5, 2022, following a suspected missile attack during the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Miguel Medina | AFP | Getty Images Britain’s Ministry of Defense said a battle for the major city of Sloviansk on the front line in … Read more

Russia’s War in Ukraine Overshadows G20’s Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery

Russia’s War in Ukraine Overshadows G20’s Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery

State Department — Russia’s aggression against Ukraine is high on the agenda as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with other foreign ministers from the Group of 20 largest import, or G-20, later this week in Bali, Indonesia. Blinken departs Wednesday for a G-20 ministerial being held in Bali July 7-8, where he will … Read more

Putin Will Kill Russia’s Oil And Gas Economy And Ukraine Will Eventually Emerge Stronger

Putin Will Kill Russia’s Oil And Gas Economy And Ukraine Will Eventually Emerge Stronger

TOPSHOT – The mother of Ukrainian soldier Lubomyr Hudzeliak, who was killed during Russia’s invasion … [+] of Ukraine, mourns over his flag-draped coffin during his funeral at the Lychakiv cemetery, in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv on April 6, 2022. – Nearly 35,000 Ukrainians fled west in 24 hours to escape the Russian … Read more

Germany’s much-vaunted trade surplus disappears as import prices surge

Germany’s much-vaunted trade surplus disappears as import prices surge

Germany trade entered negative territory in May, raising questions about the stability of its economy in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Germany is no longer exporting more than it buys from other countries, highlighting the strains that the nation and other European energy are facing … Read more

With Turkey’s economy in crisis, Erdoğan picks fights abroad – POLITICO

With Turkey’s economy in crisis, Erdoğan picks fights abroad – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article ISTANBUL — Restaurants have invested in wipe-clean menus so they can update their prices daily. Taxi drivers are asking passengers to top up their fares to meet rising fuel costs. A cappuccino that cost 20 lira earlier this year is now 30 lira. “It’s ridiculous,” said Osman, who … Read more

Italy’s economy enters choppy waters – POLITICO

Italy’s economy enters choppy waters – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Italy’s smooth sailing is about to come to an end. A combination of factors — the “Super Mario” brand of its prime minister, negative interest rates and the chance to spend nearly €200 billion in EU recovery funds — meant that the EU’s third largest economy was heading … Read more

Local nonprofit brings Ukraine refugees to Morgantown

Local nonprofit brings Ukraine refugees to Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Pamela Hines, CEO and president of the nonprofit Gold and Blue United, started the organization to help Ukraine and Russia refugees who are fleeing the war. The organization provides any kind of assistance or humanitarian needs to the Ukrainian and Russian refugees fleeing the war. They said they want to act as … Read more

Russia’s New Economic Policy: Famine, Looting And Stealing?

Russia’s New Economic Policy: Famine, Looting And Stealing?

A wheat field at a farm in southern Ukraine’s Odessa region, on May 22, 2022. (Photo by GENYA … [+] SAVILOV/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images In the 1920s, despair prompted Soviet leaders to adopt the New Economic Policy (NEP), an attempt at new policies to improve the economy. In 2022, facing sanctions … Read more