Ukraine remembers Stalin-era famine as war in Russia rages on

Ukraine remembers Stalin-era famine as war in Russia rages on

KYIV, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Saturday accused the Kremlin of reviving Josef Stalin’s “genocidal” tactics as Kyiv commemorated a Soviet-era famine that killed millions of Ukrainians during the winter of 1932-1933. ‘Holodomor’ Remembrance Day comes as Ukraine struggles to repel invading Russian forces and deal with widespread breakdowns caused by airstrikes which Kyiv … Read more

Death of Belarusian Foreign Minister Makei – Belta

Death of Belarusian Foreign Minister Makei – Belta

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei has died aged 64, the official Belta news agency reported on Saturday. “Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei died suddenly,” Belta reported. Makei had held the position since 2012. He had attended a conference of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) – a military alliance of several post-Soviet … Read more

Exclusive: Poland asks for Germany’s support in sanctioning Russian pipeline Druzhba

Exclusive: Poland asks for Germany’s support in sanctioning Russian pipeline Druzhba

WARSAW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Poland is seeking Germany’s backing to impose EU sanctions on the Polish-German section of the Druzhba pipeline so Warsaw can drop a deal to buy Russian oil l ‘next year without paying penalties, two sources familiar with the talks said. The sources also said the couple were close to reaching … Read more

Huge COVID protests erupt in China’s Xinjiang after deadly fire

Huge COVID protests erupt in China’s Xinjiang after deadly fire

November 26 (Reuters) – Rare protests erupted in China’s far western Xinjiang region, with crowds shouting at guards in hazmat suits after a deadly fire sparked anger over their prolonged lockdown of COVID-19 as nationwide infections set another record. Crowds chanted “End the lockdown!”, raising their fists in the air as they marched down a … Read more

US bans sales of Huawei and ZTE gear citing national security risk

US bans sales of Huawei and ZTE gear citing national security risk

Nov 25 (Reuters) – The Biden administration has banned the approval of new telecommunications equipment by Chinese companies Huawei Technologies (HWT.UL) and ZTE (000063.SZ) because they pose “unacceptable risk” to national security the United States. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it had adopted the final rules, which also prohibit the sale or … Read more

Germany in talks with allies over Polish pressure for Patriot deployment to Ukraine

Germany in talks with allies over Polish pressure for Patriot deployment to Ukraine

NATO declares its decision on the deployment of Patriot in a specific country Poland has asked for German launchers to be sent to western Ukraine BERLIN/WARSAW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Germany said on Friday it was discussing with allies Poland’s request to send German Patriot air defense units to Ukraine, after the NATO chief suggested … Read more

Putin tells mothers of soldiers killed in Ukraine: ‘We share your pain’

Putin tells mothers of soldiers killed in Ukraine: ‘We share your pain’

Putin meets soldiers’ mothers, some of whom are bereaved Putin: “Me personally, and all management, share your pain” Russia did not fully enumerate its battlefield losses Some mothers say the Kremlin is ignoring more critical parent groups LONDON, Nov 25 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin met more than a dozen mothers of Russian soldiers fighting … Read more

Iranian fans savor victory but clash over protests

Iranian fans savor victory but clash over protests

AL RAYYAN, Qatar, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Iran’s national football team sang as they played their national anthem in their second World Cup match against Wales on Friday, after refraining from doing so in its opener earlier this week in apparent support for the protesters. back home. Loud boos were heard from Iranian fans as … Read more

Trump is being sued again by a writer for defamation and assault for alleged rape

Trump is being sued again by a writer for defamation and assault for alleged rape

NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Donald Trump was sued on Thursday for defamation by a writer who accused the former US president of lying when he denied raping her 27 years ago. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court, former Elle magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll also accused Trump of assault during an … Read more

Oil muted as price cap proposal eases supply issues

Oil muted as price cap proposal eases supply issues

G7 price cap on Russian oil could be higher than current level of trade EIA data on gasoline inventories shows higher-than-expected construction COVID-19 controls tighten in China Nov 24 (Reuters) – Benchmark Brent oil edged lower on Thursday while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude held steady, hovering in sight of two-month lows as the level … Read more